Links and Stuff

Kids and COVID-19 Transmission Study by NSW Health

DNA Testing for Medication Management

FARDY FACTS episode: Popping Pills and CBD Oils-for livin

FARDY FACTS episode: CBD and Medicinal Cannabis

BasePair Genomics: https://basepair.com.au/

COVID-19 on Surfaces

See full post: https://fardy-facts.com.au/covid-19-on-surfaces/

Approved COVID-19 Cleaners

Australia’s trajectory and how we compare (rollover or tap)

https://www.covid19data.com.au/

The Importance of Respiratory Rate Tracking During The COVID-19 Pandemic

BY EMILY CAPODILUPO APRIL 1, 2020

How Respiratory Rate May Help Monitor Coronavirus
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WHOOP is releasing a fast-tracked update to our mobile apps which will make it easier for members to monitor and interpret their respiratory rates. Why? It might be the most significant metric to track if you are concerned about COVID-19.

Read on to learn more about how we measure respiratory rate and why it’s so important.
https://www.whoop.com/thelocker/respiratory-rate-tracking-coronavirus/?

plus this Get a free WHOOP strap and your first month free when you join with my link: https://join.whoop.com/#/5C071E

(Herd Immunity Strategy and the “Social Contract” we didn’t sign) What flattening the curve means, and will going hard against COVID-19 work in Australia | ABC News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMlESTPiKEU

Asthma and COVID-19

This information is based on what we currently know about the spread and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Risk of Getting COVID-19 – People with asthma may be at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19. COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/asthma.html

Blood plasma taken from covid-19 survivors might help patients fight off the disease

A small study from China suggests transfusions of blood from those who have beaten the disease could help buy time for new victimsby 

April 8, 2020 https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998700/blood-plasma-taken-from-covid-19-survivors-might-help-patients-fight-it-off/

European Task Force on Atopic Dermatitis (ETFAD) statement on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2)-infection and atopic dermatitis.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2020 Mar 29. doi: 10.1111/jdv.16411. [Epub ahead of print] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32223003

Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths.

Nutrients. 2020 Apr 2;12(4). pii: E988. doi: 10.3390/nu12040988. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32252338

CSIRO begins testing Covid-19 vaccines

02 Apr 2020

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has commenced the first stage of testing potential vaccines for COVID-19. The testing, expected to take three months, is underway at CSIRO’s high-containment biosecurity facility, the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong. https://www.csiro.au/en/News/News-releases/2020/CSIRO-begins-testing-Covid-19-vaccines

Clinical and microbiological effect of a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin in 80 COVID-19 patients with at least a six-day follow up: an observational study

Running title: Hydroxychloroquine-Azithromycin and COVID-19

https://www.mediterranee-infection.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-IHU-2-1.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1BfzvPsaJ_lwbpDqT2g9LKV6-dnWOkhPzcVgne4id6MdktRXz94M_xqYA

How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes

By Jocelyn Kaiser Mar. 27, 2020 , 3:25 https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/how-sick-will-coronavirus-make-you-answer-may-be-your-genes

Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents

Published:February 06, 2020DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.01.022

Belgian-Dutch Study: Why in times of COVID-19 you should not walk/run/bike close to each other.

https://medium.com/@jurgenthoelen/belgian-dutch-study-why-in-times-of-covid-19-you-can-not-walk-run-bike-close-to-each-other-a5df19c77d08

High expression of ACE2 receptor of 2019-nCoV on the epithelial cells of oral mucosa

International Journal of Oral Science volume 12, Article number: 8 (2020) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41368-020-0074-x?

Influenza (flu)

COVID-19 Vs Flu

WHO Flu vs COVID-19 QandA

Information about influenza (flu) disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook
https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/vaccine-preventable-diseases/influenza-flu

Flu Vaccine Product Details (Australia)

https://www.tga.gov.au/alert/2020-seasonal-influenza-vaccines

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