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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

30 Mar 2020

634,835 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) including 29,891 deaths worldwide reported by World Health Organization (WHO) as of March 29, 2020 (WHO Situation Report 2020 Mar 29)

30 Mar 2020

bilateral ground glass opacities common finding on chest computed tomography in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia (AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 Mar 14 early online)

30 Mar 2020

mild or moderate respiratory disease reported in almost 90% of children with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 (Pediatrics 2020 Mar 16 early online)

24 Mar 2020

wide spectrum of clinical features and disease severity reported in children with SARS-CoV2-infection in China (N Engl J Med 2020 Mar 18 early online)

24 Mar 2020

addition of lopinavir/ritonavir to standard care may not shorten time to clinical improvement or decrease 28-day mortality in adults hospitalized with severe COVID-19 (N Engl J Med 2020 Mar 18 early online)

20 Mar 2020

no intrauterine infection by vertical transmission reported in women with COVID-19 in late pregnancy (Lancet 2020 Mar 7)

20 Mar 2020

CT features may vary between early and advanced phases of COVID-19 pneumonia (AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 Mar 5 early online)

20 Mar 2020

chest CT might help screen for COVID-19 in epidemic areas, but high false-positive rate may limit its utility (Radiology 2020 Feb 26 early online)

18 Mar 2020

older age, higher Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score, and d-dimer > 1 mcg/mL associated with increased in-hospital mortality in adults with COVID-19 (Lancet 2020 Mar 11 early online)

5 Mar 2020

history of smoking and older age associated with deterioration in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in China (Chin Med J (Engl) 2020 Feb 28 early online)

5 Mar 2020

older age and preexisting cardiovascular disease associated with increased mortality in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (Intensive Care Med 2020 Mar 3 early online)

4 Mar 2020

on African continent, Egypt, Algeria, and South Africa estimated to have highest import risk of COVID-19 from China and moderate-to-high vulnerability to epidemic emergency (Lancet 2020 Feb 20 early online)

4 Mar 2020

overall mortality rate 2.3% for earliest patients with COVID-19 in China, with higher mortality in patients with advanced age (Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 2020 Feb 17)

24 Feb 2020

doubling time of 6.4 days estimated based on COVID-19 infections exported from Wuhan, China, as of January 25, 2020 (Lancet 2020 Jan 31 early online)

14 Feb 2020

fever, fatigue, and cough most common clinical features in adults with 2019-nCoV pneumonia (JAMA 2020 Feb 7 early online)

11 Feb 2020

2019-nCoV reported to have mean incubation period of 5.2 days with each case estimated to transmit infection to mean 2.2 other people in Wuhan, China (N Engl J Med 2020 Jan 29 early online)

5 Feb 2020

FDA issues emergency use authorization for 2019-nCoV real-time PCR diagnostic panel at qualified laboratories designated by CDC (FDA News Release 2020 Feb 4)

28 Jan 2020

fever and cough most common clinical features in patients with 2019-nCoV pneumonia (Lancet 2020 Jan 24 early online)

28 Jan 2020

fever and cough most common clinical features in patients with 2019-nCoV pneumonia (Lancet 2020 Jan 24 early online)

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