1/Coronavirus Tweets from the Experts, 5/1/2020

Happy May!

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2/Let's start with Bob Wachter's latest Covid Chronicles thread, in which he discusses (among other things) scenarios for reopening the economy, and where we go from here.

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3/The greatest failure of the U.S. federal government in this crisis was the failure to ensure widespread testing.

Let's not forget this in November.

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4/An interesting and weird COVID symptom.

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5/Missed this when it first came out, but a monkey study says reinfection isn't a thing:

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6/I have yet to hear the people who make excuses for the U.S. coronavirus response explain South Korea.

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7/One wonders why we couldn't do this BEFORE a pandemic hit.

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8/The U.S. epidemic continues mostly unabated. NY is suppressing the outbreak, but it's still rising in many other places.

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9/Bye-bye IHME Model!!

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10/Forsythia Mania never dies

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11/A timeline of Trumpian missteps.

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12/ACE inhibitors don't appear to harm coronavirus patients, according to this research.

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13/"Coronavirus only hits big cities."

NOPE

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14/Why you should be very afraid whenever you see someone call for "herd immunity":

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15/Bleeding disorders in coronavirus patients.

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16/Why #TestAndTrace, along with other suppression measures like mandatory mask laws, is our only real option for reopening the economy.

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17/Vaccines, vaccines, and more vaccines!

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18/Why are meat packing plants getting hit so hard by coronavirus?

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19/Remember, nearly all experts agree that "going for herd immunity" is nuts.

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20/We need a huge national effort to hire CONTACT TRACERS!!

#TestAndTrace

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21/The Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program

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22/More data from the Remdesivir trial.

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23/Doctors can now use Remdesivir to treat coronavirus.

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24/Another good thread explaining where the U.S. is headed as we move into May.

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25/Hospitalization data shows that the U.S. outbreak, unlike outbreaks in other countries, is still getting worse. (with the exception of New York).

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26/The effort to repurpose old, off-the-shelf drugs to fight coronavirus:

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27/More data on the loss of smell and taste in coronavirus patients.

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28/Physical distancing will have to continue even when our economy reopens.

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29/Cutting off joint coronavirus research with China was a stupid move on our part.

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30/The biggest obstacle to getting a vaccine might not be the science or the human trials, but...MANUFACTURING CAPACITY BOTTLENECKS.

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31/HCQ is dangerous.

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32/It's kind of worrying that so much vaccine development effort is going into mRNA vaccines, a new technology that has never actually managed to create a human vaccine yet.

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33/Saliva tests might be a game-changer in terms of coronavirus testing.

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34/Why are clinical trials so complicated and expensive?

Read the always-excellent @Dereklowe to understand:

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35/And that's all for today! More tomorrow!

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