COVID-19 Daily Digest2020-08-15T12:26:55-04:00
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FOR INDIANA’S FRONTLINE RESPONDERS

The COVID-19 Daily Digest is made possible by WISE Indiana (Wellbeing Informed by Science and Evidence in Indiana) – a partnership between the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Monon Collaborative and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to engage Indiana’s nationally-recognized academic experts to evaluate and inform Indiana practices, programs and policies.

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EPIDEMIOLOGY

Indiana
Confirmed Cases Deaths
79,676 2,921
Updated 8-14-2020 @ 11:59 pm
USA
Confirmed Cases Deaths
5,491,849 171,932
Updated 8-15-2020 @ 12:23 pm
World
Confirmed Cases Deaths
21,261,598 767,054
Updated 8-15-2020 @ 11:27 am

EXPERT REVIEWS OF RELEVANT AND EMERGING LITERATURE

Published on :  | By Megan McHenry

Weekly Review: Clinical Studies – August 10, 2020

Case reports:

A case report of early-onset, severe COVID-19 infection in

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Published on :  | By Casey Cummins

Weekly Review: Health Effects of COVID-19 – August 10, 2020

In this issue: Effects of COVID-19 on mental health, False Positive rates in testing, Using

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Published on :  | By Maria Brann

Weekly Review: Communicating COVID-19 – August 10, 2020

Information Management

Ethically responding to the COVID-19 pandemic requires filling current gaps in information systems

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Published on :  | By Daniel Orenstein

Weekly Review: Ethics, Law & Policy – Staff, Stuff, Space & Systems – August 10, 2020

RESOURCE ALLOCATION

 This Health Affairs article by Kanter, Segal & Groeneveld

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USEFUL LINKS

STATE UPDATES

Executive Order 20-37 – FACE COVERING REQUIREMENT
As of Monday, July 27, 2020, Governor Holcomb’s executive order requires that all Hoosiers wear face coverings in most public settings. Cloth masks and other non-medical face coverings are recommended for all people, both public and private, in interacting in their workplaces and community, such as shopping. The only exception is children younger than 2 years of age; they should not have face coverings, according to the CDC.

ISDH COVID-19 Page
Indiana FSSA COVID-19 Page

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

WHO Situation Report (WHO)
Daily updates from the World Health Organization on the COVID-19 Pandemic across the globe. This document also provides surveillance data and WHO objectives during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Forecasts: Deaths
This week’s national ensemble forecast predicts that 4,200 to 10,600 new COVID-19 deaths will be reported during the week ending September 5 and that 180,000 to 200,000 total COVID-19 deaths will be reported by that date.

WHO COVID-19 Page
CDC COVID-19 Page

EXPERT RESPONSES TO KEY QUESTIONS

These documents were prepared by teams of research librarians and faculty experts in response to specific questions posed by individuals involved in Indiana’s frontline COVID-19 response. They summarize information that frontline responders may find useful. Please note that information is current for the dates specified. New studies, priorities and literature are being published daily, and best practices are rapidly evolving. These documents do not represent clinical guidelines, standard operating procedures, or the opinions or positions of FSSA.

Recently Updated Questions

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CONTACT INFORMATION

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