CORONAVIRUS INFO PROVIDED BY DR. JIM HARRIS – 3/27/2020

March 27, 2020

1. MARSHALL: [Marshall News Messenger] Harrison County issues declaration of local disaster, following positive COVID-19 case
https://www.marshallnewsmessenger.com/news/harrison-county-issues-declaration-of-local-disaster-following-positive-covid/article_f750110c-6fc1-11ea-96bc-f387f9e6abe6.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share
(MNM story contains Christus Hot Line for testing—800 458 4559)

2. ATLANTIC ARTICLE WITH POSSIBILITIES FOR DURATION OR C-19
The Four Possible Timelines for Life Returning to Normal
The coronavirus outbreak may last for a year or two, but some elements of pre-pandemic life will likely be won back in the meantime.

JOE PINSKER
MARCH 26, 2020
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/how-will-coronavirus-end/608719/
(My best guess is #2 J.Harris)

3. Provocative fairly long summary of recent scientific matters relating to the Pandemic. I don’t know anything about the publication, but the article seems well researched and well written. Take your time.
The road not traveled: How Big Science skipped clinical trials after past coronavirus outbreaks
‘There was no economic incentive for pharmaceutical companies … and governmental attention’ drifted elsewhere, former HHS boss laments.

4. Lancet’s Guide for Parenting:
For WHO’s information on parenting in the time of COVID 19  see https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novelcoronavirus-2019/advice-forpublic/healthy-parenting
For UNICEF’s tips for parenting during the COVID-19 outbreak see https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/covid-19-parentingtips
For Parenting for Lifelong Health’s COVID-19 resources see https://www.covid19parenting.com/
For CDC’s guidance for schools see https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/guidance-for-schools.html

5. HOPKINS:
Cloth masks and mask sterilisation as options in case of shortage of surgical masks and respirators (ECDC) This document aims to provide advice on the use of cloth face masks and sterilisation of respirators and surgical masks as an alternative in healthcare settings with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases if there is a shortage of specialised surgical masks and respirators.


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