March 17th: Daily Coronavirus Linkspost by habryka (habryka4), Ben Pace (Benito) · 2020-03-18T20:55:45.372Z · LW · GW · None comments
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 17th), by topic.
The goal of COVIDbase is to link people who have skills to relevant projects and to inspire new ideas.
Collection of Wolfram resources relating to C19, including data visualization and mining tools and datasets to run them on
Do masks made from typical clothes do enough to be worth the convenience? Hrothgar concludes they do
Gentle guide to the basic science of C19, diagnostics, the course of the disease, and types of treatment one might receive
(FRENCH) N=24 study showed patients recovering several days faster with chloroquine, and even faster with azithromycin
Fever (91.7%), cough (75.0%), fatigue (75.0%), and gastrointestinal symptoms (39.6%) were the most common clinical manifestations, hypertension (30.0%) and diabetes mellitus (12.1%) were the most common comorbidities. Drug hypersensitivity (11.4%) and urticaria (1.4%) were self-reported by several patients. Asthma or other allergic diseases were not reported by any of the patients. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, 1.4%) patients and current smokers (1.4%) were rare. `
Scientists testesd C19 M-pro protease to determine its preferences, using a large number of both natural and unnatural amino acides.
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