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COVID-19 Updates / 07 August 2020 Edition

7 Aug, 2020 | 00:01h | UTC

07 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Coronavirus Tracked: The Latest Figures

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Study: Even asymptomatic people carry the coronavirus in high amounts

[Preprint] Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis

Perspective: Fast, cheap tests could enable safer reopening

How safe is your school’s reopening plan? Here’s what to look for

[Preprint] Aboard the diamond princess, a case study in aerosol transmission

[Preprint] Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection

Study: Bleeding and thrombotic manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds

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06 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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WHO rapid advice guide: Use of chest imaging in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19

Video: Coronavirus update from the WHO

How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond

Review: T cell responses in patients with COVID-19

Perspective: Immunology is where intuition goes to die

Risk of COVID-19 among front-line health-care workers and the general community

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05 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Nine important things we’ve learned about the Coronavirus pandemic so far

Why pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19

“Is it safe for me to go to work?” Risk stratification for workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) serology: Implications for clinical practice, laboratory medicine and public health

Those with milder COVID-19 may not shed live virus as long

Perspective: How to think like an epidemiologist

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: How close are we to a vaccine?

Exposure to common cold coronaviruses can teach the immune system to recognize SARS-CoV-2

[Preprint] REGN-COV2 antibody cocktail prevents and treats SARS-CoV-2 infection in rhesus macaques and hamsters

Perspective: The Coronavirus is never going away

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04 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Consensus statement for post-COVID-19 rehabilitation

Editorial: Long term respiratory complications of Covid-19

Anxiety and depression in COVID-19 survivors: Role of inflammatory and clinical predictors

Cerebral micro-structural changes in COVID-19 patients – An MRI-based 3-month follow-up study

Review: Cloth face masks can reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2

Perspective: Use of facemasks during the COVID-19 pandemic

More Marketing than medical evidence: Infrared thermometers to screen for COVID-19

Immune complement and coagulation dysfunction in adverse outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection

[Preprint] The effectiveness of eight nonpharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 in 41 countries

WHO chief warns ‘there might never be’ a silver bullet for Coronavirus

Determining the optimal strategy for reopening schools, the impact of test and trace interventions, and the risk of a second COVID-19 epidemic wave in the UK

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03 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Drug treatments for Covid-19: Living systematic review and network meta-analysis

Editorial: Cellular immune responses to Covid-19

COVID-19 pandemic personal protective equipment (PPE): Guidance for intensive care

Study: Clinical features, ventilatory management, and outcome of ARDS caused by COVID-19 are similar to other causes of ARDS

From ‘brain fog’ to heart damage, COVID-19’s lingering problems alarm scientists

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil

Opinion – ‘This Push to Open Schools Is Guaranteed to Fail’

“Within two weeks of opening schools in communities with high virus transmission, teachers will become ill. All it will take is for a single teacher to become hospitalized with COVID and everything will shut down.”

CDC report: SARS-CoV-2 outbreak among attendees of an overnight camp

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 screening strategies to permit the safe reopening of college campuses in the US

Risk of severe COVID-19 disease with ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers: Cohort study including 8.3 million people

Top WHO disease detective warns against return to national lockdowns

Large SARS-CoV-2 outbreak caused by an asymptomatic traveler

Weighing the benefits and risks of proliferating observational treatment assessments: Observational cacophony, randomized harmony

Science, uninterrupted: Will COVID-19 mark the end of scientific publishing as we know it?

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31 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Remdesivir for severe Covid-19: A clinical practice guideline

Study finds high viral loads in young children with mild to moderate Covid-19, raising questions about transmission

COVID-19 and dexamethasone potential strategy to avoid steroid-related Strongyloides hyperinfection

SARS-CoV-2-reactive T cells in healthy donors and patients with COVID-19

Single-shot Ad26 vaccine protects against SARS-CoV-2 in monkeys

Study: Travel to 3 countries may have seeded COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic is “one big wave” says WHO

Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

‘A huge experiment’: How the world made so much progress on a Covid-19 vaccine so fast

How does SARS-CoV-2 cause COVID-19?

We need to talk about ventilation

Some scientists are taking a DIY coronavirus vaccine, and nobody knows if it’s legal or if it works

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30 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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[Press release] Tocilizumab did not improve outcomes in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 associated pneumonia

Study estimates large reductions in Covid-19 incidence and mortality in the US states that closed schools earlier

Report: Reopening K-12 schools during the Covid-19 pandemic

Podcast: How schools & parents should navigate reopening during Covid-19

Perspective: Reopening primary schools during the pandemic

Perspective: Opening schools won’t be easy, but here’s how to do it safely

What do we know about children and coronavirus transmission?

Swabs collected by patients or health care workers for SARS-CoV-2 testing

Meta-analysis: SARS-CoV-2 viral load dynamics, duration of viral shedding and infectiousness

‘Vaccine nationalism’ threatens global plan to distribute Covid-19 shots fairly

Case report: Cardiac endotheliitis and multisystem inflammatory syndrome after COVID-19

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29 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Evaluation of the mRNA-1273 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in monkeys

Case characteristics, resource use, and outcomes of 10 021 patients with COVID-19 admitted to 920 German hospitals

Epidemiology of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis among COVID-19 intubated patients

Study estimates the prevention costs for the next pandemic to be just 2% of Covid-19 economic damage

[Preprint] Study: Discharged COVID-19 patients with recurrent positive SARS-CoV-2 RNA pose a low risk of transmitting SARS-CoV-2

Updated AAP guidance: Management of infants born to mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

Updated analysis: Testing for Covid-19

Longitudinal analyses reveal immunological misfiring in severe COVID-19

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28 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

IDSA Guidelines on infection prevention for health care personnel caring for patients with suspected or known COVID-19

Position paper: Respiratory support in patients with COVID-19 outside the intensive care unit

Respiratory mechanics of COVID-19– versus non–COVID-19–associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Outcomes of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in patients recently recovered from Covid-19

Characteristics and strength of evidence of COVID-19 studies registered on ClinicalTrials.gov

Covidization of research: what are the risks?

Assessing the extent of SARS-CoV-2 circulation through serological studies

Perspective: A vaccine reality check

Perspective: Covid-19 vaccines may cause mild side effects, experts say, stressing need for education, not alarm

Mental health before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Masks may reduce viral dose, some experts say

Review: Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by children

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27 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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[Preprint] Cluster-randomized trial of hydroxychloroquine as prevention of Covid-19 transmission and disease

Presence of genetic variants among young men with severe COVID-19

COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease: From basic mechanisms to clinical perspectives

Multimodality imaging in evaluation of cardiovascular complications in patients with COVID-19

Study: 35% of patients had not returned to their usual state of health 2–3 weeks after testing

Management of anosmia and loss of smell in the era of Covid-19

Particle sizes of infectious aerosols: Implications for infection control

Which mask works best? We filmed people coughing and sneezing to find out

Cohort study: Perinatal transmission of COVID-19 is unlikely to occur if hygiene precautions are undertaken

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24 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Coalition Covid-19 Brazil – Randomized trial: hydroxychloroquine with or without azithromycin in mild-to-moderate Covid-19

Evolution and epidemic spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

The impact of COVID-19 and strategies for mitigation and suppression in low- and middle-income countries

A large COVID-19 outbreak in a high school 10 days after schools’ reopening

Updated CDC Guidance: Covid-19 patients no longer need tests to end isolation

Trusting evidence over anecdote: Clinical decision making in the era of Covid-19

Epidemiology of and risk factors for coronavirus infection in health care workers

Meta-analysis: Bacterial co-infection and secondary infection in patients with COVID-19

Swedish epidemiology boss says questioned COVID-19 strategy seems to be working

What scientists are learning about how long Covid-19 immunity lasts

Mask mandates and other lockdown policies reduced the spread of COVID-19 in the US

We asked coronavirus experts when they’ll hug, pub and fly again

Why do asymptomatic COVID-19 cases even happen?

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23 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Observational study: Glucocorticoid treatment linked to reduced mortality in patients with Covid-19 with initial C-reactive protein ≥20 mg/dL

Perspective: Managing uncertainty in the Covid-19 era

Rapid scaling up of Covid-19 diagnostic testing in the United States — The NIH RADx initiative

Coronavirus vaccines leap through safety trials — but which will work is anybody’s guess

Perspective: Covid-19 vaccines with ‘minor side effects’ could still be pretty bad

Controversial ‘human challenge’ trials for COVID-19 vaccines gain support

How to understand COVID-19 numbers

COVID-19 serological tests: how well do they actually perform?

COVID-19 autopsy in people who died in community settings

Fasting blood glucose at admission as a predictor for mortality in patients with COVID-19 without previous diagnosis of diabetes

Chest CT in COVID-19 pneumonia: A review of current knowledge

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22 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Editorial: The RECOVERY platform

Rapid decay of Anti–SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in persons with mild Covid-19

Seroprevalence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in 10 sites in the United States, March 23-May 12, 2020

[Preprint] Community prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 virus in England

Modeling study: Contact tracing and testing must be fast to be useful

Review: Care of the pregnant woman with Covid-19 in labor and delivery

[Preprint] Clinical characteristics of children and young people hospitalized with Covid-19 in the United Kingdom

Clinical manifestations and outcomes of critically ill children and adolescents with COVID-19 in New York City

SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls

Modeling study: Risk of resurgence up to 97% if all restrictions are lifted after 14 days with no new cases

Assessing the impact of coordinated COVID-19 exit strategies across Europe

Universal COVID-19 testing may reduce spread in long-term care facilities

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21 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Editorial: encouraging results from phase 1/2 COVID-19 vaccine trials

Phase 1/2 randomized trial: safety and immunogenicity of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

Phase 2 randomized trial: immunogenicity and safety of a recombinant adenovirus type-5-vectored COVID-19 vaccine in healthy adults

[Press release-based medicine…] Synairgen announces positive results from trial of SNG001 in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

[Preprint] Covid-19: Six clusters of symptoms could be used as a clinical prediction tool

Survivorship after COVID-19 ICU stay

Study: Increased incidence of ketoacidosis in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thrombosis in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in a New York City health system

Modeling study: impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer deaths due to delays in diagnosis

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20 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Randomized trial: dexamethasone in hospitalized patients with Covid-19

Editorial: research in the context of a pandemic

Study: household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is high if the index patient is 10–19 years of age

The role of chest radiography in confirming Covid-19 pneumonia

What counts as a Covid-19 death?

Policy responses to the coronavirus pandemic

Benefits of routine childhood vaccines far outweigh risks of additional COVID-19 transmission in Africa, modeling study suggests

COVID-19 in people with diabetes: understanding the reasons for worse outcomes

Histopathology and ultrastructural findings of fatal COVID-19 infections

Serology testing in the COVID-19 pandemic response

Is coronavirus reinfection possible?

Amabié—a Japanese symbol of the COVID-19 pandemic

The explosion of new coronavirus tests that could help to end the pandemic

Why those most at risk of COVID-19 are least likely to respond to a vaccine

Review: clinical presentation and management of COVID ‐19

Review: musculoskeletal consequences of COVID-19

Personal protective equipment and Covid-19: a review for surgeons

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17 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Randomized trial: hydroxychloroquine in nonhospitalized adults with early COVID-19

Randomized trial: hydroxychloroquine for early treatment of adults with mild Covid-19

Palliative care for patients with severe Covid-19

How effective does a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine need to be to stop the pandemic?

Open letter: challenge trials for COVID-19

Coronavirus drug and treatment tracker

What happens if Covid-19 symptoms don’t go away? Doctors are trying to figure it out

Coronavirus: why are some people experiencing long-term fatigue?

Perspective: How deadly is the coronavirus? The true fatality rate is tricky to find, but researchers are getting closer

Social isolation—the other COVID-19 threat in nursing homes

Systematic review: International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic

Review: Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission by aerosols, the rational use of masks, and protection of healthcare workers from COVID-19

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16 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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[Preprint] Randomized trial: effect of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

Physical distancing interventions and incidence of coronavirus disease 2019: natural experiment in 149 countries

Covid-19: experts criticize claim that remdesivir cuts death rates

Covid-19: an opportunity to reduce unnecessary healthcare

Review: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection risk during elective peri‐operative care

Study: Many heart attack sufferers are not seeking care due to pandemic

Hematological characteristics and risk factors in the classification and prognosis evaluation of COVID-19

Case report: intrauterine transmission of Sars-Cov-2 infection in a preterm infant

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15 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Study: universal masking in a health care system was associated with a significantly lower rate of SARS-CoV-2 positivity among health care workers

Absence of apparent transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from two stylists after exposure at a hair salon with a universal face covering policy

Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in aerosol suspensions

Coronavirus sparks new interest in using ultraviolet light to disinfect indoor air

An mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — preliminary report

Evidence-based practice for public health emergency preparedness and response

Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection

How scientific societies are weathering the pandemic’s financial storm

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14 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Researchers develop COVID-19 mortality risk calculator

Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2: theoretical considerations and available evidence

Viewpoint: communicating science in the time of a pandemic

A new understanding of herd immunity

Potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study

Perspective – “My patient caught Covid-19 twice. So long to herd immunity hopes.”

A perspective on potential antibody-dependent enhancement of SARS-CoV-2

Evidence-based medicine and COVID-19: what to believe and when to change

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13 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Review: Pathophysiology, Transmission, Diagnosis, and Treatment of COVID-19

Review: Extrapulmonary Manifestations of COVID-19

Perspective: The Mathematical Strategy that Could Transform Coronavirus Testing

Mounting Evidence Suggests Coronavirus is Airborne — But Health Advice Has Not Caught Up

WHO Concedes Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2; Critics Say Advice on Masks Still Falls Short

Comprehensive Review: Face Masks and Coverings for the General Public

Editorial – Ivermectin and COVID-19: Keeping Rigor in Times of Urgency

Study: Household COVID-19 Infection Rarely Starts with Children

Study: Increased Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated Systematic Review: Convalescent Plasma or Hyperimmune Immunoglobulin for COVID‐19

Editorial – COVID-19: The Worst May Be Yet to Come

Comparative Assessment of Particle Removal Efficiency of Fabric Masks as Alternatives to Standard Surgical Masks for PPE

Determinants of COVID-19 Disease Severity in Patients with Cancer

Case Reports: 2 Adults with Kawasaki-like Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with COVID-19

Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients With COVID-19 and Acute Ischemic Stroke

Observational Analysis: BCG Vaccine and COVID-19

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10 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Persistent Symptoms in Patients After Acute COVID-19

Systematic Review: Signs and Symptoms to Determine if a Patient Presenting in Primary care or Hospital Outpatient Settings has COVID‐19

A Conversation with John Ioannidis

These 8 Basic Steps Will Let Us Reopen Schools

Six Months Under the Coronavirus: Lessons Learned from the Leading COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies Around the Globe

Cardiac Troponin for the Diagnosis and Risk-Stratification of Myocardial Injury in COVID-19

Incidence of Stress Cardiomyopathy During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

COVID-19 PICU Guidelines: For High- and Limited-resource Settings

Intensive Care Admissions of Children with Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Associated with SARS-CoV-2

WHO Scientific Brief: Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Implications for Infection Prevention Precautions

WHO: Independent Evaluation of Global COVID-19 Response Announced

The Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19– Frequently-Asked Questions

Opinion: It’s Time to Begin a National Wastewater Testing Program for Covid-19

Observational Study Suggests an Increased Risk of COVID-19 Among Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors

Editorial: Face Masks Can be Devastating for People with Hearing Loss

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09 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

OpenSAFELY: Factors Associated with COVID-19 Death in 17 Million Patients

Challenges Estimating Total Lives Lost in COVID-19 Decisions: Consideration of Mortality Related to Unemployment, Social Isolation, and Depression

COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Federal and State Prisons

Podcast: Acute Lung Injury in Covid-19

Covid-19: The Inside Story of the RECOVERY Trial

Opinion: This Is Not a Normal Mental-Health Disaster

“Most people are resilient after disasters, and only a small percentage develop chronic conditions. But in a nation of 328 million, small percentages become large numbers when translated into absolute terms.”

The Emerging Spectrum of COVID-19 Neurology: Clinical, Radiological and Laboratory Findings

Assessment of Patients who Tested Positive for COVID-19 After Recovery

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08 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

UN Report: Preventing the Next Pandemic – Zoonotic Diseases and How to Break the Chain of Transmission

School Openings Across Globe Suggest Ways to Keep Coronavirus at Bay, Despite Outbreaks

COVID-19-associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Is A Different Approach to Management Warranted?

Meta-Analysis: Standardized Management for Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure and ARDS

Reset Sustainable Development Goals for a Pandemic World

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07 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

It is Time to Address Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

Data Show Panic and Disorganization Dominate the Study of Covid-19 Drugs

WHO: Access to HIV Medicines Severely Impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS Response Stalls

Developing a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine at Warp Speed

The Development of COVID-19 Vaccines: Safeguards Needed

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain: A Nationwide, Population-based Seroepidemiological Study

Study Addresses Clinical Validity and Utility of Serum Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

A Comprehensive Review of Manifestations of Novel Coronaviruses in the Context of Deadly COVID-19 Global Pandemic

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06 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Medication Administration and Safety During the Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO Discontinues Hydroxychloroquine and Lopinavir/Ritonavir Treatment Arms for COVID-19

Study Publications Must Be Up-To-Date in Covid Time (Regarding the Latest Observational Hydroxychloroquine Study)

Opinion – One U.K. Trial is Transforming COVID-19 Treatment. Why Haven’t Others Delivered More Results?

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

“… in an open letter to the W.H.O., 239 scientists in 32 countries have outlined the evidence showing that smaller particles can infect people, and are calling for the agency to revise its recommendations. The researchers plan to publish their letter in a scientific journal next week.”

COVID-19: This Model Shows Why Masks and Social Distancing are so Important

How to Safely Reopen Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Experiences from Taiwan

[Preprint] Randomized Trial: Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19

Six Months of Pandemic Photography

Six Months of Coronavirus: The Mysteries Scientists are Still Racing to Solve

A Guide to R — The Pandemic’s Misunderstood Metric

Meta-Analysis: Acute Complications and Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19

Systematic Review: SARS-CoV-2 Detection, Viral Load and Infectivity over the Course of an Infection

Comparing SARS-CoV-2 with SARS-CoV and Influenza Pandemics

Emergence of Kawasaki Disease Related to SARS-CoV-2 Infection in an Epicenter of the French COVID-19 Epidemic

Position Statement: Promoting and supporting children’s health and healthcare during COVID-19

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03 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Covid-19: Viral Loads in Upper Respiratory Specimens Peak by 2-3 Days from Symptom Onset and Decrease Rapidly Thereafter

Review: Neurological Associations of COVID-19

Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Covid-19 vs. Patients with Influenza

CDC Survey: Most Patients with Covid-19 Don’t Know Who Infected Them

Study Supports Link Between COVID-19 and ‘COVID Toes’

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02 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Meta-Analysis: Diagnostic Accuracy of Serological Tests for Covid-19

Estimation of Excess Deaths From COVID-19 in the United States

Review: COVID-19 and the Cardiovascular System

Meta-Analysis: The Prevalence of Symptoms in 24,410 Adults Infected by the Novel Coronavirus

Accelerating Development of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines — The Role for Controlled Human Infection Models

Visualizing the Effectiveness of Face Masks in Obstructing Respiratory Jets

Opinion: The Moral Imperative to Include Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials of Interventions for COVID-19

The Ethics of COVID-19 Treatment Studies: Too Many are Open, Too Few are Double-masked

Evidence Does Not Support Vitamin D for Reducing Respiratory Infections, Reviews Conclude

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01 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

Editorial: Is a “Cytokine Storm” Relevant to COVID-19?

Editorial: Will COVID-19 be Evidence-based Medicine’s Nemesis?

“In the current fast-moving pandemic, where the cost of inaction is counted in the grim mortality figures announced daily, implementing new policy interventions in the absence of randomized trial evidence has become both a scientific and moral imperative.”

Whole-town Study Reveals More than 40% of COVID-19 Infections Had no Symptoms

The Line is Forming for a COVID-19 Vaccine. Who Should be at the Front?

Why COVID-19 Silent Hypoxemia is Baffling to Physicians

Meta-Analysis: Outcomes from Intensive Care in Patients with COVID‐19

AAP COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry

Editorial: Twin Epidemics of Covid-19 and Non-communicable Disease

Swine Flu Strain with Human Pandemic Potential Increasingly Found in Pigs in China

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30 June 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives

 

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Press Release: No Clinical Benefit from Use of Lopinavir-ritonavir in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

[Preprint] Immunity to COVID-19 is Probably Higher than Tests Have Shown

Opinion – Coronavirus: Could it be Burning out After 20% of a Population is Infected?

Studies: Childhood Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome — A New Challenge in the Pandemic

NICE Evidence Summary: Vitamin D Not Indicated to Prevent or Treat COVID-19

Opinion: Why N95 Should Be the Standard for All COVID-19 Inpatient Care

Worldwide Effect of COVID-19 on Physical Activity: A Descriptive Study

PAHO: Existing Evidence on Ivermectin is Insufficient to Draw a Conclusion on Benefits and Harms

Updated CDC Guidance: Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings

Opinion: Cognitive Bias and Public Health Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19: The Shape of Epidemics

Graphics: Covid-19 Pace of Death

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Study: Even asymptomatic people carry the coronavirus in high amounts

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:35h | UTC

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts – The New York Times

Original Study: Clinical Course and Molecular Viral Shedding Among Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Community Treatment Center in the Republic of Korea – JAMA Internal Medicine

 


[Preprint] Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:33h | UTC

Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: a living systematic review and meta-analysis – medRxiv

 


Perspective: Fast, cheap tests could enable safer reopening

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

Fast, cheap tests could enable safer reopening – Science

 

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How safe is your school’s reopening plan? Here’s what to look for

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:30h | UTC

How Safe Is Your School’s Reopening Plan? Here’s What To Look For – NPR

 


[Preprint] Aboard the diamond princess, a case study in aerosol transmission

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:20h | UTC

Aboard the Diamond Princess, a Case Study in Aerosol Transmission – The New York Times

Original Study [Preprint]: Mechanistic Transmission Modeling of COVID-19 on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Demonstrates the Importance of Aerosol Transmission – medRxiv

 


[Preprint] Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection – medRxiv

Commentary: Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity – News Medical

 


Study: Bleeding and thrombotic manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:16h | UTC

COVID-19 and coagulation: bleeding and thrombotic manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection – Blood

Invited commentary: COVID-19 coagulopathy, thrombosis, and bleeding – Blood

 


Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:14h | UTC

Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds – CNN

Original Study: Impact of self-imposed prevention measures and short-term government-imposed social distancing on mitigating and delaying a COVID-19 epidemic: A modelling study – PLOS Medicine

 


Pulmonary embolism: Update on management and controversies

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:12h | UTC

Pulmonary embolism: update on management and controversies – The BMJ

 


AAP Clinical Report: Long-acting reversible contraception: specific issues for adolescents

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:10h | UTC

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Specific Issues for Adolescents – Pediatrics

Commentary: Teens need easy access to condoms and long-acting reversible contraception, say pediatricians – CNN

 


ATS Guideline: Diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonitis in adults

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:09h | UTC

Diagnosis of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in Adults. An Official ATS/JRS/ALAT Clinical Practice Guideline – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Summary: Challenges in Diagnosing Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Addressed in Latest Guidelines for Clinicians – American Thoracic Society

 


Guideline: Systemic anticancer therapy-induced peripheral and central neurotoxicity

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:07h | UTC

Systemic anticancer therapy-induced peripheral and central neurotoxicity: ESMO–EONS–EANO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, prevention, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


Choosing Wisely Africa: Ten low-value or harmful practices that should be avoided in cancer care

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:06h | UTC

Choosing Wisely Africa: Ten Low-Value or Harmful Practices That Should Be Avoided in Cancer Care – JCO Global Oncology

 


[Abstract Only] Study: A second bone mineral density measurement 3 years after the initial measurement is not associated with improved accuracy of fracture risk assessment

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:05h | UTC

Serial Bone Density Measurement and Incident Fracture Risk Discrimination in Postmenopausal Women – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Second BMD Measurement Not Beneficial for Identifying Hip Fracture – Physician’s Weekly

 


Meta-analysis: Association of metformin with pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome undergoing in vitro fertilization

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:04h | UTC

Association of Metformin With Pregnancy Outcomes in Women With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

 


Randomized trial: Effect of spinal manipulative and mobilization therapies in young adults with mild to moderate chronic low back pain

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 


Fri August 07 – 10 Stories of The Day!

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:36h | UTC

 

1 – Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts – The New York Times

Original Study: Clinical Course and Molecular Viral Shedding Among Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Community Treatment Center in the Republic of Korea – JAMA Internal Medicine

 

2 – Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: a living systematic review and meta-analysis – medRxiv

 

3 – Fast, cheap tests could enable safer reopening – Science

 

4 – How Safe Is Your School’s Reopening Plan? Here’s What To Look For – NPR

 

5 – Aboard the Diamond Princess, a Case Study in Aerosol Transmission – The New York Times

Original Study [Preprint]: Mechanistic Transmission Modeling of COVID-19 on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Demonstrates the Importance of Aerosol Transmission – medRxiv

 

6 – Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection – medRxiv

Commentary: Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity – News Medical

 

7 – COVID-19 and coagulation: bleeding and thrombotic manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection – Blood

Invited commentary: COVID-19 coagulopathy, thrombosis, and bleeding – Blood

 

8 – Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds – CNN

Original Study: Impact of self-imposed prevention measures and short-term government-imposed social distancing on mitigating and delaying a COVID-19 epidemic: A modelling study – PLOS Medicine

 

9 – Pulmonary embolism: update on management and controversies – The BMJ

 

10 –COVID-19 Updates / 07 August 2020 Edition

07 August 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives (several free resources)

 


WHO rapid advice guide: Use of chest imaging in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19

6 Aug, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Use of Chest Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19: A WHO Rapid Advice Guide – Radiology

 


Video: Coronavirus update from the WHO

6 Aug, 2020 | 03:01h | UTC

Coronavirus Update With Soumya Swaminathan from the WHO – JAMA

 


How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:58h | UTC

How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond – Nature

 


Review: T cell responses in patients with COVID-19

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:57h | UTC

T cell responses in patients with COVID-19 – Nature Reviews Immunology

 


Perspective: Immunology is where intuition goes to die

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:56h | UTC

Immunology Is Where Intuition Goes to Die – The Atlantic

 


Risk of COVID-19 among front-line health-care workers and the general community

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:55h | UTC

Risk of COVID-19 among front-line health-care workers and the general community: a prospective cohort study – The Lancet Public Health

Commentary: Health workers, especially minorities, at high risk for COVID, even with PPE – CIDRAP

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Continuing vs. tapering glucocorticoids after achievement of low disease activity or remission in rheumatoid arthritis

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:53h | UTC

Continuing versus tapering glucocorticoids after achievement of low disease activity or remission in rheumatoid arthritis (SEMIRA): a double-blind, multicentre, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

Commentary: Reducing corticosteroid use in rheumatoid arthritis – Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

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