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SR | Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhea

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:15h | UTC

Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhoea – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions to improve sanitation for preventing diarrhoea – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Report | Cholera global situation

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:56h | UTC

Cholera – Global situation – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO Report: Cholera Resurgent in 2022 After Years of Decline – JAMA

 


Rapid review on monkeypox policies among the G20 nations: relevance to policy and practitioner

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:34h | UTC

Rapid review on monkeypox policies among the G20 nations: relevance to policy and practitioner – F1000 Research

 


Retrospective Study | Clinical features and management of individuals admitted to hospital with monkeypox

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:33h | UTC

Clinical features and management of individuals admitted to hospital with monkeypox and associated complications across the UK: a retrospective cohort study – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


Monkeypox (hMPXV infection): a practical review

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:25h | UTC

Monkeypox (hMPXV infection): A practical review – American Journal of Medicine

 


WHO Interim Guidance | Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for mpox (monkeypox)

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:45h | UTC

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for mpox (monkeypox): interim guidance, 22 December 2022 – World Health Organization

 


RCTs | Vaccines for Zaire Ebola virus disease.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:46h | UTC

Randomized Trial of Vaccines for Zaire Ebola Virus Disease – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Ebola vaccine regimens safe, immunogenic in adults and children – NIH News Releases

Commentaries: 

Ebola vaccine strategies show safety and immune response – CIDRAP

Trial on safety and immunogenicity of Ebola vaccines yields promising results – Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR | Treatment of enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid fever) with cephalosporins.

14 Dec, 2022 | 14:51h | UTC

Treatment of enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid fever) with cephalosporins – Cochrane Library

 


WHO World malaria report 2022.

9 Dec, 2022 | 13:41h | UTC

World malaria report 2022 – World Health Organization

News Release: Despite continued impact of COVID-19, malaria cases and deaths remained stable in 2021 – World Health Organization

Commentaries: 

WHO: COVID disruption resulted in 63,000 more malaria deaths – Associated Press

WHO: Malaria cases, deaths remained stable in 2021, despite COVID – CIDRAP

 


M-A | Pregnancy outcomes after first-trimester treatment with artemisinin derivatives vs. non-artemisinin antimalarials.

6 Dec, 2022 | 14:02h | UTC

Pregnancy outcomes after first-trimester treatment with artemisinin derivatives versus non-artemisinin antimalarials: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis – The Lancet

Commentary: Meta-analysis informed the updated WHO guidelines for treatment of uncomplicated malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy – Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Monkeypox in pregnancy: virology, clinical presentation, and obstetric management.

6 Dec, 2022 | 13:58h | UTC

Monkeypox in pregnancy: virology, clinical presentation, and obstetric management – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Related:

WHO renames “monkeypox” as “mpox” to help destigmatize the disease.

Monkeypox – The Lancet

Study shows there is substantial monkeypox transmission before symptoms appear.

Global monkeypox case hospitalisation rates: A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine 

Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks: a global case series – The Lancet 

Monkeypox — A Sobering Sentinel for Pandemic Preparedness and Sexual Health System Capacity – New England Journal of Medicine 

CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox. 

Monkeypox – New England Journal of Medicine 

Diagnosis and Management of Monkeypox: A Review for the Emergency Clinician – Annals of Emergency Medicine 

Monkeypox: disease epidemiology, host immunity and clinical interventions. 

Monkeypox: A clinical update for paediatricians – Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 

Cohort Study | Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain. 

CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US. 

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA 

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases 

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ 

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch 

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine 

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases 

 


Cohort Study | Preschool neurodevelopment in Zika virus-exposed children without congenital Zika syndrome.

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:09h | UTC

Preschool neurodevelopment in Zika virus-exposed children without congenital Zika syndrome – Pediatric Research

News Release: Zika-exposed children may display neurodevelopmental differences, study finds – Children’s National Hospital

 


Review | One health approach for the control of zoonotic diseases.

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:05h | UTC

One Health Approach for the Control of Zoonotic Diseases – Zoonoses

Commentary: Best practices and challenges in One Health approach to fight zoonotic diseases – News Medical

 


RCT | Single-dose Acoziborole is effective and safe for patients with sleeping sickness.

2 Dec, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of acoziborole in patients with human African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense: a multicentre, open-label, single-arm, phase 2/3 trial – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

News Release: New single-dose treatment for sleeping sickness could help eliminate transmission of the disease by 2030 – The Lancet

Commentary: Single dose of acoziborole 95% effective in treating sleeping sickness – CIDRAP

 


WHO renames “monkeypox” as “mpox” to help destigmatize the disease.

29 Nov, 2022 | 14:27h | UTC

WHO recommends new name for monkeypox disease – World Health Organization

Commentaries:

WHO to phase out the name ‘monkeypox’ for ‘mpox’ – STAT

WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racist stigma – NPR

The Future of Monkeypox – The Atlantic

Monkeypox given new name by global health experts – BBC

Monkeypox to be renamed mpox to avoid stigma, says WHO – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Seminar | Monkeypox.

27 Nov, 2022 | 22:29h | UTC

Monkeypox – The Lancet

Commentaries:

Study shows there is substantial monkeypox transmission before symptoms appear.

Global monkeypox case hospitalisation rates: A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine 

Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks: a global case series – The Lancet 

Monkeypox — A Sobering Sentinel for Pandemic Preparedness and Sexual Health System Capacity – New England Journal of Medicine 

CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox. 

Monkeypox – New England Journal of Medicine 

Diagnosis and Management of Monkeypox: A Review for the Emergency Clinician – Annals of Emergency Medicine 

Monkeypox: disease epidemiology, host immunity and clinical interventions. 

Monkeypox: A clinical update for paediatricians – Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 

Cohort Study | Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain. 

CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US. 

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA 

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases 

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ 

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch 

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine 

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases 

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global burden of Rabies in 204 countries and territories, from 1990 to 2019.

27 Nov, 2022 | 22:04h | UTC

Global burden of Rabies in 204 countries and territories, from 1990 to 2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – International Journal of Infectious Diseases

 


Review | Climate change and vectorborne diseases.

24 Nov, 2022 | 13:31h | UTC

Climate Change and Vectorborne Diseases – New England Journal of Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Global monkeypox case hospitalization rates.

21 Nov, 2022 | 14:36h | UTC

Global monkeypox case hospitalisation rates: A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine 

Related: 

Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks: a global case series – The Lancet 

Monkeypox — A Sobering Sentinel for Pandemic Preparedness and Sexual Health System Capacity – New England Journal of Medicine 

CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox. 

Monkeypox – New England Journal of Medicine 

Diagnosis and Management of Monkeypox: A Review for the Emergency Clinician – Annals of Emergency Medicine 

Monkeypox: disease epidemiology, host immunity and clinical interventions. 

Monkeypox: A clinical update for paediatricians – Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 

Cohort Study | Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain. 

CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US. 

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA 

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases 

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ 

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch 

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine 

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases 

 


Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks: a global case series.

21 Nov, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks: a global case series – The Lancet 

Commentaries: 

First study of monkeypox infection in women provides new insights to inform public health response to ongoing outbreak – Queen Mary University of London 

Study describes monkeypox in women; CDC warns of Tpoxx resistance – CIDRAP 

Related: 

Global monkeypox case hospitalisation rates: A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine 

Monkeypox — A Sobering Sentinel for Pandemic Preparedness and Sexual Health System Capacity – New England Journal of Medicine 

CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox. 

Monkeypox – New England Journal of Medicine 

Diagnosis and Management of Monkeypox: A Review for the Emergency Clinician – Annals of Emergency Medicine 

Monkeypox: disease epidemiology, host immunity and clinical interventions. 

Monkeypox: A clinical update for paediatricians – Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health 

Cohort Study | Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain. 

CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US. 

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA 

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases 

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ 

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch 

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine 

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases 

 


SR | Mosquito aquatic habitat modification and manipulation interventions to control malaria.

17 Nov, 2022 | 12:06h | UTC

Mosquito aquatic habitat modification and manipulation interventions to control malaria – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Moxidectin and albendazole vs. ivermectin and albendazole in adolescents infected with Trichuris trichiura.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:10h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of moxidectin and albendazole compared with ivermectin and albendazole coadministration in adolescents infected with Trichuris trichiura in Tanzania: an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised, controlled, phase 2/3 trial – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Invited Commentary: Alternative treatment strategies for trichuriasis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


Perspective | Monkeypox — A sobering sentinel for pandemic preparedness and sexual health system capacity.

4 Nov, 2022 | 13:53h | UTC

Monkeypox — A Sobering Sentinel for Pandemic Preparedness and Sexual Health System Capacity – New England Journal of Medicine

Related:

CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox.

Monkeypox – New England Journal of Medicine

Diagnosis and Management of Monkeypox: A Review for the Emergency Clinician – Annals of Emergency Medicine

Monkeypox: disease epidemiology, host immunity and clinical interventions.

Monkeypox: A clinical update for paediatricians – Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health

Cohort Study | Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain.

CDC Report | Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of Monkeypox cases in the US.

Update on the Monkeypox Outbreak – JAMA

Antivirals with Activity Against Monkeypox: A Clinically Oriented Review – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series – The BMJ

WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox Virus Outbreak – Health Policy Watch

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022 – New England Journal of Medicine

Monkeypox: A Contemporary Review for Healthcare Professionals – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Phase 2 RCT | A single injection of a monoclonal antibody was 88% effective for malaria prevention over 6 months.

2 Nov, 2022 | 14:30h | UTC

Safety and Efficacy of a Monoclonal Antibody against Malaria in Mali – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Monoclonal antibody prevents malaria infection in African adults – National Institutes of Health

Commentary: Monoclonal antibody infusion 88% effective against malaria – CIDRAP

Related Study: Phase 1 Study | Low-dose subcutaneous or intravenous monoclonal antibody can prevent malaria in a human challenge model.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC study shows healthcare workers have a low risk of infection after exposure to patients with monkeypox.

28 Oct, 2022 | 13:21h | UTC

Health Care Personnel Exposures to Subsequently Laboratory-Confirmed Monkeypox Patients — Colorado, 2022 – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentaries:

Clinicians at Low Risk of Acquiring Monkeypox From Patients – JAMA

Low risk of monkeypox spread noted in health workers – CIDRAP

Risk of Monkeypox Transmission Low in Health Care Settings – HealthDay

 


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