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On this page we share links to resources and articles that we believe could be useful to the community during this unprecedented public-health crisis.

 

 

Studies and research published about COVID-19:

 

https://www.piboston.org/wp-content/uploads/Learn-from-Italy-_a-letter-to-Boston-_18-March-2020.pdf A letter published by the PIB about the coronavirus emergency
https://www.erinbromage.com/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them  An overview of how the coronavirus works and spreads, in order to avoid and reduce exposure to it
coronaclinicaltrials.com  delves deep into coronavirus research and clinical trials updates
https://reaganudall.org/covid-19?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=1ded3976-e576-4e0c-8a74-768c3ede26bb  The Reagan-Udall foundation collects information about COVID-19 studies and treatments 
https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/ Visualizing the history of pandemics
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764560 Precautions to safely grocery shopping and unpacking groceries at the COVID-19 time
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/8-best-practices-for-successful-remote-workers/ tips for working from home by Glassdoor
https://www.piboston.org/wp-content/uploads/Coronavirus-Keeping-Stores-Safe-.pdf best practices to be held in stores as employees and customers outlined by two professors from the University of Oregon who have experience in public health and infectious diseases. The link points to a PDF document.
https://covid19.healthdata.org/projections Covid-19 projections for the US and broken down State-by-State
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/27/world/europe/coronavirus-italy-bergamo.html?action=click&module=Spotlight&pgtype=Homepage An interactive dashboard showing the top stories, hashtags and tweets linked to coronavirus
https://theprepared.com/blog/how-to-disinfect-packages-from-covid-19/ On how to disinfect packages
https://www.visualcapitalist.com/7-best-covid-19-resources/ 7 top resources about COVID
https://www.visualcapitalist.com/the-math-behind-social-distancing/ On social distancing

 

 

News articles and video clips

 

 

A clip about COVID-19’s impact on the Italian community in Boston by locally-based RAI journalist Stefano Salimbeni, aired on “L’Italia con Voi”, Apr 7th, 2020.

 

A clip about COVID-19’s impact on the Italian community in Boston by locally-based RAI journalist Stefano Salimbeni, aired on “L’Italia con Voi”, Apr 6th, 2020.

 

A clip about COVID-19’s impact on the Italian community in Boston by locally-based RAI journalist Stefano Salimbeni, aired on “L’Italia con Voi”, Mar 19th, 2020.

 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/21/world/coronavirus-missing-deaths.html Tracking the true toll of Coronavirus April 30th, 2020
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/16/world/coronavirus-response-lessons-learned-intl/index.html Four countries and their successful  COVID-19 response, what can we learn from them April 16th, 2020
https://www.scienceboard.net/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=can&pag=dis&ItemID=619 An Italian researcher at work on a COVID-19 vaccine April 3rd, 2020
https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-the-italian-covid-19-hospital-where-no-medics-have-been-infected-11966344 the Italian hospital where no medics have been affected by COVID April 1st, 2020
https://www.sanofi.com/en/about-us/our-stories/5-questions-about-hydroxychloroquine-and-covid-19 some facts about hydroxychloroquine compiled by Sanofi April 1st, 2020
MEDSCAPE March 25 Angiotensin Article COVID-19 and Angiotensin Drugs March 25th, 2020
MEDSCAPE March 25th Article  SARS-CoV-2 Persists in Stool After Respiratory Samples Test Negative March 25th, 2020
COVID-19 and ACE COVID and Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptors blockers March 24th, 2020
Fatality rate and characteristics of patients affected by COVID-19 in Italy Covid mortality in Italy March 23rd, 2020
letter from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in this letter addresses Italians living in North America March 23rd, 2020
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/03/who-launches-global-megatrial-four-most-promising-coronavirus-treatments World Health Organization announces four promising virus treatments are currently under trial March 22nd, 2020
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/27/world/europe/coronavirus-italy-bergamo.html?action=click&module=Spotlight&pgtype=Homepage An interactive timeline visualizing the impact of coronavirus in one the most affected Italian cities: Bergamo March 21st, 2020

 

 

Recommendations, notices and general information by Institutions and Government Agencies:

 

FAQ for Italian citizens and foreigners residing in Italy that wish to travel to Italy measures and restrictions applied to Italians and foreigners residing in Italy as they re-enter the Italian territory.
http://healthcare.partners.org/streaming/Live/MGH/2020COVID_MedicalGrandRounds.html Paged created by the Massachusetts General Hospital to host several live streaming presentation covering the Coronavirus pandemic
MGH mental health for COVID MGH mental health in response to COVID

 

 

Help with a donation:

 

https://donazioni.cri.it/donazioni/dona-per-emergenza-coronavirus Support the Croce Rossa Italiana
http://www.protezionecivile.gov.it/media-comunicazione/news/dettaglio/-/asset_publisher/default/content/emergenza-coronavirus-attivato-il-conto-corrente-per-le-donazioni Help the Protezione Civile relief efforts
https://www.gofundme.com/f/fundraising-to-benefit-italian-hospitals The American Consular network has launched a GoFundMe campaign called #ItalyStayStrong devoted to the support of 3 medical institutes on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight

 


 

 

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