COVID-19 — Dialectic

In Development — This post is in a highly dynamic phase, with daily additions made throughout any of its pages. Nothing herein should be considered complete.
[ARL · 2020 apr 9]
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Dialectic

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Hydroxychloroquine

“Hydroxychloroquine (also known as hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is an arthritis medicine that also can be used to prevent malaria.” Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling: Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil™) [CDC (2016 Apr 16)]


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Lopinavir/ritonavir

“Lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r), sold under the brand name Kaletra among others, is a fixed dose combination medication for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.” [Wikipedia] LPV/r is one of the medications being investigated for potential re-purposing in the treatment of COVID-19. [2020 May 4]


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Remdesivir

“Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral medication . . . originally developed to treat Ebola virus disease and Marburg virus disease.” [Wikipedia] Remdisivir is one of the medications being investigated for potential re-purposing in the treatment of COVID-19. [2020 May 4]


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Test Positivity Rate (TPR)

Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 per 100 tests conducted in which COVID-19 is suspected. See A New Statistic Reveals Why America’s COVID-19 Numbers Are Flat [The Atlantic (2016 Apr 16)] See also Practical Implications of the Non-Linear Relationship between the Test Positivity Rate and Malaria Incidence [PLoS One (2016 Mar 28)] for a discussion of TRP for malaria research.


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