Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.


Viral Shedding in COVID 19 Patients

By Anders Gundersen, HGHI | March 10, 2020 Throat swabs are sufficient for testing, and a patient’s viral load is highest 1-5 days after the onset of symptoms: Researchers in Germany identified important aspects of how the novel coronavirus behaves. While the work is under peer-review, early publication provides details that can inform decisions on Continue reading [...]

Do Isolation And Contact Tracing Work?

A mathematical modeling paper aims to determine the extent to which the isolation of infected patients and the tracing of those they may have come into contact with is effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19 outbreaks. HGHI’s Anders Gundersen with a summary of the findings. Continue reading [...]