Latest news and advices

Advitos medical devices being tested at the front line of COVID-19 fighting – EIT Digital

Pear Therapeutics, Inc. launching a limited distribution program for its product candidate, Pear-004, for people living with schizophrenia –

Amazon, Population Aging, and the Future of Digital Health Services –

POV: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Its Effect on Pharmaceutical Marketing and Sales – Healthware Group

The Mental Health pandemic right around the corner – Healthware Group

Covid Community Alert

Halting COVID-19: The Benefits and Risks of Digital Contact Tracing – Spectrum

Quantifying SARS-CoV-2 transmission suggests epidemic control with digital contact tracing – MedRxiv

Kids’ mental health app sees spike in users in COVID-19 crisis – pharmaphorum

Has COVID-19 forever changed the way pharma does business? – pharmaphorum

UK’s National Health Service launches £500,000 COVID-19 tech competition – TechCrunch

COVID-19 pandemic pushes clinical trials to go virtual – LEO Innovation Lab Medium

Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out coronavirus – WHO

Guidance to sponsors on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic – EMA

Pregnant and worried about the new coronavirus? – Harvard Health Publishing

This Italian Company’s Masks And Filters Are Helping Doctors Fight Back Against The Coronavirus – In China, The U.S., Italy And Beyond – Forbes

COVID-19: developers of medicines or vaccines to benefit from free scientific advice – European Medicine Agency

Chinese coronavirus vaccine could be ready for trials next month – pharmaphorum

US gives emergency approval for Roche coronavirus test in the race to boost screening capacity – CNBC

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the Mission briefing on COVID-19 – 12 March 2020

“In the days and weeks ahead, we expect to see the number of #COVID19 cases, the number of deaths, and the number of affected countries climb even higher. WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction.
We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic“- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General at World Health Organization

Follow the advices by WHO to stay safe

Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? – The Guardian

Novel Coronavirus(2019-nCoV) Report – WHO
The situation report updated daily

Situation update for the EU/EEA and the UK – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
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Can telehealth help flatten the curve of COVID-19? – Harvard Health Publishing

Doctors Can Now Monitor COVID-19 Patients Remotely Thanks To Temporary FDA Policy – International Business Times

Belgium adopts COVID19-reimbursement for teleconsultations – DashPlus

Italian startup launches coronavirus diagnostic chatbot –

Instagram may offer clues about the spread of the new coronavirus – The Economist

Coronavirus: free telenursing assistence for people with Parkinson’s disease – OpenZone Zambon

Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices – 3dprintingmedia

Free COVID-19 Digital Screening Tool – Allevia Health

Technology can help diagnose, contain COVID-19 – within limits – HealthcareITnews

Software aims to identify coronavirus ‘supercarriers’ – pharmaphorum

Call for COVID-19 Innovation – startuphealth

Doctors and Patients Turn to Telemedicine in the Coronavirus Outbreak – New York Times

How COVID-19 Is Sparking a New Wave of Health Innovation – startuphealth

Gates Foundation, Wellcome launch fast-track COVID-19 therapy fund – PMLive

US insurance companies will cover costs of COVID-19 testing and treatment – The Verge

Tech Contra Viruses –

Coronavirus could be a boon for telemedicine, as health industry hopes to keep ‘worried well’ out of the hospital – CNBC

From robots to AI drugs, here are six tech startups fighting coronavirus – sifted

Roundup: Tech’s role in tracking, testing, treating COVID-19 –

How AI Helped Predict the Coronavirus Outbreak Before It Happened – Singularity Hub

Robots used to prevent spread of coronavirus –

8 Ways the Medtech Industry is Responding to the Coronavirus – MDDI

General info and other news

Guidance to sponsors on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic – EMA

The New England Journal of Medicine – All Journal content related to the Covid-19 pandemic is freely available.

Coronavirus pharma conference monitor – event impact of COVID-19 – pharmaphorum

COVID-19: too little, too late? – The Lancet

Sanofi Pasteur to develop COVID-19 vaccine with US government –

Drug Repurposing for Coronavirus: What has been done, and how we’re tackling it. – Cyclica

The coronavirus is the first true social-media “infodemic” – MIT Technology Review
Social media has zipped information and misinformation around the world at unprecedented speeds, fueling panic, racism… and hope.

Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China – The Lancet