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COVID-19 Research News Update for April 4

The Research Horizons science blog is sharing links to research-oriented news about the COVID-19 pandemic, especially information about how children are affected.

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From Cincinnati Children’s experts

Author: Armand H. Matheny Antommaria, MD, PhD

Journal of Hospital MedicineConflicting Duties and Reciprocal Obligations During a Pandemic

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Pediatric Research: COVID-19 in children and altered inflammatory responses

Pediatric Pulmonology: The isolation period should be longer: Lesson from a child infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Chongqing, China

Pediatric Pulmonology: Lessons unfolding from pediatric cases of COVID-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection

Pediatric Blood Cancer: Early advice on managing children with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic and a call for sharing experiences

The Lancet: Microneedle array delivered recombinant coronavirus vaccines: Immunogenicity and rapid translational development

Nature Medicine: Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face 

Science: Quantifying SARS-CoV-2 transmission suggests epidemic control with digital contact tracing

The Scientist: Cells’ Response to SARS-CoV-2 Different from Flu, RSV

— See study on bioRxiv: SARS-CoV-2 launches a unique transcriptional signature from in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo systems


NEW TO LIST: COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020

Pandemic tracker from Worldometer

Pandemic tracking dashboard from Johns Hopkins University

Ohio Department of Health: COVID-19 dashboard

Guidance for care providers from Cincinnati Children’s

A frequently updated collection of pediatric COVID-19 papers can be found here