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Fri August 14 – 10 Stories of The Day!

14 Aug, 2020 | 00:01h | UTC


1 – Methylprednisolone as Adjunctive Therapy for Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 (Metcovid): A Randomised, Double-Blind, Phase IIb, Placebo-Controlled Trial – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Related Study: Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19 — Preliminary Report – New England Journal of Medicine


2 – There’s ‘No Evidence’ Of Foodborne Transmission Of COVID-19, Says WHO – Health Policy Watch

Related: You Probably Won’t Catch the Coronavirus From Frozen Food – The New York Times


3 – Fauci Says Coronavirus Temperature Checks ‘Notoriously Inaccurate’ – Forbes

Related: Paging Dr. Hamblin: Everyone Wants to Check My Temperature – The Atlantic


4 – Effect of an Inactivated Vaccine Against SARS-CoV-2 on Safety and Immunogenicity Outcomes: Interim Analysis of 2 Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA


5 – These Covid-19 vaccine candidates could change the way we make vaccines — if they work – Vox


6 – Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Mortality among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Initial Three-Month Experience – medRxiv

Commentary: Large study suggests convalescent plasma can help treat Covid-19, but experts have doubts – STAT


7 – Contact Settings and Risk for Transmission in 3410 Close Contacts of Patients With COVID-19 in Guangzhou, China: A Prospective Cohort Study – Annals of Internal Medicine


8 – Coagulopathy in COVID-19: Manifestations and management – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine


9 – Development and validation of a model for individualized prediction of hospitalization risk in 4,536 patients with COVID-19 – PLOS One

Commentary: New prediction model can forecast personalized risk for COVID-19-related hospitalization – MedicalXpress

Online risk calculator: Predict Hospitalization Risk for COVID-19 Positive


10 –COVID-19 Updates / 14 August 2020 Edition

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


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