March 19th: Daily Coronavirus Links

As part of the LessWrong Coron­avirus Link Database, Ben, Eliz­a­beth and I are pub­lish­ing daily up­date posts with all the new links we are adding each day that we ranked a 3 or above in our im­por­tance rank­ings. Here are all the top links that we added yes­ter­day (March 19th), by topic.

DIY

In­struc­tions for mak­ing a mask out of HEPA paper

Step by step in­struc­tions, with pic­tures, on how to form a mask out of HEPA filters or oth­er­wise un­wo­ven fabric. In Chi­nese but google trans­late was perfectly understandable

(EV): In Chi­nese but google trans­late was perfectly understandable

Med­i­cal System

China’s guide to di­ag­no­sis and treatment

China’s offi­cial C19 hand­book, trans­lated into English by them

Chi­nese Hospi­tal’s C19 guide

Zhe­jiang School of Medicine’s hos­pi­tal out­lines how to pre­vent, iden­tify, and treat COVID019

Trial us­ing hy­drox­y­chloro­quine and azithromycin

N=20, hy­rodxy­chloro­quine was effec­tive, and moreso com­bined with azithromycin

Science

Tech­ni­cal re­view of di­ag­no­sis techniques

In­tro­duc­tion to var­i­ous cat­e­gories and molec­u­lar meth­ods for di­ag­nos­ing COVID19, out­line com­pa­nies and aca­demic groups de­vel­op­ing diagnostics

Spread & Prevention

Why does Ja­pan have so few cases

Ja­pan has ~900 cases de­spite be­ing very dense and mostly con­tin­u­ing daily life (with the ex­cep­tion of the school shut down). Why?

(EV): I won­der what their pneu­mo­nia case rate is doing

Why does In­dia have so few cases

In­dia has only just had its 3rd C19 death. How did they do so well? Pos­si­bly ag­gres­sive bor­der action

(EV): I also won­der what their pneu­mo­nia case rate is doing

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