COVID-19 Daily Digest2021-01-15T11:57:06-05:00
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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
583,160 8,872
Updated 1-14-2021 @ 11:59 pm
USA
Confirmed Cases Deaths
23,894,865 398,865
Updated 1-15-2021 @ 11:44 am
World
Confirmed Cases Deaths
93,363,092 1,999,849
Updated 1-15-2021 @ 11:22 am

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EXPERT REVIEWS OF RELEVANT AND EMERGING LITERATURE

Published on :  | By Maria Brann

Weekly Review: Communicating COVID-19 – January 11, 2021

Combatting COVID-19 Misinformation

The majority of communication-related articles this week focus on the effects of

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Published on :  | By Casey Cummins

Weekly Review: What’s new in the COVID-19 clinical world? – January 11, 2021

Duration and determinants of SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses in individual healthcare workers

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Published on :  | By Ross Silverman

Weekly Review: COVID-19 Legal and Ethics Issues – January 11, 2021

MUST READ POLICY PIECES: This week, the New Yorker published “The Plague Year” by

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Published on :  | By Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Weekly Review: COVID-19 Data and Surveillance – January 11, 2021

Viral Load and COVID-19

Few studies have examined the association between upper respiratory tract (URT)

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STATE UPDATES

COVID-19 Vaccine Training (IDOH)
This training contains information about the COVID-19 vaccination process for providers.

IDOH COVID-19 Page
Indiana FSSA COVID-19 Page

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiological Update (WHO)
Following two weeks of low reporting, likely due to the year-end holiday period, the overall upward trend seen in earlier weeks has resumed, with just under 5 million new cases reported last week globally. The number of new deaths has also shown a similar trend, with over 85,000 reported last week, an 11% increase. All regions apart from South-East Asia showed an increase in new cases, with the Western Pacific, Africa and the Americas reporting increases of over 30%.

COVID-19 Forecasts: Hospitalizations (CDC)
This week’s national ensemble predicts a likely increase in number of daily new confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions, with 14,000 to 25,000 new confirmed COVID-19 hospital admissions reported February 8, 2021.

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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