1/Coronavirus Tweets from the Experts, 4/25/2020

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2/Manufacturing capacity is an underrated constraint on vaccine availability. When evaluating vaccine candidates, make sure to look at how quickly they'll be mass manufactured!

twitter.com/ScottGottliebMā€¦
3/We might finally be getting off of the 140k/day testing plateau. Took us long enough, dang it.

twitter.com/ScottGottliebMā€¦
4/We really did try HCQ en masse. If it had worked, we'd almost certainly know by now, even without RCTs.

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5/What happens if we don't get a vaccine as soon as we hope? Is that a realistic possibility?

twitter.com/ASlavitt/statuā€¦
6/Yes, when you hear people talk about "herd immunity" and it's not in the context of vaccination, you should be scared.

twitter.com/nataliexdean/sā€¦
7/More on why you should be afraid when people say "herd immunity" and aren't talking about vaccination:

twitter.com/CBCAlerts/statā€¦
8/A really amazing thread of data on asymptomatic transmission of coronavirus.

This, by the way, is why we need #TestAndTrace.

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9/How much contact tracing do we need to do in order to suppress coronavirus outbreaks?

twitter.com/AdamJKucharskiā€¦
10/Actually this whole thread on the impact of social distancing measures is important. Note that it's for the UK. The U.S. might be different.

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11/A convalescent plasma trial is underway in San Francisco. Join it if you're in SF and you've had coronavirus!

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12/Epidemiologists debate Sweden.

twitter.com/C_Althaus/statā€¦
13/Beware of studies with large sampling bias.

twitter.com/CT_Bergstrom/sā€¦
14/A thread about the feasibility of self-collection of samples for COVID-19 tests.

twitter.com/CrystalZhengMDā€¦
15/The science of how to kick coronavirus' ass:

twitter.com/VirusesImmunitā€¦
16/Coronavirus mostly kills old people. But it can kill young people with blood clotting:

twitter.com/EricTopol/statā€¦
17/An interview about coronavirus with the man who beat the deadliest pandemic of the last half century:

twitter.com/megtirrell/staā€¦
18/More on why antibody levels don't necessarily give you an Immunity Passport:

twitter.com/UCSF/status/12ā€¦
19/An interesting study about how coronavirus works:

twitter.com/EricTopol/statā€¦
20/THIS IS AWESOME: a real-time dashboard of COVID-19 treatment trials!!

twitter.com/TheLancet/statā€¦
21/Remember: "asymptomatic at the time of testing" often (usually?) just means "pre-symptomatic".

twitter.com/BogochIsaac/stā€¦
22/If you want to listen to podcasts about the virology of coronavirus, here you go!

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23/Australia and New Zealand have done an excellent job containing the coronavirus.

twitter.com/DrDenaGrayson/ā€¦
24/A study showing "reinfections" might actually just be relapses...which means they're not contagious.

twitter.com/AndyBiotech/stā€¦
25/Why is coronavirus causing blood clots?

twitter.com/sciencecohen/sā€¦
26/The UK is going with #TestAndTrace, as it should.

twitter.com/ChristoPhraserā€¦
27/Want an alternative to the IHME model? Here's one from Los Alamos:

twitter.com/CovidProjectioā€¦
28/Remember, even with a vaccine, it's going to take years to stamp out coronavirus.

twitter.com/rplenge/statusā€¦
29/How to be an armchair epidemiologist without making things worse:

twitter.com/Caroline_OF_B/ā€¦
30/Screening for COVID-19 symptoms is under-discussed. Tech can help a lot.

twitter.com/raj_mehta/statā€¦
31/More on the biology of coronavirus:

twitter.com/CellCellPress/ā€¦
32/One of my pet peeves is the idea that #TestAndTrace is mainly about fancy new digital surveillance apps.

It's not.

It's first and foremost about an army of human beings applying very traditional public health techniques.

twitter.com/DrTomFrieden/sā€¦
33/Once again: No, coronavirus hasn't silently swept through your town and given you immunity!

twitter.com/cychiu98/statuā€¦
34/Why is the U.S. not cooperating with other nations in the search for a vaccine???

twitter.com/T_Inglesby/staā€¦
35/California alone needs 20,000 people working on contact tracing. NY will probably need a lot more!

twitter.com/propublica/staā€¦
36/In general this is just a super-important thread about what we need to do to reopen our economy.

Note that #TestAndTrace gets top billing!

twitter.com/propublica/staā€¦
37/ANOTHER live dashboard of coronavirus clinical trials! Awesome!!

twitter.com/tmprowell/statā€¦
38/ covidexitstrategy.org is a good website, and I hope that testandtrace.com will be able to partner with them to help states know when and how to reopen their economies.

twitter.com/ASlavitt/statuā€¦
39/Again, if you haven't read this thread about #TestAndTrace, check it out!!

twitter.com/tmprowell/statā€¦
40/Seattle has barely been able to contain the virus.

twitter.com/ByMikeBaker/stā€¦
41/Canada testing convalescent plasma too.

twitter.com/jkwan_md/statuā€¦
42/A thread of coronavirus-related data.

twitter.com/evavivalt/statā€¦
43/A small bit of good news here.

twitter.com/aetiology/statā€¦
44/As always, read Bob Wachter's "Covid Chronicles" thread.

These are the Twitter equivalent of FDR's "fireside chats". Nothing better in a crisis than that one calm voice you can depend on.

twitter.com/Bob_Wachter/stā€¦
45/Well that was fast.

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46/And that's all for today, folks!

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