March 19th: Daily Coronavirus Links

post by habryka (habryka4), Ben Pace (Benito) · 2020-03-21T00:00:54.173Z · LW · GW · None comments

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  DIY
  Medical System
  Science
  Spread & Prevention
  Full Database Link
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As part of the LessWrong Coronavirus Link Database, Ben, Elizabeth and I are publishing daily update posts with all the new links we are adding each day that we ranked a 3 or above in our importance rankings. Here are all the top links that we added yesterday (March 19th), by topic.

DIY

Instructions for making a mask out of HEPA paper

Step by step instructions, with pictures, on how to form a mask out of HEPA filters or otherwise unwoven fabric. In Chinese but google translate was perfectly understandable

(EV):  In Chinese but google translate was perfectly understandable

Medical System

China's guide to diagnosis and treatment

China's official C19 handbook, translated into English by them

Chinese Hospital's C19 guide

Zhejiang School of Medicine's hospital outlines how to prevent, identify, and treat COVID019

Trial using hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin

N=20, hyrodxychloroquine was effective, and moreso combined with azithromycin

Science

Technical review of diagnosis techniques

Introduction to various categories and molecular methods for diagnosing COVID19, outline companies and academic groups developing diagnostics

Spread & Prevention

Why does Japan have so few cases

Japan has ~900 cases despite being very dense and mostly continuing daily life (with the exception of the school shut down). Why?

(EV): I wonder what their pneumonia case rate is doing

Why does India have so few cases

India has only just had its 3rd C19 death. How did they do so well? Possibly aggressive border action

(EV): I also wonder what their pneumonia case rate is doing

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