NYT on kids and cloth face masks, 9 Apr 2020.
U.S. children with coronavirus are less hard hit than adults, first data shows, 6 Apr 2020. CDC analysis of 2,572 cases found 3 deaths. Babies seem more vulnerable, but the data was incomplete.
A tiger Is slightly sick with the coronavirus. Your cats are probably OK, 6 Apr 2020. Scientists are still trying to understand which animals may be susceptible to the new coronavirus. Much is unknown, but there’s no evidence so far that pets can spread the virus to people.
Dr Fauci chats with Coach K on COVID-19, 3 Apr 2020.
Graphs of COVID-19 (updated daily), 1 Apr 2020.
United States regulators have endorsed a new quick test from Abbott Laboratories for diagnosing COVID-19, 27 Mar 2020. This molecular test is similar to ones done in labs. The platform is already in use in clinics across the US to diagnose strep throat, flu, and RSV. Using the same tabletop machine, providers will be able to quickly diagnose COVID-19.
Italy remains hard hit, but may be showing a decline in its number of cases (Italian), 25 Mar 2020.
Gilead, the maker of remdesivir, an antiviral drug that is being tested for efficacy against COVID-19, reports that it is prioritizing provision of the drug for clinical trials and for certain infected patients, including severely ill pregnant women and children, 23 Mar 2020.
Report on lower severity of COVID-19 disease in children, 20 Mar 2020.
How vulnerable are children to the new coronavirus?, 10 Mar 2020.