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Apr

20

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New Search Interface Launched for WHO COVID-19 Database

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 Tags: ,

The World Health Organization is gathering the latest international multilingual scientific findings and knowledge on COVID-19 into a database, which has been available since January 26. A more powerful search interface was just launched on April 14. The majority of citations referenced are published journal articles. The global literature cited in the WHO COVID-19 database… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Apr

13

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More New MeSH Supplementary Concept Records for COVID-19

Posted by on April 13th, 2020 Tags: ,

In March 2020, five new Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Supplementary Concept Records (SCR Class 2-Protocol) were added to the 2020 MeSH Browser in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 diagnostic testing COVID-19 drug treatment COVID-19 serotherapy COVID-19 vaccine LAMP assay These SCRs first appeared in the MeSH export files available on March 26 and March… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

Apr

10

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NLM Public Symposium on 1918 Flu Pandemic Schedued for April 29

Posted by on April 10th, 2020 Tags:

NLM’s History of Medicine Division is hosting a public research symposium on the 1918 Influenza Epidemic, Reporting, Recording, and Remembering the 1918 Influenza Epidemic, on Wednesday, April 29, 11:00am-1:00pm PDT. This event will be live-streamed and archived by NIH Videocasting.

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Public Health

Apr

02

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Public Health Foundation Offers COVID-19 Training Opportunities

Posted by on April 2nd, 2020 Tags:

The Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN Learning Network has created search tools to locate various training opportunities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). TRAIN is a national learning network that aggregates training opportunities for public health, healthcare, and preparedness professionals from thousands of training providers. The searches are live and will update as new training is… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Mar

23

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Publishers Continue Commitment to Combat COVID-19 by Extending Access to Resources

Posted by on March 23rd, 2020 Tags: ,

Sharing the worldwide concern about the spread and impact of COVID-19, publishers recognize the crucial role they can play in supporting the response to this crisis and advancing the research that will be critical in combating the virus. In immediate response to the epidemic announcement by the World Health Organization, members of the International Association… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, General, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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