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Review: The duration of infectiousness of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

The duration of infectiousness of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 – Journal of Infection

 

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Cluster randomized trial: Incentive programs for smoking cessation

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:09h | UTC

Incentive programmes for smoking cessation: cluster randomized trial in workplaces in Thailand – The BMJ

Commentary: Incentive-based smoking cessation programs could work in hard-to-reach pockets of smokers across the developing world – University of California San Francisco

 

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Follow-up of adults with non-critical COVID-19 two months after symptoms’ onset

12 Oct, 2020 | 00:44h | UTC

Follow-up of adults with non-critical COVID-19 two months after symptoms’ onset – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Commentary: Even Mild Covid-19 Infections Can Make People Sick for Months – Bloomberg

 

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What is post-viral fatigue syndrome, the condition affecting some COVID-19 survivors?

8 Oct, 2020 | 09:08h | UTC

What is post-viral fatigue syndrome, the condition affecting some COVID-19 survivors? – The Conversation

 


Face masks: what the data say

7 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Face masks: what the data say – Nature

 

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Updated CDC Guidance: How COVID-19 Spreads

6 Oct, 2020 | 00:59h | UTC

How COVID-19 Spreads – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentary: CDC revises coronavirus guidance to acknowledge that it spreads through airborne transmission – CNBC

 


Large study highlights the role of super-spreaders in Covid-19 transmission

2 Oct, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states – Science

Commentaries: Largest COVID-19 contact tracing study to date finds children key to spread, evidence of superspreaders – Princeton University AND Largest study of COVID-19 transmission highlights essential role of super-spreaders – Los Angeles Times AND Huge Study of Coronavirus Cases in India Offers Some Surprises to Scientists – The New York Times

 

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Randomized trial: Hydroxychloroquine vs. placebo for pre-exposure SARS-CoV-2 prophylaxis among health care workers

1 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of Hydroxychloroquine vs Placebo for Pre-exposure SARS-CoV-2 Prophylaxis Among Health Care Workers: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Hydroxychloroquine didn’t prevent COVID-19 among health care workers in new study – CNN

 

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Preventing and responding to COVID-19 on college campuses

30 Sep, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

Preventing and Responding to COVID-19 on College Campuses – JAMA

 


Multiple COVID-19 clusters on a university campus

30 Sep, 2020 | 09:46h | UTC

Multiple COVID-19 Clusters on a University Campus — North Carolina, August 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: Student gatherings, congregate living contribute to rapid coronavirus spread at universities: CDC – The Hill

 

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CDC study shows a substantial increase in COVID-19 rates among school-aged children in the US

30 Sep, 2020 | 09:43h | UTC

COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children — United States, March 1–September 19, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentaries: Coronavirus Rates For Teens Are Nearly Double Rate For Children, CDC Finds – Forbes AND Research shows substantial increase in COVID-19 rates in children, especially adolescents – ABC News

 

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Characteristics of health care personnel with COVID-19 in the US

28 Sep, 2020 | 01:34h | UTC

Characteristics of Health Care Personnel with COVID-19 — United States, February 12–July 16, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

 

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As their numbers grow, COVID-19 “long haulers” stump experts

24 Sep, 2020 | 09:33h | UTC

As Their Numbers Grow, COVID-19 “Long Haulers” Stump Experts – JAMA

 

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[Preprint] Randomized trial: Hydroxychloroquine as pre-exposure prophylaxis for COVID-19 in healthcare workers

23 Sep, 2020 | 14:17h | UTC

Hydroxychloroquine as pre-exposure prophylaxis for COVID-19 in healthcare workers: a randomized trial – medRxiv

 

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Hospital COVID-19 risk lowest among intensive care staff

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:53h | UTC

Hospital COVID-19 risk lowest among intensive care staff – MedicalXpress

Original Study: SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and asymptomatic viral carriage in healthcare workers: a cross-sectional study – Thorax

 

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Increased patient safety-related incidents following the transition into daylight savings time

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Increased Patient Safety-Related Incidents Following the Transition into Daylight Savings Time – Journal of General Internal Medicine

 

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Most homemade masks are doing a great job, even when we sneeze, study finds

20 Sep, 2020 | 21:22h | UTC

Most homemade masks are doing a great job, even when we sneeze, study finds – MedicalXpress

Original Study: Performance of fabrics for home-made masks against the spread of COVID-19 through droplets: A quantitative mechanistic study – Extreme Mechanics Letters

 

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CDC Guidance: Indicators for dynamic school decision-making

18 Sep, 2020 | 09:45h | UTC

Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: A review of viral, host, and environmental factors

18 Sep, 2020 | 09:43h | UTC

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: A Review of Viral, Host, and Environmental Factors – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients

18 Sep, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients – International Journal of Infectious Diseases

 

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WHO: Keep health workers safe to keep patients safe

18 Sep, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Keep health workers safe to keep patients safe – World Health Organization

See also: World Patient Safety Day Campaign

 

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WHO: Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19

16 Sep, 2020 | 09:20h | UTC

Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19 – World Health Organization

Q&A: Schools and COVID-19

Commentary: WHO, partners: Safe school reopening top priority – CIDRAP

 


Months after recovery, COVID-19 survivors often have persistent lung trouble

16 Sep, 2020 | 09:04h | UTC

Months After Recovery, COVID-19 Survivors Often Have Persistent Lung Trouble – NIH Director’s Blog

Original Study: Follow-up study of the pulmonary function and related physiological characteristics of COVID-19 survivors three months after recovery – EClinicalMedicine

 


The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers

15 Sep, 2020 | 09:05h | UTC

The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers – Nature

 


Restaurants are hurting — but dining indoors poses real COVID-19 risk

14 Sep, 2020 | 01:28h | UTC

Restaurants Are Hurting — But Dining Indoors Poses Real COVID-19 Risk – HIV and ID Observations

Original Article: Community and Close Contact Exposures Associated with COVID-19 Among Symptomatic Adults ≥18 Years in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities — United States, July 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

See also: Close case contact, dining out tied to COVID-19 spread – CIDRAP AND Adults with Covid-19 about ‘twice as likely’ to say they have dined at a restaurant, CDC study suggests – CNN

 

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