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Biomedical and Health Informatics and AI for Combating COVID-19 Pandemic

In 2020, the world is facing an unknown coronavirus that claimed thousands of lives.  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant economic downturn and uncertainty to our daily lives. Many prominent BHI researchers are joining the world effort in fighting against COVID-19. The following resources are provided to the BHI community who would like to join the effort in finding solutions against COVID-19.  

BHI Activities for COVID-19

Seminars/Virtual Talks
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Gaps and Opportunities for Fighting COVID-19https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaps-opportunities-for-fighting-covid-19-tickets-138294373193?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Research Insights Covid-19: Weathering the stormhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/research-insights-covid-19-weathering-the-storm-tickets-128677242095?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
How AI is helping tackle COVID-19https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-ai-is-helping-tackle-covid-19-tickets-139823266153?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Moving Past COVID-19 – Lessons Learned from Around the Worldhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/moving-past-covid-19-lessons-learned-from-around-the-world-part-1-tickets-139487722533?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
COVID-19: Vaccines and Variantshttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-vaccines-and-variants-tickets-140691852117?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
COVID-19 Scientific Research Seminarhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-scientific-research-seminar-tickets-141176730401?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Hackathons
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Hacking Health Camp 2021http://hackinghealth.camp/
Hack HR 2021https://hackbelgiumlabs.be/hack-hr/
OpenCovid19 Initiativehttps://app.jogl.io/program/opencovid19?tab=about
Tech 4 COVIDhttps://tech4covid19.org/en/
Hack the Crisishttps://garage48.org/events/hack-the-crisis
Digital Response to COVID-19https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/collection/digital-response-covid-19/hackathons-and-events
Med-O-Vate Hackathonhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/med-o-vate-hackathon-tickets-135613795513?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Girls in AIhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-in-ai-hackathon-washington-dc-tickets-139074899769?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
MedHack 2021https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/medhack-2021-tickets-136102208369?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Challenge One Health Hackathonhttps://www.eventbrite.de/e/challenge-one-health-hackathon-tickets-132273931891?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
COVID-19 Vaccine Research and Deployment
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How computational immunology changed the face of COVID-19 vaccine developmenthttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41591-020-00027-9
Model-informed COVID-19 vaccine prioritization strategies by age and serostatushttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2021/02/01/science.abe6959
How soon will COVID-19 vaccines return life to normal?https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/02/how-soon-will-covid-19-vaccines-return-life-normal
Artificial intelligence aims to outsmart the mutating coronavirushttps://news.usc.edu/181226/artificial-intelligence-ai-coronavirus-vaccines-mutations-usc-research/
Why Vaccines Alone Will Not End the Pandemichttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/01/24/us/covid-vaccine-rollout.html
Global distribution of a covid-19 vaccine using the “Fair Priority Model”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4xZVAZmYa4
Training Videos
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Biomedical and Clinical Informatics
Dominic Suciu – COVID-19, Epidemiology and Informaticshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTejXbNES4g
Digital Humanism: Informatics in Times of COVID-19 (whole workshop)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkTF_n1BBqo
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing Informatics Experts on COVID-19 Crisishttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shLx6WcTCIQ
Conversations on COVID-19: Dissecting Clinical Informatics During a Pandemichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzyt-jVoc84
A Biobank and Clinical Informatics Hub for COVID-19https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9FKxaAdVtE
2020 COVID Series: Boston Medical Center (BMC) – Innovations in Informaticshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcQ4J_cw6eU
The Role of #Health #Informatics at the Time of #COVID19 Crisis and Beyond | Krish Nirantharakumarhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLJTprRm79U
Hannes Werthner – Opening the Workshop DIGHUM & COVID-19https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFfkFrGa1tg&list=PLKsY-6BoMQ8Ild7x2yRWZ4nApmS2PuDAP
Biomedical Imaging Informatics
Diagnostic Imaging in COVID-19: Chest X-ray and CThttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcXiQo7NneM
Imaging Findings of CoVID-19: More Than Just Ground Glass Opacities, by Henry Guo, MD, PhDhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bt9KQ8q6WJE
Imaging in COVID 19 Webinarhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr1sTcob0Y4
The Role of Chest Imaging in Patient Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: the Fleischner Societyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HMU8xjvND4
Imaging of COVID-19 – Q&A session with Dr Jonathan Chunghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEiGj5z2dLw
Radiology Preparedness for COVID-19: Radiology Scientific Expert Review Panelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T98zMYxrKU
Pt. 1 Chest CT Appearance of COVID-19https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZKjo4KcF50
Pt. 2 RSNA Consensus Statement on Reporting of CT Findings of COVID-19 (Endorsed by STR, ACR , RSNA)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fioS7dvG8Ns
Pt. 3 The Chest Radiograph in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Role, Standardized Reporting, & CT Correlationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSxOcyRd-bU
Public Health Informatics
Oxford Mathematician explains SIR Disease Model for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKMHhm2Zbkw
Oxford Mathematician explains SIR Travelling Wave Disease Model for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSLFudKBnBI
Oxford Mathematician explains SIR Incubation Disease Model for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7zKzvAS7Ig
The Coronavirus Curve – Numberphilehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6nLfCbAzgo
Epidemiological Models for Influenza and COVID-19https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcFB6_yrxGE
Estimating actual COVID 19 cases (novel corona virus infections) in an area based on deathshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCa0JXEwDEk
General Knowledge (good for background)
Coronavirus is not the flu. It’s worse.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVIGhz3uwuQ
How deadly is Covid-19?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qdd7kirwIk
The big lesson from South Korea’s coronavirus responsehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE-cA4UK07c
How coronavirus spreads outdoors vs. indoorshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6QwnzbRUyA
How coronavirus charts can mislead ushttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-3Mlj3MQ_Q
How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirushttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPpoJGYlW54&t=242s
Why fighting the coronavirus depends on youhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSQztKXR6k0
One reason why coronavirus hits black people the hardesthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAFD-0aMkwE
The US tested the wrong people for coronavirushttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6ewlQs8CAQ
What face masks actually do against coronavirushttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P27HRClMf2U
What the coronavirus looks like up closehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=421fmflQX0E
What Bill Gates hopes we learn from coronavirushttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLbJayQygzw
Why South Korea’s Coronavirus Curve Looks So Different From The Rest Of The Worldhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRz-Tr553cc
COVID-19 Data Analytics Conferences
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UK Biobank Scientific Conferencehttps://gateway.on24.com/wcc/gateway/eliteUKBiobankLtd/2386491
COVID-19 Datasets
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JHU CSSEhttps://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19
Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus-data
Covid Chest X-ray Datasethttps://github.com/ieee8023/covid-chestxray-dataset
CORD-19https://www.kaggle.com/allen-institute-for-ai/CORD-19-research-challenge
COVID-19 Korea Datasethttps://github.com/ThisIsIsaac/Data-Science-for-COVID-19
NYT and JHU Datasethttps://github.com/willhaslett/covid-19-growth
MIDAShttps://github.com/midas-network/COVID-19
COVIDNethttps://github.com/lindawangg/COVID-Net
Open COVID-19 Data Working Grouphttps://github.com/beoutbreakprepared/nCoV2019
COVID-19 CT Lung and Infection Segmentation Datasethttps://zenodo.org/record/3757476#.Xvy6OygzbZt
COVID-19 POCUS Ultrasoundhttps://github.com/jannisborn/covid19_pocus_ultrasound
COVID-19 EU Datahttps://github.com/covid19-eu-zh/covid19-eu-data
COVID-19 Molecular Structure and Therapeutics Hubhttps://covid.molssi.org/
Nextstrainhttps://nextstrain.org/