COVID-19 Daily Digest2020-11-27T14:47:03-05:00
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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.

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Indiana
Confirmed Cases Deaths
324,537 5,328
Updated 11-26-2020 @ 11:59 pm
USA
Confirmed Cases Deaths
13,313,095 269,958
Updated 11-27-2020 @ 2:38 pm
World
Confirmed Cases Deaths
61,319,899 1,438,508
Updated 11-27-2020 @ 1:26 pm

EXPERT REVIEWS OF RELEVANT AND EMERGING LITERATURE

Published on :  | By Chloe Gibbs

Weekly Review: Schools, Students, and COVID-19 – November 23, 2020

This week’s post focuses on recent research on the role of school closures as a

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Published on :  | By Ross Silverman

Weekly Review: COVID-19 Legal and Ethics Issues – November 23, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine

In early December, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to complete its

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Published on :  | By Maria Brann

Weekly Review: Communicating COVID-19 – November 23, 2020

A wealth of information about COVID-19 has been circulating from multiple sources, but to ensure

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Published on :  | By Casey Cummins

Weekly Review: What’s new in the COVID-19 clinical world? – November 23, 2020

Multisystem Imaging Manifestations of COVID-19

In this article, authors discuss the

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USEFUL LINKS

STATE UPDATES

Visitation Guidelines for Long-term Care Facilities (IDOH)
Due to widespread community outbreaks of COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health strongly recommends against residents leaving facilities for excursions, funeral and weddings at this time. Individuals who leave the facility for these types of visits should be placed in quarantine for 14 days when returning.

Indiana Pandemic Information Collaborative COVID-19 Outbreak Seminar Series (IPIC)
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone in some way, but many people may not fully understand how the virus is spreading, the impact it’s having on communities or the effort to track and contain the spread. A symposium hosted by the Indiana Pandemic Information Collaborative (IPIC) aims to answer those questions for the general public. During this 10-week series. Beginning October 8th. Sessions will occur virtually each Thursday from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

IDOH COVID-19 Page
Indiana FSSA COVID-19 Page

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Update (WHO)
The number of new cases being reported globally continues to rise, with almost 4 million new cases in the past week (9–15 November) alone. The number of new deaths globally has also grown by 11%, with almost 60,000 new deaths reported, of which 81% were in Europe and the Americas.

World Health Organization Weekly Operational Update (WHO)
This publication from the WHO reviews the progress in combatting COVID-19 across the world from the previous week.

Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (CDC)
With the holidays upon us, you may have questions on how to safely travel during the pandemic. CDC has provided answers to some common questions.

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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