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Repository of Local and International News

https://osf.io/8qcwr/ this link will take you to the Open Science Framework page: COVID-19 Qatar and world news repository and case numbers. We provide a day-by-day repository (with hyperlinks to the actual material) of selected Qatar and world news on the covid-19 pandemic that are relevant to athletes, including the total cases, new cases, deaths and recovered cases. The numbers are subject to change as the source webpages are updated.

Repository of Local and International News (relevant to athletes and the COVID-19 pandemic)

MOPH-Qatar: https://www.moph.gov.qa/english/Pages/Coronavirus2019.aspx
WHO: https://www.who.int/
STAT: https://www.statnews.com/tag/coronavirus/

News

Mercer, D. (2020, Apeil 30) Coronavirus: Scientists 'will know by July' if University of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine works. Sky News

Manthorpe, R. (2020, April 28) Coronavirus: What does the science tell us about face masks? Sky News

Whelan, Katherine (2020, April 27) Covid-19: Smartphone-Based Tests to Do at Home. MedicalExpo e-Magazine

Caulfield, T (2020, April 27). Pseudoscience and COVID-19 — we’ve had enough already  Nature

Lewis, Tanya. (April 24, 2020)  How Blood Sugar Can Trigger a Deadly Immune Response in the Flu and Possibly COVID-19 Scientific American.

Howard, Jeremy. Masks-FAQ for Sceptics (2020, April 20)

Wadman M, Couzin-Frankel J, Kaiser J, Matacic C (2020, April 17). How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes.

University of Huddersfield. (April 2020) Advice to health staff suffering skin damage from face masks

Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team. Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

Statement from the American Heart Association, the Heart Failure Society of America and the American College of Cardiology: “Patients taking ACE-i and ARBs who contract COVID-19 should continue treatment, unless otherwise advised by their physician

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/patients-taking-ace-i-and-arbs-who-contract-covid-19-should-continue-treatment-unless-otherwise-advised-by-their-physician

Stevens Harry. (2020, March 14). Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve. The Washington Post. https://wapo.st/corona-simulator?tid=ss_tw

Makin, Simon. (2020, February 5). How Coronaviruses Cause Infection-from Colds to Deadly Pneumonia. Scientific American.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-coronaviruses-cause-infection-from-colds-to-deadly-pneumonia1/?utm_source=sn&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=RMarketing&
utm_campaign=BSLB_4_CA02_GL_BSLB_USG_CA01_GL_LSGR_PubH_Coronavirus_LandingPage

Wathan, Chris. (2020, April 11). James Lawrence: Wales defender loving Bundesliga's planned coronavirus return. BBC Sport Wales. https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/52255803