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Wed July 15 – 10 Stories of The Day!

15 Jul, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC


1 – Association Between Universal Masking in a Health Care System and SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Among Health Care Workers – JAMA

Editorial: Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission—The Time Is Now – JAMA

Commentaries: CDC director: We can control virus in 4 to 8 weeks if everyone in the US wears a mask – Business Insider AND CDC Director: It’s Time For Universal Masking To End Covid-19 Pandemic – Forbes


2 – Coronavirus Update With CDC Director, Robert R. Redfield, MD – JAMA


3 – Absence of Apparent Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Two Stylists After Exposure at a Hair Salon with a Universal Face Covering Policy — Springfield, Missouri, May 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: How two hairstylists with COVID-19 saw 139 clients without passing on the virus – CTV


4 – Persistence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Aerosol Suspensions – CDC Emerging Infectious Diseases


5 – Coronavirus Sparks New Interest In Using Ultraviolet Light To Disinfect Indoor Air – NPR


6 – An mRNA Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — Preliminary Report – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: The Covid-19 Vaccine-Development Multiverse – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Experimental COVID-19 vaccine safe, generates immune response – NIH News Release AND First data for Moderna Covid-19 vaccine show it spurs an immune response – STAT


7 – Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Recommendations From a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report – JAMA

Full Report: Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine


8 – Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection – Nature Communications

Commentaries: Baby Was Infected With Coronavirus in Womb, Study Reports – The New York Times AND Expert reaction to a case study which finds evidence for the potential transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via the placenta from a mother to her baby – Science Media Centre


9 – How scientific societies are weathering the pandemic’s financial storm – Nature


10 –COVID-19 Updates / 15 July 2020 Edition

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


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