Covid-19 global updated dashboards & toolkits:


Germ Tracker 

Covid-19 vaccinations

UN Covid-19 Data Hub

John Hopkins University

CSH Corona Traffic Light

World Health Organization

Covid19 Poops dashboard

Covid-19 Weekly newsletter

Earth Observing Dashboard

Data in the time of Covid-19

NYT Covid-19 vaccine tracker

NASA's Earth Observing Dashboard

Global Dashboard for Vaccine Equity

WSJ tracking Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Coronavirus Government Response Tracker

Cumulatine confirmed Covid-19 deaths per million people 

National Geographic - mapping the global spread of the corona virus

History and future of epidemics & pandemics:

How pandemics end

Hunting for 'disease X'

Animals, humans, disease

536 AD the worst year in history

Visualizing the history of pandemics

On the hunt for the next deadly virus

Another decade, another coronavirus

Pandemic 1: the first modern pandemic

Public-private solutions to pandemic risk

Epidemics in Western Society since 1600

The 432-year old manual on social distancing

Geographic perspectives on infectious disease

Escaping Pandora's Box - another novel coronavirus

How past pandemics may have caaused Parkinson's

Past half-century of vaccine developments and policy

IPBES report detais path to exit current 'pandemic era'

How to reduce severityof the next global virus outbreak

'Unprecedented' loss of biodiversity threatens humanity

How scientists could stop the next pandemic before it starts

She discovered coronaviruses decades ago - but got little recognition

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities to today's pandemic

Summary of pandemics, and are we ready for the next pandemic? (Peter Piot KCMG 2018)

Mario Possamia speaks with Michael McKay regarding OSHA experiences with SARS 2002/3

IPBES report: 'escaping the era of pandemics' experts warn worse crises to come - options to reduce risk

Insightful talks re Covid-19 pandemic:

Professor John Ioannidis

Facing the new Covd-19 reality

Omicron displacing Delta - Dr. John Campbell

Herd immunity - Professor Salim Abdool Karim

Modelling & Simulation of viruses & pandemics

MIT Lecture series on: Covid-19 and the pandemic

Dr. David Heymann, professor of infectious diseases

The expanding arsenal of oral agents to treat Covid-19

What is a virus? First of six virology lectures at Columbia University

Public understanding and use of statistics in relation to the pandemic

What are the resposibilities of national health systems for pandemics?

Virologist Professor John Oxford charts the spread and impact of the 1918-19 flu Episode 1     Episode 2

Origins & evolution of Covid-19:

The first 100 days

The lab leak hypothesis

Viruses explained in 9 images

Why do bats have so many viruses?

Patient zero: why it's such a toxic term

The animal origins of coronavirus and flu

Wuhan: the beginning of coronavirus Covid-19

Tracing the origins of Covid-19: back to Wuhan

Why it's so tricky to trace the origin of Covid-19

A time lapse world map of every Covid-19 death

Covid is more widespread in animals than we thought

All hypothesies remain open on Covid-19 origins: WHO chief

We still don't know for sure where the coronavirus came from

What the mink Covid-19 outbreaks taught us about pandemics

How do infections like coronavirus jump from animals to people?

Covid-19 will likely be with us forever. Here's how we'll live with it

A novel coronavirus from patients with pneumonia in China, 2019

The search for animals harboring coronavirus, and why it matters

The nightmare Covid variant that beats our immunity is finally here

Did a mink just give the coronavirus to a human in The Netherlands?

SARS-CoV-2 looks like a hybrid of viruses from two different species

We still don't know the origins of the coronavirus. Here are 4 scenarios

Which animals can catch Covid-19, which animals can't - and why it matters

A novel coronavirus emerging in China - key questions for impact assessment

China's CDC, built to stop pandemics like Covid, stumbled when it mattered most

How scientists who dismissed Wuhan lab theory are linked to Chinese researchers

Wuhan coronavirus hunter Shi Zhengli speaks out    Her reply to Science magazine

Bill Gates predicted the pandemic. Here's what he thinks will be the next catastophe

Striking new evidence points yo Wuhan seafood market as the pandemic's origin point

From trafficking in endangered species to a worldwide pandemic, the roots of Covid-19

Early transmission dynamics in Wuhan, China, of novel coronavirus-infected pneumonia   

Mutations & variants of coronavirus evolution:

The Mu variant is on the rise

Will we ever get rid of Covid-19?

Variant classifications & definitions

SARS-CoV-2 variants and vaccines

SARS-CoV-2 Lambda coronavirus variant

Vaccines are pushing pathogens to evolve

The coronavirus is evolving before our eyes

How virus variants get their confusing names

Another coronavirus variant has reached Florida

Learning the language of viral evolution and escape

With an rNA virus, the past doesn't predict the future

Beating back the coronavirus requires a bigger arsenal

A troubling new pattern among the coronavirus variants

A lack of Covid-19 genomes could prolong the pandemic

Evolution 'landscapes' predict what's next for Covid virus

Scientists can now sequence an entire genome overnight

Vaccine breakthrough infections with SARS-CoV-2 variants

The coronavirus is mutating - but what determines how quickly?

Susceptibility of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants to neutralization

The implications of changes to the structural biology of SARS-CoV-2

Is a variant worse than Delta on the way? Viral evolution offers clues

Interplay between emerging SARS-C0V-2 variants and pandemic control

Why new coronavirus variants 'suddenly arose' in the UK and South Africa

New SARS-CoV-2 variants - clinical, public health, and vaccine implications

Identifying and tracking SARS-CoV-2 variants - a challenge and an opportunity  

Extraordinary patient offers surprising clues to the origins of coronavirus variants

Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine against the B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 variants

Why some coronavirus variants are more contagious - and how we can stop them

Mutation allows coronavirus to infect more cells, study finds. Scientists urge caution

Scientists underestimated the coronavirus - and are racing to keep up with evolution

A new Covid variant is spreading fast in the US.These are its most common variants

Making sense of mutation: what D614G means for the Covid-19 pandemic remains unclear

Spike mutation pipeline reveals the emergence of a more transmissible form of SARS-CoV-2

Lambda variant is now in 29 countries, but what evidence do we have that it is more dangerous?

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus as an agent of emerging and reemerging infection

Tracking changes in SARS-CoV-2 spike: evidence that D614G increases infectivity of the Covid-19 virus

The Omicron variant:

The Omicron variant's many unknowns

Is Omicron really less severe than Delta?

Durability of bivalent boosters against Omicron subvariants

Omicron doesn't infect the lungs very well, animal studies find

Protection against Omicron ffrom vaccination and previous infection

Omicron-targeted vaccines do no better than original jabs in early tests

Efficacy of antiviral agents against Omicfron subvariants BQ.1.1 and XBB

Protection against the Omicron variant from previous SARS-CoV-2 infection 

Challenges in inferring intrinsic severity of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

Effects of vaccination and previous infection on Omicron infections in chidren

Effectiveness of BNT162b2 vaccine against Omicrin in children 5 to 11 years of age

BA.2 subvariant of Omiicron:

Virological characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 BA.2 variant

New versions of Omicron variant makes gains against BA.2

A 'stealth' Omicron subvariant is now spreading, worrying experts

Efficacy of antiviral agents against the Omicron subvariant BA.2.75

Neutralization of Omicron subvariant BA.2.75 aafter bivalent vaccination

As BA.2 subvariant of Omicron rises, lab studies point to signs of severity

Efficacy of antiviral agents against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariant BA.2  

BA.4, BA.5, BQ.1.1, and XBB1.1 subvariants of Omicron:

Durability of bivalent boosters against Omnicon subvariants

A bivalent omicron-containing booster vaccine against Coviid-19

Why Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5 are causing fresh US outbreaks

Two new Omicron variants are spreading. Will they drive a new US surge?

Effects of vaccinatoin and previous infection on Omicron infections n children 

Neutralization of BA.4-BA.5, BA.4.6, BA.2.75.2, BQ.1.1, and XBB.1 with bivalent vaccine

Efficacy of antibodies and antiviral drugs against Omicron BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

Durability of booster mRNA vaccine against  SARS-CoV-2 BA 2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

The Delta variant:

How dangerous is the Delta Plus variant?

The dangerous delta variiant is on the rise

Effectivenrss of Covid-19 vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant

What history tells us about the delta variant - and the variants that will follow

The Delta variant is spreading fast, especially where vaccination rates are low

Covid-19 Symptoms:


Can Covid-19 lead to diabetes?

SARS-CoV-2 infection of airway cells

How Covid-19 can damage all five senses

Pulmonary vascular pathology in Covid-19

Now we know how Covid attacks your heart

Covid-19 may impair men's sexual performance

Diabetes and Covid-19: a bidirectional relationship

Are you procrastinating more? Blame the pandemic

How long does the coronavirus last inside the body?

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults (MIS-A)

Mini organs reveal how the coronavirus ravage the body

A list of good news and bad news about the coronavirus

'Zoom fatigue' is taxing the brain. Here's why that happens

Lost  your smell to Covid-19? Here's how to retrain your brain

Coronavirus will resemble the common cold, scientists predict

The global phophorylation landscape of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Covid 19 can trigger tinnitus. Could the vaccines do the same?

Why Covid-19's weirdest symptoms are only just emerging now

The pandemic is giving people vivid, unusual dreams. Here's why

Are some people resistant to Covid-19? Geneticists are on the hunt

Many Covid-19 patients lost their sense of smell - will they get it back?

The coronavirus is new, but your immune system might still recognize it 

Why some Covid-19 infections may be free of symptoms but not free of harm

How Covid-19 headaches are different from others - and how to manage them 

Inside the body, the coronavirus is even more sinister than scientists had realized 

Covid-19 in the aging population, and possible newly emerging conditions:

Covid-19 risks and age

New-onset diabetes in Covid-19

Nutrition and immunity: lessons from Covid-19

Covid can interfere with your period in many ways

Covid-19 and immunity in aging populations - a new research agenda

We're living longer. What does that mean for existing vaccine stratgies?

Why even fully vaccinated older people are at high risk for severe Covid-19 

Covid-19 and the human brain:

Why does Covid-19 cause brain fog?

How Covid-19 can damage the brain

Can Covid-19 effect your personality?

Neuropathological features of Covid-19

The emerging spectrum of Covid-19 neurology

Even mild Covid-19 can cause your brain to shrink

Cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from Covid-19

How does Covid-19 affct the brain? A troubling picture emerges

Dozens more cases of neurological problems in Covid-19 reported

Could viruses cause Alzheimer's? Covid-19 brain studies offers new clues

Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

The chronic neuropsychiatric sequelae of Covid-19: the need for viral impact studies on brain functioning

Cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from Covid-19 relative to controls: N=84,285 online study

Covid-19 reinfections:

How multiple Covid-19 infections can harm the body

Multiple Covid infections can lead to chronic health issues

Long Covid:

Long Covid-19 afflicts kids too

How Covid-19 harms the heart

How Long Covid keeps us sick

Cognitive deficits in long Covid-19

How Covid-19 can damage all five senses

Towards comprehensive care for long covid

Covid-19 may impair men's sexual performance

'Microclots' could help solve the Long Covid  problem

37% of people have symptoms six months after infection

Heart-disease risk soar after Covid - even with a mild case

What causes long Covid? The answer could be in your gut

Can this 19tth Century health practice help with long Covid? 

World's brightest x-rays reveal  Covid-19's damage to the body 

Can the vaccinated develop Long Covid after a breakthrough infection?

Long Covid and impairred cognition - more evidence and more work to do

Covid-19 is linked to new diabetes cases - but long-term problems could be more severe

The impact of Covid-19 critical illness on new disability, functional outcomes and return to work at 6 months

Gastrointestinal symptoms & fecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2 RNA  suggest prolonged gastrointestin infection 

Coronavirus autopsies:

A story of 38 brains,  87 lungs and 42 hearts

The unique toll of Covid-19 on children and adolescents:

Covid-19 infections among children

Why children are not immune to Covid-19

Here's what Covid-19 does to a child's body

A Covid-19 related syndrome in children and adolescents

What Covid means for kids, and who's struggling the most

What families can do now that kids are getting the vaccine

Covid-19 is affecting kid's brains leaving troubling side effects

'Super antigens' tied to mysterious Covid-19 syndrome in children

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in US children and adolescents

SARS-C0V-2 variants.and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children

Evaluation of the BNT162b2 Covid-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age

Childhood Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome - a new challenge in the pandemic

Covid-19 in pregnancy:

Confused by Covid-19 research?

Covid-19 in pregnancy (PregCoV-19LSR)

Should you get the Covid-19 vaccine while pregnant?

Pfizer launches Covid-19 vaccine trial in pregnant women

Preliminary findings of mRNA Covid-19 vaccine safety in pregnant persons

One in four pregnant people with Covid-19 have lingering 'long haul' illness

Covid-19 outbreak and decreased hopitalisation of pregnant women in labour

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines safe for pregnant women, major study comnfirms

Detection of Covid-19 through wastewater:

US National Wastewater Surveillance System

EC adopts tracking approach with wastewater 

How sewerage testing helpd contain Covid-19

From the wastewater drain, solid pandemic data

Sewerage could be early warning system for Covid-19

Covid presence in sewerage and early stage epidemic  

Other Covid-19 detection methods:

Invasion and response

A new app can help detect the coronavirus

Lost sense of smell may be peculiar clue to infection

Covid-19 molecular diagnostic testing - lessons learned

These sniffer dogs are learning to smell the coronavirus  

K: the overlooked variable is the key to the pandemic. It's not R

Scalable and robust SARS-C0V-2 testing in an academic center

Covid-19 Artifial Intelligence diagnosis using only cough recordings

Could a distaste for broccoli indicate greater resistance to Covid-19?

JRC develops new control material for more accurate Covid-19 testing

Saliva or nasopharyngeal swab specimens for detection of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers develop CRISPR-based rapid diagnostic tool for SARS-CoV-2

Do droplets and airborne contamination cause false positives in Covid-19 tests?

Selective and cross-reactive SARS-CoV-2 T cells epitopes in unexposed humans

The computer algorithm that was among the first to detect the coronavirus outbreak

Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus

Covid-19 risk assessment tool: dual application of risk communication and risk governance

SARS-CoVid-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of Covid-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls

Initial impacts of global risk mitigation measures taken during the combatting of the Covid-19 pandemic 

Contact Tracing apps:

Introducing contact tracing

Forward thinking on backward tracing

Blueprint for the perfect coronavirus app

Coronavirus: is mass surveillance here to stay?

Covid-19 contact tracing apps attracting hackers

The effectiveness of backward contact tracing in networks 

Digital contact tracing: why Americans (and others) have a problem with it

Contact tracing for Covid-19 will be the most complex health investigation ever

What users think of Covid-19 contact-tracing apps: analysis of 8 European items

Contact tracing apps - a framework for evaluating the various options and legal concerns

Asymptomatic carriers:

Vaccinated people may still spread the virus

Natural history of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection

Why do asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 ever happen?

Why some Covid-19 infections may be free of symptoms, but not free of harm

Prolonged infectious SARS-CoV-2 shedding from an asymptomatic immunocompromised cancer patient

Covid-19 Therapeutics:

Severe Covid-19

Coronavirus good news

Covid-19 Rx: treatment simulations

The tree that changed the world map

Blood stagnation "the silent killer"  ...  Slides

Audio: Studying potential Covid-19 therapies

Can interferons stop Covid-19 before it takes hold?

(A little) clarity on convalescent plasma for Covid-19

Blood pressure drugs may improve Covid-19 survival

Audiio: Capitalizing on immune resonses to Covid-19

Dexamethasone in hospitalized patients with Covid-19

AI uncovers a potential treatment for Covid-19 patients

New drugs identified as posssible tools to fight Covid-19

These promising coronavirus treatments are saving lives

'Breakthrough' treatment slashes cooronavirus death risk

Covid-19 pneumonia and the appropriate use of antibiotics

Cats and llamas could offer a path to coronavirus therapies 

How Merck's antiviral pill could change the game for Covid-19

How the rise of antivirals may change the course of the pandemic

Regenerating the body's healing mechanisms for Covid-19 patients

What you should know about experimental therapies for coronavirus

Protection against SARS-CoV-2 after Covid-19 and previous infection

Effect of early treatment with Ivermectin among patients with Covid-19 

The urgency of care during the Covid-19 pandemic - learning as we go

Convalecent plasma antibody levels and the risk of death from Covid-19

The chloroquine chronicles: a history of the drug that conquered the world

Early Remdesivir to prevent progression to severe Covid-19 in outpatients

Impact of colchicine on mortality in patients with Covid-19: a meta-analysis

Early high-titer plasma therapy to prevent severe Covid-19 in older patients

Observational study of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalized Covid-19 patients

Repurposed antiviral drugs for Covid-19 - Interim WHO solidarity trial results

Meet Winter, the 4-year-old llama whose blood may hold a treatment for  Covid-19

Effect of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors in patients with Covid-19?

Neutralizing nanobodies bind SARS-CoV-2 spike RBD and block interaction with ACE2

An ultrapotent synthetic nanobody neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 by stabilizing inactive Spike

Can hydroxychloroquine be protective against Covid-19 - associated thrombotic events?

Treatment with interferon-a2b speeds up recovery of Covid-19 patients in exploratory study

Fluvoxamine: here's how the OCD drug might help prevent Covid-19 infectioins from getting worse

Structural basis for potent neutralization of betacoronaviruses by single-domain camelid antibodies

Bacterial modification of the host glycosaminoglycan heparan sulfate modulates SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

A linear prognostic score based on the ratio of interleaukin 6:interleukin10 predicts outcomes in Covid-19

Vitamin D:

Vitamin D for Covid-19: a case to answer?

Can vitamin D help protect against Covid-19?

The role of vtamin D in the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 infection and mortality

Covid-19 Vaccine Developments:

When will we have a vaccine?

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing

How close is a Covid-19 vaccine?

Covid-19 vaccine resource center

How do vaccines and immunity work?

Covid-19 boosters - where from here?

Here's the latest on Covid-19 vaccines

Dozens of vaccines are in development

Comparative vaccine results in England

How to ship a vaccine at -80 degrees C? 

The false dilemma of post-vaccination risk

Do we have a vaccine to end the pandemic?

Maintaining safety with SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

When should CEOs get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Encouraging acceptance of Covid-19 vaccines

Two doses or one? Covid-19 vaccine regimens

Does the world still need new Covid-19 vaccines? 

Russian Sputnik V vaccine appears safe, effective

Developing Covid-19 vaccines at pandemic speed

The people with hidden immunity against Covid-19 

Interim results of a phase 1-2a trial of Ad26.COV2.S

Effect of vaccination on transmisson of SARS-CoV-2

Individual preferences among SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Oxford vaccine is safe and induces immune response

Sugary camouflage on coronavirus offers vaccine clues

Here's how we'll know when a Covid-19 vaccine is ready

Why a coronavirus vaccine could take longer than a year

Why antibodies may not be the key to beating coronavirus

The US may soon have a third vaccine: here's how it works

The next step in Covid-19 vaccines may be through the nose

An mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 ... preliminary report

Covid-19 vaccine purchasing & manufacturing arrangements

Chinese firms uses workers to 'pre-test' vaccine in global race

The unlikely outsiders who won the race for a Covid-19 vaccine

The future of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination - lessons from influenza

Evaluation of mRNA-1273 Covid-19 vaccine in children 6-11 years

Protection by a fourth dose of BNT162b2 against Omicron in Israel

Why China could be poised to win the race for a coronavirus vaccine

Experts torn over changing vaccine doses to speed up lagging rollout

The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than Covid vaccines

Here are the answers to 6 burning questions about Covid-19 vaccines

Protection and waning of natural and hybrid immunity to SARS -CoV-2

How Covid-19 vaccines may lead to new shots for other deadly viruses

Covid-19 vaccine effectiveness against the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant

Delayed second dose versus standard regimen for Covid-19 vaccination

Vaccine companies defend Civid-19 supply deals before skeptical MEPs

A spritz instead of a jab? Future Covid-19 vaccines may go up your nose

AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 turns in positive phase III results 

Delayed large local reactions to mRNA-1273 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

We'll have a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year, says EU research chief

Oxford vaccine enters final phase of Covid-19 trials. Here's what happens now

Thailand races to create a Covid vaccine, eyes possible medical tourism boost

Oxford v Pfizer: how costs and logistics could still see Oxford's vaccine win out

mRNA gave us the first Covid-19 vaccines. It could also upend the drug industry

From Oxford to an Italian lab, one race for corona vaccine virus is gaining backers

Fauci 'seriously doubts' the Russian coronavirus vaccine is ready for widespread use 

Horseshoe crab blood is key to making a Covid-19 vaccine - but the ecosystem may suffer

Vaccination strategies and transmissions of Covid-19: evidence across advanced countries 

Finland had a patent-free Covid-19 vaccine nine months ago - but still went with big pharma

Here are the Covid-19 vaccine prospects that have made it to phase three trials and beyond

The inside story of the Oxford vs Imperial race to develop the world's first coronavirus vaccine

Risk, uncertainty and fear of failure: why scientists aren't celebrating a coronavirus vaccine yet

Russia's Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective, according to new phase III analysis

Efficcacy of antibodies and antiviral drugs against Omicron BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants

Accelerating development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines - the role for controlled human infection models

Pfizer & BioNTech announce Covid-19 vaccine candidate success in first interim analysis of Phase 3 study

Vaccine efficacy, safety, roll-out and booster shots:

What if the first coronavirus vaccines aren't the best?

Comparative effectiveness of mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

Safety and efficacy of NVX-CoV2373 Covid-19 vaccine

Efficacy and safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-Cov-2 vaccine

Homologous and heterologous Covid-19 booster vaccinations

Safety and efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 vaccine

What the efficacy rates of the Covid-19 vaccines really means

Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine gets slightly weaker over time

Moderna vs. Pfizer: both knockouts, but one seems to have the edge

Effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines over a 9-month period in North Carolina, USA

FDA authorizes Moderna Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines for children down to 6 months of age

Latest Covid-19 vaccine based on technology tested for safety in immunogenicity in IMI Ebola projects

Evaluating & deploying Covid-19 vaccines: the importance of transparency, scientific integrity & public trust

Vaccines for aged and immune-comprimised people:

The vaccine alternatives for people with compromised immune systems

Why those most at risk of Covd-19 are least likely to respond to a vaccine

Can an effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccine be developed for the older population

Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 vaccine in older adults

Vaccine equity:

Big pharma and the Covid windfall

What Covid has taught the world about ethics

From vaccine nationalism to vaccine equity - finding a path forward

COVAX mechanisms: vaccine dose sharing from national stockpile & advanced market commitment (AMC) 

Vaccines for children:

Vaccinating children against Covid-19: the lessons of measles

Evaluation of the BNT162b2 Covid-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine receives full US FDA approval for individuals 16 years & older

FDA authorizes Moderna Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines for children down to 6 months of age

Covid vaccination of persons with past natural Covid infection:

How well is our immunity holding up against Covid-19?

SARS-CoV-2 antibody response in persons with past natural infections

Rapid decay of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 anti-bodies in persons with mild Covid-19

A possible role for anti-idiotype antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination

New studies find evidence of 'superhuman' immunity to Covid-19 in some individuals

Covid-19 reinfection:

Can you catch the coronavirus twice?

I've had my Covid-19 vaccine - now what can I safely do?

Hong Kong man 'first case' documented of getting coronavirus twice

Expert reaction to first reported case of Covid-19 reinfecton in HK patient 

Incience of SARS-CoV-2 infection in health care workers by antibody status

Associated  impacts and infections:

Worldwide physical activity trends since Covid-19 onset

Drug-resistant superbug thriving in hospitals already hit hard by Covid-19

The potential impact of the Covid-19 on global antimicrobial and biocide resistance  

Breakthrough infections:

Can you still transmit Covid-19 after vaccination?

I got vaccinated, then I got Covid. What happened?

Coronavirus may never go away, even with a vaccine

Fully vaccinated individuals can still get infected with Covid-19

Here's what breakthrough infections reveal about Covid-19 vaccines 

Hospital resources - Ventilators, PPE, Oxygen, etc:

Closing the oxygen access gap

Is your N-95 style mask failing you?

Western 'science' on mask wearing

Saving your health, one mask at a time

The race to build coronavirus ventilators

To use a ventilator, or not - Stewart Brand, 81

Covid-19  could be starving patients of oxygen

What face masks actually do against coronavirus

As virus advances, doctors rethink rush to ventilate

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Covid-19

We need better face masks - and origami might help

Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19 feedback 

Nonmedical masks reduce aerosols spread by coughing

Which masks work best? Coughing and sneezing filmed

Localized models give hospitals flexibility in Covid-19 response

The crowding out of patients' treatments who do not have Covid-19:

The untold toll - the panemic's effects on patients without Covid-19

Why lockdowns have left kidney patients 'totally and completely terrified'

Practical advice:

Something practical

When to replace your mask?

Know your riisk during Covid-19

How clean is the air on airplanes?

5 tips for safely reopening our office

Universal masking in the Covid-19 era

Here's the best way to clean your face mask

If no one else is wearing a mask, should you?

How to obtain a nasopharyngeal swab specimen

Gargling for coronavirus? What science can tell us

How to safely go to the dentist during the pandemic

What settings are a higher risk for Covid-19 transmisson?

What happens if you catch Covid-19 and flu at the same time?

Virus transmission through breathing, coughs, sneezes & pets:

Aerosol transmission

The air we breathe in a car

Why aren't we wearing better masks?

Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Transmission of Covid-19 in domestic cats

Why this coronavirus is not cause for alarm

Does everyone need to wear a mask outside?

Transmission between 4 people sitting at a table

It is time to address aiborne transmission of Covid-19

Will we all need to wear facemasks against Covid-19?

Face-mask recognition has arrived - for good, or for bad 

Aerodynamic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in two Wuhan hospitals 

This 3D simulation shows why social-distancing is so important

Transmission of Covid-19 through microdroplets when speaking

Visualizing the effectiveness of face masks in obstructing respiratory jets

Why some people are superspreaders and how the body emits coronavirus

Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol

Facial masking for Covid-19: potential for 'variolation' as we await a vaccine

What is the aerodynamical equivalent for running of 1.5m social distancing for walking?

The science of airborne viruses: how particles move and what you can do to protect yourself

Aerosol transmission of Covid-19: a room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spead in the air

Mechanistic transmission modeling of Covid-19 on the Diamond Princess demostrates aerosol transmission

Surfaces likely to carry coronaviruses:

Scientists publish new research on SARS-CoV-2 virus 'survivabilty'

Self-cleaning anti-viral handrails and door knobs are coming to kill Covid-19

The effect of temperature on persistence of SARS-CoV-2 on common surfaces

Human coronavirus 229E remains infectious on common touch surface materials

Researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data on surfaces likely to carry Covid-19 

Covid-19 lockdown and its effects on CO2 emissions, air pollution, employment & the economy

Covid-19 and the world of work

How the pandemic has changed the world economy:

Air pollution can worsen the death rate from Covid-19

NASA studies how Covid-19 shutdowns affect emissions

Exposure to air pollution and Covid-19 mortality in the US

CO2 emissions responded rapidly to coronavirus measures

Blue-sky thinking: how cities can keep air clean after coronavirus

Incidents of Covid-19 and connections with air pollution exposure

Reduction in air pollution and attributable mortality due to Covid-19 lockdown

The world is on lockdown, so where are athe carbon emissions coming from? 

Peaks of fine particulate matter may modulatethe spreading and virulence of Covid-19

Other links between Covid-19 and Nature, environment, ecology & society:

What is it about mink and Covid-19?

The coronavirus is never going away

How will Covid-19 change our cities?

Global green recovery: what it requires

Covid-19: losing battles or winning the war?

Why Covid-19 will end up harming the environment

Wildfire smoke linked to higher Covid-19 death rates

Covid-19 and climate change: the planet's twin crises

The role of climate in in Covid-19 mitigation strategies

From Covid-19 crisis comes opportunity to rethink risk

US states warn that the virus may doom climate projects

Protecting land and animals will mitigate future pandemics

'Promiscuous treatment of nature' will lead to more pandemics

"I've never seen anything like ths". Chaos strikes global shipping

Global assessment report on biodiversitty and ecological services

Earth Day in a time of pandemic: our planet as a missing stakeholder 

Coronavirus global slowdown is cleaning the skies. How long will it last?   

Nature's dangerous decline 'unprecedented'; species extinction rates 'accelerating'

Why nations must prepare for natural disasters amid the current Covid-19 pandemic

Looking for another perspective on the Covid-19 pandemic? Earth science might help

Lessons from Covid-19 for managing transboundary climate risks and building resilience

Global quieting of high-frequency seismic noise due to Covid-19 pandemic lockdown measures

Land use-induced spillover: a call to action to safeguard environmental, animal & human health

Responding to Covid-19 requires strong epidemiological evidence of environmental & societal factors

A multi-hazard earth science perspective on the pandemic: potential for concurrent & cascading crises 

Covid-19 measures to save lives, protect livlihoods, safeguard nature, reduce risk of future pandemics

Global platforms to improve detection & response to future pandemics:

IPBES workshop report on biodiversity and pandemics

Massachuetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR)

The injustice of Covid-19: we need a moral constitution for our planet's health

Make science evolve into One Health approach to improve health and security

Integration mechanisms in human and animal health surveillance systems wrt global heath security threats

The post-pandemic world:

The pandemic depression

The coming post-Covid anarchy

The Great Transformation begins 

Covd-19 will reshape globalisation

Fossil CO2 emissions in the post-Covid-19 era

The future of travel after the coronavirus pandemic

Welcome to the muti-speed world of regional disparities

Post coronsvirus economic recovery polices could make or break the effort  to limit global warming to 1.5C

Research efforts to defeat Covid-19: 

EPFL call for collaboration

EU Coronavirus R&D gateway

It takes a world to end a pandemic

XSEDE Covid-19 HPC consortium

The academic response to Covid-19

R&D response to Covid-19 pandemic

Advancing in rhe fight against Covid-19

Scientists should stay away from politics

To end this pandemic, we mustt rust science 

Covid-19 research goes public through new portal

Supercomputers delve into Covid-19 spike protein

US DoE's virtual national lab to counter coronavirus

Covid-19 pandemic leads to flood of 'useless' science

How AI is accelerating drug development for Covid-19

EU launches new 122m Euro corona virus funding call

World's physics instruments turn their focus to Covid-19

Can AI spedd up the hunt for Covid-19 research results?

Mechanism discovered how the coronavirus hijacks the cell

Health and economic crisis threaten Arab funding for research

NIH launches massive initiative for Covid-19 patient data analytics

How a 2018 BBC documentary helped advance Covid-19 research

Gordon Bell special proze goes to massive SAR-CoV-2 simulations

Gordon Bell special prize goes to massive SARS-CoV-2 simulations

Natural medicine and supercompuuting team up to combat Covid-19

Biodiversity research and the impacts of a global pandemic response

From bad to worse: airline boarding changes in response to Covid-19

Launch of the billion molecules against Covid-19 JEDI grand challenge

Research illuminates the behavioral chasm between SARS and Covid-19

Lab-grown airway cells: breathing new life into respiratory disease research

Open source repository for Covid-19 drug-delievry simulation data launched

Comparative ranking of global research funding for Covid-19, as of May 2020

Global in reach, local in practice: the mixed picture on Covid-19 research collaboration

Here's what the Nobel Prize winner for medicine has to say about the Covid-19 pandemic

Supercomputters enable first holistic model of SARS-CoV-2, showing spike proteins moving in tandem

Genome-wide association and HLA region fine-mapping studies identify susceptibility loci for infections

Mathematics & Modelling of epidemics, pandemics and Covid-19:

Free software

Breaking the wave

Simulating an epidemic

Modelling the pandemic

The coronavirus unveiled

The math behind endemics

Flattening the coronavirus curve

Covid-19: the global crisis, in data

Exponential growth and epidemics

The infection tree of global epidemics

Can we predict who will get Covid-19?

A race against time to model Covid-19

Modeling the spreading risk of Covid-19

Covid-19 has a data governance problem

The tricky math of Covid-19 herd immunity

Explosive transitions in epidemic dynamics 

Why Covid -19 models don't predict the future 

How to assess risks of the coronavirus pandemic

Chasing the elusive numbers that define epidemics

Data visualization for the understanding of Covid-19

Hard lessons of modelling the coronavirus pandemic

Perspectives on herd immunity - Prof Knut Wittkowski

Coming to grips with Covid-19 's data quality challenge

How to understand - and report - figures for 'Covid death'

Covid-19 pandemiic modeling is fraught with uncertainties

A discussion of exponential growth and how to visualise it

The effect of travel restrictions on the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak

On the fallibility of simulation models in informing pandemic responses

Researchers study how transport model could help predict virus spread

A comprehensive Covid-19 response - the need for economic evaluation

Covid-19 restrictions should be eased gradually, researchers recommend

The effect of large-scale anti-contagion policies on the Covid-19 pandemic

Supercomputer modeling shows how Covid-19 spreads through populations

Measure the risk of airborne Covid-19 in your office, classroom, or a bus ride

Feasibility of controlling Covid-19 outbreaks by isolation of cases and contacts

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to 'flatten the curve'

The 'Excess Deaths' method:

The Economist: Tracking Covid-19 excess deaths across countries

The Lancet: Analysis of excess mortality Covid-19 pandemic related mortality, 2020-21 

WHO: 14.9 million excess deaths associated with the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021 

David Lloyd Owen PhD: Reconciling excess mortality with weekly government Covid-19 death reporting 



Geospatial World

National Geographics

Covid-19 intelligent insight

Coronavirus Resource Hub

Coronavirus Research Highlights

Frontiers Covid-19 Knowledge Hub

The New England Journal of Medicine

The Lancet Covid-19 Resource Centre

GEO community response to Covid-19

Covid-19 and Education:

Managing the infodemic

The Covid-19 outbreak is also an education crisis

Universities prepare for the new post-pandemic world

Education special issue from The Physiological Society 

Can Covid catalyze a transformation in graduate medical education?

The Covid infodemic - applying the epidemiologic model to counter disinformation

Covid-19 and ethical matters:

A cure at what cost?

Pandemic threatens the world's poor, compunding their misery

Covid-19's hidden heartbreaking toll: millions of orphaned children

17.7m deaths, and counting - 11 ways to stop history from repeating itself

Millenials and Gen Z are spreading coronavirus - but not because of parties and bars


All epidemiology is local

The pandemic and political order

Covid-19 regional safety assesment

McKinsey facts & figures re Covid-19

Which countries do best in beating Covid-19?

Why most Cvid-19 deaths won't be from the virus

Paying tribute to the resilience of indigenous people

How to measure your nation's response to  coronavirus

Fostering global science networks in a post-Covid world

Strategic preparedness and response plan to the coronavirus

Top 10 changes to the business world caused by coronavirus

The 2020 Goalkeeper's Report - Covid-19, a global perspective

Emergency legislation and measures around the world for Covid-19

'Why are we alloowing Big Pharma patents to artificially limit supply?'

A pandemic primer on excess mortality statistics and their comparability across countries

Covid-19: rethinking risk - a commentary on the following global, regional, national models

Greater risk of severe Covid-19 in Black, Asian and Minority ethnic populations is not yet explainable 

Global, regional, national estimate of increased risk for severe Covid-19 due to underlying health conditions


Latest Covid developments and impact

Time to spatialise epidemiology in China

Clinical features of 85 fatal cases of Covid-19 from Wuhan

Four fifths of Covid-19 cases are asymptomatic: China figures indicate

Air pollution reduction and mortality benefit during the Covid-19 outbreak in China

China builds massive Covid-19 quarantine for 4,000 people as outbreak continues

China finds heavy coronavirus traces in seafood, meat sections of Beijing food market

The experiences of health-care providers during the Covid-19 crisis in China: a qualitative study

Hong Kong:

Clustering and supersprreading potenial of SARS-CoV-2 infections in HK


RIKEN researchers start imagining a post-Covid future

Aboard the Diamond Princess, a case study in aerosol transmission 

South Korea:

Research in the time of pandemic - S.Korea

Local government's response to Covid-19 in Korea

How South Korea prevented a coronavirus disaster - and why the battle isn't over


Thailand and the pandemic: lessons in containment

A look inside Thailand, which prevented cooronavirus from gaining a foothold


Vietnam's success in containing Covid-19 offers roadmap for other developing countries


Response to Covid-19 - Pune, India

Response to Covid-19 - Karnataka, India

Air pollution drrops in India following lockdown

Tracking SARS-CoV-2  infection in India with serology

India's pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

Contectualising geographical vulnerability to Covid-19 in India

Rural India has been overrun by the pandemic's second wave

India records 349,691 new infections in another daily global record

Four reasons why the Indian Covid crisis will derail the world economy

How India's second wave became the worst Covid-19 surge in the world

India has more then one million coronavirus cases - how did it get there?

The Covid-19 toll in India: displaced workers, falling wages, disappearing jobs

How a village in India reached 100% vaccination in the face of misinformation and hesitancy

A vulnerability index for management and response to the Covid-19 epidemic in India: an ecological study


Covid-19 spirals out of control in Nepal: 'every emergency room is full now'


The potential impact of Covid-19 in refugee camps in Bangladesh and beyond


Early policy actions and emergency response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Mongolia

Middle East:

Covid-19 response in the ME and north Africa: challenges and path forward


Israel's vaccine rollout linked to infection fall

Protection of BNT162b2 vaccine booster against Covid-19 in Israel


Why Africa is least vulnerable to Covid-19

The South Africa response to the pandemic

Wildlife & pandemics: Covid and conservation

Africa Covid-19 Community Vulnerability Index

Covid-19 in South Africa and a new SARS-CoV-2 variant 

'Serious concern' as South Africa detects new corona virus variant

Addressing challenges to rolling out Covid-19 vaccines in African countries  

Leveraging Africa's preparedness towards the next phase of the Covid-19 pandemic

Can Nigeria contain the Covid-19 outbreak using lessones from previous epidemics?

Covid-19 preparedness in Malawi: a national facilities-based critical care assessment

Why scientists are more worried about the Covid-19 variant discovered in South Africa

Limiting the spread of Covid-19 in Africa: one size mitigation strategies do not fit all countries


Over half of Europe could be infected in the next two months, WHO says


Coronavirus is killing the Dutch mink industry

No AstraZeneca vaccine for elderly Germans

Science advice cannot solve political dilemmas

European Mortality Monitoring Project (EuroMoMo)

Spain: catalonia locks down area of 210,000 people

Research to get more money in a revised EU budget

Air pollution remains low as Europeans stay at home

Citizen's trust in Covid-19 communication proccesses

Europe split over approach to virus contact tracing apps

Review of State sponsored help for European companies

Why Germany's low Covid-19 death rate might be a mirage

What's the Covid-19 reentry plan? Europe's trcky road ahead

A surge in coronavirus cases jolts France after aquiet summer

France has won the R-nmber battle, but the Covid battle rages on

Open schools, Covid-19, and child and teacher morbidity in Sweden

It's better to admit 'I don't know' than to speculate during a pandemic

Denmark to cull 15 milllion mink after coronavirus spillover to humans

The epidemiologist  behind Sweden's controversial coronavirus decision

Why is Germany able to test for coronavirus so much more than the UK? 

Pandemic boosts progress in digitising and sharing health research data

What can Canada take away from Denmark's 'done with Covid' approach?

Swedish virologist says her country's Covid-19 strategy has failed, but no one will admit

How Angela Merkel's science background gives her an edge against coronavirus in Germany 


UK - a sustainable exit strategy

UK suffers second-highest death rate from coronavirus

British PM says new Covid variant may be more deadly

Lockdown a week earlier could have 'halved UK death toll'

UK Govt launches 1B GBP package to rescue tech start-ups

Scientists criticise UK government's  'following the science' claim

Spread of a variant SARS-C0V2 in long-term care facilities in England

Effect of vaccinations on household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in England

How the UK found the first effective Covid-19 treatment - and saved a million lives 

Growing evidence that minority ethnic groups in England may be at higher risk of Covid-19

Virologist Prof John Oxford Pandemic charts the spread and impact of the 1918-19 flu in the UK


Iceland reopens with confidence

Delta Covid surge in Iceland is very bad news for the US


How an idea of outdoor living could help us this winter


Contact tracing - the ethical and legal issues

Switzerland's response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19: is the Swiss government engaged in false news and not doing its job?


Turkey has been contact tracing for a century. That offers lessons and perils


Russia's daily Covid-19 deaths top 1,000 for first time


1 million deaths!

An incalculable loss

CDC Covid-19 data tracker

Dying in a leadership vacuum

CDC Covid-19 vaccination tracker

US cause of death daily histagram

Coronavirus and the Navajo nation

Lifting universal masking in schools

Projections of US impact of Covid-19

Tracking economic impact of Covid-19

America is trapped in a pandemic spiral

Here's how to stop the virus from winning

EG.5 new dominant COVID variant in US

Authorative map of Covid-19 testing sites

New model shows peak for each US state

Understanding social distancing in America

Opportunity Insights releases Data Checker

The 'legal epidemiology' of pandemic control

Protecting the legitimacy of medical expertise

Economic carnage in US wealthiest ZIP codes

Catasrophic prediction for winter Covid deaths

America should prepare for a double pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic and the $16 trillion virus

US CDC Covid-19 pandemic planning scenarios

How good is Covid-19 testing in the US right now?

The FDA's experience with Covid-19 antibody tests

Model ouputs from GLEAM for the USA as of 15 April

An outbreal of Covid-19 ona US nuclear aircraft carrier

Modeling of Covid-19 epidemic in the USA with GLEAM

How scientists know Covid-19 is way deadlier than the flu

Covid-19 testing solutions group - Rockefeller Foundation

Where cases are growing and declining as of July 4, 2020

It's not over: Covid-19 cases are on te rise again in the US

What the coronavirus models can't see about the US reality

Sweeping new mandates aimed at unvaccinated Americans

America's extra vaccine doses could be key to global supply

Covid-19: Tempe tests wastewater to provide early warnings

US National Coronavirus response: a roadmap to reopening

The pandemic could actually strengthen the US food system

The tragic data gap undermining the US pandemic response

CDC data suggests vaccinated don't carry, can't spread virus

How US flight attendants are handling travel during Covid-19

Coronavirus in the USA: where cases are growing & declining

Where coronavirus cases are growing and declining in the US

A guide to the new Covid-19 testing rules for travel to the USA

What 5 US coronavirus models say the next month will look like

The regional distribution of Covid-19 cases in the US, visualized

Covid-19 surpasses 1918 flu as deadliest pandemic in US history 

Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy dies at 88 of Covid-19

How this more contagious virus variant became dominant in the US

Multi-ystem Inflammatory Syndrome in US children and adolescents

Trump administration strips the C.D.C. of control of coronavirus data

Dr. Fauci re US national situation interview with National Geographic

Army Corps uses maps and models to create surge hospital capacity

CBER plans for monitoring Covid-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness

There is a path out of America's Covid-19 mess - if we choose to take it

Covid-19 vaccine trials and incarcerated people - the ethics of inclusion

The epic Covid-19 memorial on the National Mall, in one stunning photo

America's face-mask culture is changing. And their meaning changes too

July 17, 2020: Where in the US coronavirus cases are growing & declining

As Delta surges in US prisons, states stop sharing statistics with the public

CDC: Fully vaccinated people don't need to quarantine if esposed to Covid

Hidden outbreaks spread through US cities far earlier than Americans knew

The growth rate of coronavirus cases in the US by state peak date, visualized

Estimating the infection fatality risk of Covid-19 in NYC, March 1-May 16, 2020

Why the US still doesn't have control of Covid-19, 6 months after pandemic began

Seattle: Early detection of Covid-19 through a citywide pandemic surveillance platform

140 million Americans have had coronavirus, according to blood tests analyzed by CDC

Characterstics of persons who died with Covid-19 .... US February 15th - May 18th, 2020

Trends in demographic characteristics of people receiving Covid-19 vaccinations in the US

Excess Covid-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during 2020 wildfires

FDA authorizes Moderna Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines for children down to 6 months of age

California, the latest epicenter, is reporting more coronavirus cases than most countries in the world

Fully vaccinated people can visit with nearby grandchildren, dine indoors with one another, CDC says

High-thoughput wastewater SARS-CoV-2 detection enables community infection dynamics in San Diego

South America:

The unusual Lambda variant is rapidly spreading in South America

Cuba & Uruguay:

Cuba develops Covid-19 vaccines, takes socialist approach

How Cuba & Uruguay are quashing coronavirus as neighbours struggle


Canada's Covid vaccine failure

Why 'black fungus' should worry Canadians

Doctors could face bleak choices in deciding who gets care in pandemic

What can Canada take away from Denmark's 'done with Covid' approach?

Mario Possamia speaks with Michael McKay regarding OSHA experiences with SARS 2002/3


100 days of the coronavirus

Suppressing the epidemic  in NSW

The one  Covid-19 number to watch 

How Australia got on top of Covid-19

Charting the Covid-19 spread in Australia

Sweden vs Australia's hard lockdown policy

How did Australia flatten its coronavirus curve?

UQ: 'Significant step' in Covid-19 vaccine quest

The Covid vaccine is here. Who will be able to see it if you've had it?

The Covid-19 economic crisis is accelerating the demise of fossil fuels

How Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage

The calculus of death shows the Covid lockdown is clearly worth the cost

This new data privacy tool is ensuring anonymous Covid-19 data stays secure and private

New Zealand:

Did we ever find out how NZ's coronavirus outbreak started?

NZ has 'effectively eliminated' coronavirus. Here's what they did right


Antarctica is the last continent without Covid-19. Scientists want to keep it that way