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    Crowdfight COVID-19

    20 Apr, 2020
    An initiative from the scientific community to put all available resources at the service of the fight against COVID-19.
    Motivation: Most current plans to fight COVID-19 rely on the assumption that treatments and/or vaccines will be available in a few months. Delays in these treatments will have enormous consequences, both in terms of economic impact and human lives.
    Aim: Put the wider scientific community at the service of COVID-19 research.

    Context: There is now ...
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    COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)

    10 Apr, 2020

    An AI challenge with AI2, CZI, MSR, Georgetown, NIH & The White House!





    Dataset Description
    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House and a coalition of leading research groups have prepared the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). CORD-19 is a resource of over 47,000 scholarly articles, including over 36,000 with full text, about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and related coronaviruses. This freely available dataset is provided to the global research ...
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    The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative

    19 Apr, 2020

    MissionThe COVID-19 host genetics initiative brings together the human genetics community to generate, share and analyze data to learn the genetic determinants of COVID-19 susceptibility, severity and outcomes. Such discoveries could help to generate hypotheses for drug repurposing, identify individuals at unusually high or low risk, and contribute to global knowledge of the biology of SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease.


    Objectives

    The COVID-19 host genetics initiative is ...
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    WHO's Facebook Messenger Chatbot to combat COVID-19 misinformation

    17 Apr, 2020

    In an effort to better inform the world about CODIV-19, the WHO has launched a Facebook Messenger version of its WHO Health Alert platform – offering instant and accurate information about COVID-19– via Facebook’s global reach.




    The WHO’s Health Alert interactive service can now be accessed in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic through WHO’s official Facebook page by selecting “Send Message” or through the dedicated Messenger link.




    The...
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    Pan-European Hackathon to connect innovators

    16 Apr, 2020
    The European Commission and EU member states have today launched a call for participation in a pan-European Hackathon to connect innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus.  The Hackathon will take place on 24, 25 and 26 April and is structured around categories of problems that need short-term solutions in relation to coronavirus health and life, business continuity, remote working and education, social & political cohesion, digital ...
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    3D Printing Against Corona!

    15 Apr, 2020
    3D Printing Against Corona is a global network of 3D printing experts providing care and treatment for everyone. Let’s do what our technology teaches us to do: think differently. Let’s push the boundaries of what is possible. Let’s join forces to provide treatment and care for everyone!

    This platform was created to help members of the 3D printing community in supporting others battling Covid-19. The Coronavirus has spread rapidly all across the globe. If infections proceed at their cur...
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    The Road to a Vaccine | J&J Initiatives

    14 Apr, 2020

    "The Road to a Vaccine," a live eight-week original educational series that will spotlight and engage the broad public in understanding the scientific and public health solutions being advanced to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The weekly video series is produced by Johnson & Johnson and hosted by journalist and producer Lisa Ling.  Each week, on Tuesday, the program will feature interviews with scientists from Johnson & Johnson, universi...
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    Event | Flattening the Curve and Raising the Bar

    14 Apr, 2020


    Even optimistic estimates of flattened covid curves will still overwhelm our healthcare systems. Startups, makers, and other innovators are helping to slow the spread, but also also to raise the capacity of the healthcare system - more tests, more masks, more ventilators, etc. 

    Join this conversation about inspiring actions underway in China, India, Europe and the US - and practical ways you can help as this crisis unfolds over the weeks and months ahead.
    Click here for...
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    VIRTUAL EVENT: Europe COVID-19 battle: The pharmaceutical industry response

    14 Apr, 2020

    EFPIA, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, and Vaccines Europe are delighted to announce the organisation of the event “Europe COVID-19 battle: The pharmaceutical industry response”, the first of a series of virtual events.

    This event will provide an opportunity to hear about and ask questions on the search for vaccines, diagnostics and treatments for use in the fight against COVID-19 and how we continue to ensure the supply of medicines to t...
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    WHO Timeline - COVID-19

    10 Apr, 2020
    World Health Organization (WHO) have created a section in their website with a daily updated timeline of statements related to COVID-19 latest WHO news.

    Click here to access WHO timeline



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    Coronavirus pandemic real-time counter

    10 Apr, 2020

    Roylab Stats post live videos everyday in Youtube with a real-time counter of coronavirus confirmed and recovered cases in all over the world. 
    The video also shows a colored world map, and breaking news. This stream is for anyone that wants to know the real-time progression of the worldwide spread of this virus.

    Click here to access its Youtube channel



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    PH launches online COVID-19 tracking, emergency response system

    10 Apr, 2020

    Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 10) — A website and mobile application was launched this week for a more real-time tracking of suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines.

    Those with Internet access can create an account on "StaySafe.PH" to help the national and local government units keep track of the health status of the public.

    During the online registration process, users will be asked if they are feeling any of the COVID-19 symptoms, such as feve...