Geroprotective and senoremediative strategies to reduce the comorbidity, infection rates, severity, and lethality in gerophilic and gerolavic infections

By: Alex Zhavoronkov In: Aging Date: 31 March, 2020 Summary COVID-19 disproportionately harms the elderly. Infection rates, severity, and lethality all increase with age. Mostly because of higher levels of comorbidity among elderly. May also be due to decreased immune

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Estimating the number of infections and the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries

By: Seth Flaxman, Swapnil Mishra, Axel Gandy, H Juliette T Unwin, Helen Coupland, Thomas A Mellan, Harrison Zhu, Tresnia Berah, Jeffrey W Eaton, Pablo N P Guzman, Nora Schmit, Lucia Callizo, Kylie E C Ainslie, Marc Baguelin, Isobel Blake, Adhiratha

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Evidence of initial success for China exiting COVID-19 social distancing policy after achieving containment

By: Kylie E C Ainslie, Caroline Walters, Han Fu, Sangeeta Bhatia, Haowei Wang, Marc Baguelin, Samir Bhatt, Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Olivia Boyd, Lorenzo Cattarino, Constanze Ciavarella, , Zulma Cucunub√°, Gina CuomoDannenburg, Amy Dighe, Ilaria Dorigatti, Sabine L van Elsland, Rich FitzJohn,

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Fundamental principles of epidemic spread highlight the immediate need for large-scale serological surveys to assess the stage of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic

Jose Lorenco, Robert Paton, Mahan Ghafari, Moritz Kraemer, Craig Thompson, Peter Simmonds, Paul Klenerman, Sunetra Gupta In: not yet published Date: 25 March, 2020 Summary Three phases of the spread of a novel pathogenic infectious agent: Slow accumulation of new

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Evidence of initial success for China exiting COVID-19 social distancing policy after achieving containment

By: Kylie E C Ainslie, Caroline Walters, Han Fu, Sangeeta Bhatia, Haowei Wang, Marc Baguelin, Samir Bhatt, Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Olivia Boyd, Lorenzo Cattarino, Constanze Ciavarella, , Zulma Cucunub√°, Gina CuomoDannenburg, Amy Dighe, Ilaria Dorigatti, Sabine L van Elsland, Rich FitzJohn,

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Peter Hotez (2)

On: COVID-19 (Continued)Episode: 99 Date: March 2020Background: Scientist, pediatrician, and advocate in the fields of global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical disease control.Key Subjects:No real sense of actual number of cases (% of population infected).Geographical distribution of cases (density) probably

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Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand

By: Neil M Ferguson, Daniel Laydon, Gemma Nedjati-Gilani, Natsuko Imai, Kylie Ainslie, Marc Baguelin, Sangeeta Bhatia, Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Zulma Cucunub√°, Gina Cuomo-Dannenburg, Amy Dighe, Ilaria Dorigatti, Han Fu, Katy Gaythorpe, Will Green, Arran Hamlet, Wes Hinsley, Lucy C Okell, Sabine

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Paul Grewal

On: COVID-19 FAQEpisode: 98 Date: March 2020Background: Internal medicine physician and co-author of Genius Foods.Key Subjects:Impact of limited healthcare capacity.Lack of ICU beds drives higher morbidity rate of COVID-19.Inability to provide appropriate care for those hospitalized.NY State example:About 3,000 ICU

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The Drive with Peter Attia — Peter Hotez

On: COVID-19Episode: 97 Date: March 2020Background: Scientist, pediatrician, and advocate in the fields of global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical disease control.Key Subjects:COVID-19.One of three 21st century coronavirus pandemics:SARS (2003), MERS (2012), COVID-19 (now).SARS-CoV2 is the virus; COVID-19 is the

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