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COVID-19 Research News Update for May 22

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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Ongoing COVID-19 Conversations from Pediatric Grand Rounds

The first “COVID-19 Conversations” was held May 6 and can be found here:  COVID-19 Conversations 19 – May 6.  This, along with all COVID-19 on-line education, can be found at: COVID-19 Curriculum. Please submit your questions to:

Recoverees Asked to Donate Blood Samples 

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Explore these new findings:

Science: DNA vaccine protection against SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques

Science: SARS-CoV-2 infection protects against rechallenge in rhesus macaques

Cell: Targets of T cell responses to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in humans with COVID-19 disease and unexposed individuals

Gastroenterology: Corticosteroids, but not TNF Antagonists, are Associated with Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Results from an International Registry

British Journal of Haematology: Patients with sickle cell disease and suspected COVID-19 in a pediatric ICU

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine: COVID 19 in Neonates



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