COVID-19 Related Resources

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research encourages Tufts participation in COVID-19 research. Refer to the to this digest of exciting articles and announcements concerning COVID-19 research and clinical advances recently in the news. Please return for weekly updates.

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News & Articles

Tufts COVID-19 Research Community Forum Lectures

  • Modeling the COVID Epidemic in Real Time (presented April 23, 2020)
    • Joshua Cohen of the Tufts Translational Science Institute (Tufts CTSI) discusses various ways to model and predict the COVID-19 epidemic in Massachusetts.

Open Access Database

Below are selected databases to help researchers find scholarly articles about COVID-19.

  • WHO COVID-19 research article database
    • This database is compiled by the WHO and searches multiple databases. It is available for download.
  • Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library research article database
    • This database is compiled by the CDC and searches multiple databases. It is available for download.
  • Our World In Data
    • This database presents interactive visual explorations and a downloadable form of current COVID-19 data.
  • DisasterLit
    • This database is compiled by the National Library of Medicine and includes links to guidelines, reports, factsheets, etc. regarding disaster medicine and public health.
  • ClinicalTrials
    • This database is provided by the National Library of Medicine and provides up-to-date information about private and publicly funded clinical trials around the world.
  • Europe PMC
    • This database is developed and maintained by the European Bioinformatics Institute and allows users access to a collection of life sciences publications and pre-prints from trusted sources, published around the world. It includes a link to recent articles regarding COVID-19, for easier access to these publications.
  • NCBI Virus COVID-2019 data hub
    • This database is compiled by the National Library of Medicine and includes genome, nucleotide, and protein sequences of viruses, with links to COVID-19 sequences and a form to submit new COVID-19 sequences.
  • GenBank COVID-2019 Sequences
    • This database is compiled by the National Library of Medicine and offers similar data as the NCBI Virus COVID-2019 data hub.
  • PubMed
    • This database is compiled by the National Library of Medicine and offers millions of scientific citations from many different journals and includes links to trending articles regarding COVID-19 on the homepage.
  • LitCovid
    • This database is compiled by the National Library of Medicine from COVID-19 articles in PubMed. It is available for download.
  • Public Health Genomics and Precision Health Knowledge Base
    • This database provides up to date genomics and precision health information on coronavirus disease.

Journals

Below are selected journals to help researchers find scholarly articles about COVID-19.

Most have made COVID-19 articles Open Access (free of charge) while the pandemic is ongoing.

Links to archived news

June 11, 2020

April 29, 2020