Coronapod: The big COVID research papers of 2020
Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker and Traci Watson discuss some of 2020's most significant coronavirus research papers.
In the final Coronapod of 2020, we dive into the scientific literature to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers have discovered so much about SARS-CoV-2 – information that has been vital for public health responses and the rapid development of effective vaccines. But we also look forward to 2021, and the critical questions that remain to be answered about the pandemic.
A Novel Coronavirus from Patients with Pneumonia in China, 2019 - New England Journal of Medicine, 24 January
Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China - The Lancet, 24 January
A pneumonia outbreak associated with a new coronavirus of probable bat origin - Nature, 3 February
A new coronavirus associated with human respiratory disease in China - Nature, 3 February
Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19 - Nature Medicine, 15 April
Spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the Icelandic Population - New England Journal of Medicine, 11 June
High SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rate Following Exposure at a Choir Practice — Skagit County, Washington, March 2020 - Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, 15 August
Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks - Nature Medicine, 3 April
Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 - New England Journal of Medicine, 13 April
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