New name! The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the new name of the virus: COVID-19.
There is also a free online 3-hour course made available by the WHO. “Emerging respiratory viruses, including nCoV: methods for detection, prevention, response and control”
As the outbreak from the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), spreads we at the PHDL want to remind you of the resources available, as well as the additions made to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) list of terms so that you can find full-text articles that could help guide your department should you already have cases or suspected cases.
If you wish to search now and read later, connect to your PubMed site from your PHDL intranet page and type as follows:
PubMed had 6 citations as of Monday, January 27, 2020, covering this topic.
CABI Global Health has citations covering coronaviruses like SARS and MERS. Two articles are available currently in CABI on the new virus. They have also opened access to resources and instructions are on their Coronavirus…deja vu page
Additional content is available at the Disaster Management Information Resource Center (DIMRC)
And finally of the over 250 journals in our collection, some of the publishers have opened access to their latest articles on the topic:
For a data visualization of the outbreak, the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering has created a map and data set for tracking around the globe. Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Global Cases
In addition to peer-revied journal articles, if you are seeking preprints GoogleScholar will find them and so will the following other sites;
This link will take you to the latest results with a search using the term “2019-nCov”. Alerts can also be set up using the Alerts/RSS link at the top right corner of the page.
Click on ‘Paper Search’ link at the top corner of the page and you will the latest tweeted preprints and a search bar will display.
Below are instructions on how to set up alerts.
For the coronavirus, I put in the MeSH working term 2019-nCoV and then saved the alert and it now appears listed under “Alert Criteria” below as a “Keyword/Author Alert”