COVID-19 Daily Digest2021-03-05T11:51:08-05:00
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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.

Indiana
Confirmed Cases Deaths
665,285 12,263
Updated 3-4-2021 @ 11:59 pm
USA
Confirmed Cases Deaths
29,529,369 533,680
Updated 3-5-2021 @ 11:48 am
World
Confirmed Cases Deaths
115,781,179 2,572,353
Updated 3-5-2021 @ 11:24 am

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EXPERT REVIEWS OF RELEVANT AND EMERGING LITERATURE

Published on :  | By Daniel Orenstein

Weekly Review: Ethics, Law & Policy – Staff, Stuff, Space & Systems – March 1, 2021

Crisis Standards of Care

This new report from the Center for

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Published on :  | By Ross Silverman

Weekly Review: COVID-19 Legal and Ethics Issues – March 1, 2021

This week’s review will be more roundup than blog post, pointing you to new studies,

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Published on :  | By Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Weekly Review: COVID-19 Data and Surveillance – March 1, 2021

Risk Factors

This meta-analysis aims to provide an overview of the

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Published on :  | By Casey Cummins

Weekly Review: What’s new in the COVID-19 clinical world? – March 1, 2021

Persistent Post-COVID Syndrome (PPCS)

In last week’s post, persistence of COVID symptoms in patients who

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STATE UPDATES

Toolkit for Healthcare Providers (IDOH)
This page contains guidance and tools to help clinicians make decisions, protect patients and employees, and communicate with their communities.

IDOH COVID-19 Page
Indiana FSSA COVID-19 Page

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Update (WHO)
Over 2.6 million new cases were reported last week, a 7% increase compared to the previous week, following six consecutive weeks of declining numbers. The global case increase was driven by increases in the Eastern Mediterranean (14%), South-East Asia (9%), Europe (9%) and the Americas (6%). Possible reasons for this increase include the continued spread of more transmissible variants of concern (VOCs), relaxation of public health and social measures (PHSM) and fatigue around adhering to PSHM measures.

Emergency Use Authorization for Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (FDA)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 on February 27, 2021. The EUA allows the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.

COVID-19 Forecasts: Hospitalizations (CDC)
This week’s national ensemble predicts that the number of new daily confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions will likely decrease over the next 4 weeks, with 1,900 to 10,000 new confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions likely reported on March 29, 2021.

COVID-19 Forecasts: Deaths (CDC)
This week’s national ensemble predicts that the number of newly reported COVID-19 deaths will likely decrease over the next 4 weeks, with 4,400 to 12,900 new deaths likely reported in the week ending March 27, 2021. The national ensemble predicts that a total of 540,000 to 564,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported by this 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.

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