Covid-19

Weekly Science Review

Our weekly science review is a snapshot of the new and emerging scientific evidence related to COVID-19

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Latest Review:

July 25-31 2020

  • In-Depth Review of the 3 W’s: Wear a mask, Wash your hands, and Watch your distance.
  • Should the general public wear eye protection to protect from COVID-19?
  • Weekly Research Highlights

July 25-31 2020

  • In-Depth Review of the 3 W’s: Wear a mask, Wash your hands, and Watch your distance.
  • Should the general public wear eye protection to protect from COVID-19?
  • Weekly Research Highlights

July 18-24, 2020

  • Update on COVID-19 vaccine development
  • What is antigen testing?
  • What is pooled testing?
  • Weekly Research Highlights

July 11-17, 2020

  • Tracking COVID-19 in the United States
  • Weekly Research Highlights

July 4-10, 2020

  • Update on airborne transmission of COVID-19: evidence and implications for precautions
  • Expanding social networks safely through bubbles
  • Weekly Research Highlights

June 27-July 3, 2020

  • HIV and COVID-19
  • Colleges and universities confront COVID-19
  • Weekly Research Highlights

June 20-26, 2020

  • Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Susceptibility, severity of illness and transmission of COVID-19 in children
  • Susceptibility of children to COVID-19
  • Severity of COVID-19 infection in children
  • COVID-19 transmission by children to others
  • The role of school closure in controlling COVID-19 transmission
  • Potential impacts of school closures due to COVID-19 and how to reopen schools safely
  • FAQs
  • Weekly Research Highlights

June 13-19, 2020

  • COVID-19 trends in the United States
  • Face mask update
  • Fecal transmission of COVID-19
  • Dexamethasone use in those with severe COVID-19 illness
  • Weekly Research Highlights

June 6-12 2020

  • MMR vaccine and COVID-19
  • ABO blood type and COVID-19
  • Where did SARS-CoV-2 come from?
  • What do we know about smoking, vaping and COVID-19?
  • What is a preprint article?
  • Weekly Research Highlights

May 30 – June 5 2020

  • Eleven epidemiological fallacies in COVID-19
  • Returning to work and COVID-19
  • The impacts of COVID-19 on mental health in the United States
  • Addiction and recovery during COVID-19
  • Weekly Research Highlights

May 23–29 2020

  • Testing and test data, what it can and cannot tell us
  • The influence of physical distancing on diseases other than COVID-19
  • Indoor versus outdoor transmission of COVID-19
  • Weekly Article Highlights

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