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COVID-19 Research News Update for May 1

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 Experts at Cincinnati Children’s

Immunity: The promise and peril of natural killer cell therapies in pulmonary infection

Co-authors from Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati: Sanjeeth Rajaram, Laura Canaday, ScM, David Ochayon, PhD, Kelly Rangel, MS, Ayad Ali, BS, Ivayla Gyurova, MS, Durga Krishnamurthy, PhD, Jonathan Fletcher, MD, Seth Reighard, PhD, Andrew Cox, MD, PhD, Matthew Weirauch, PhD, Leah Kottyan, PhD, Hitesh Deshmukh, MD, PhD, William Zacharias, MD, PhD, Michael Borchers, PhD, and Stephen Waggoner, PhD

Pediatric Grand Rounds COVID-19 Series: Testing and Pediatric Disease


Update on Remdesivir

NIH clinical trial shows Remdesivir accelerates recovery from advanced COVID-19

Explore these new findings:

BMJ: Covid-19: concerns grow over inflammatory syndrome emerging in children

BMJ: Risks to children and young people during covid-19 pandemic

Pediatric Diabetes: Summary of recommendations regarding COVID-19 in children with diabetes: Keep Calm and Mind your Diabetes Care and Public Health Advice

Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Should we stop aspirin prophylaxis in pregnant women diagnosed with COVID-19?

Clinical Obesity: COVID-19 and obesity


COVID-19 Watcher: A pandemic data tracker created at Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati that allows direct comparisons of city- and state-level activity

COVIDview: A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity from the CDC

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