Clinical Updates

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September 14, 2023

Genome-wide Association Study of Susceptibility to Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization in Young Children <5 Years of age | Immunogenicity and Reactogenicity of Coadministration of COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccines | Interim Effectiveness Estimates of 2023 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccines in Preventing Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations | Safety and Immunogenicity of XBB.1.5-Containing mRNA Vaccines | The C.D.C. Director Explains Why You Should Get the Latest Covid Booster | Performance of Rapid Antigen Tests to Detect Symptomatic and Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection : A Prospective Cohort Study | Optimal Duration of Systemic Corticosteroids in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis | Timing and Predictors of Loss of Infectivity among Healthcare Workers with Mild Primary and Recurrent COVID-19: a Prospective Observational Cohort Study | Effect of famotidine on cognitive and behavioral dysfunctions induced in post-COVID-19 infection: A randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study

Person wearing medical grade gloves holding a filled syringe filled with Monkey Pox vaccine

September 7, 2023

Temporal changes in fecal microbiota of patients infected with COVID-19: a longitudinal cohort | Mpox: China’s health authorities fight surge in cases of unknown origin | Comparison of bivalent and monovalent mRNA vaccine boosters | Prevalence and associated outcomes of co-infection between SARS-CoV-2 and influenza: a systematic review and meta-analysis

August 31, 2023

Human Neural Larva Migrans Caused by Ophidascaris robertsi Ascarid |
The public health significance of finding autochthonous melioidosis cases | Clinical Outcomes Associated With Overestimation of Oxygen Saturation by Pulse Oximetry in Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 | Project NextGen Awards Over $1.4 Billion to Develop the Future of COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics | Differences in SARS-CoV-2 specific humoral and cellular immune responses | Pfizer and BioNTech Receive Positive CHMP (Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use) Opinion for Omicron XBB.1.5-adapted COVID-19 Vaccine in the European Union | Clinical Antiviral Efficacy of Remdesivir in Coronavirus Disease 2019: An Open-Label, Randomized Controlled Adaptive Platform Trial (PLATCOV) |
Optimal Duration of Systemic Corticosteroids in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Treatment |
Excess All-Cause Mortality in China After Ending the Zero COVID Policy |
International Pediatric COVID-19 Severity Over the Course of the Pandemic | Risk of autoimmune diseases following COVID-19 and the potential protective effect from vaccination

RSV, COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines in Vials

August 24, 2023

FDA Approves First Vaccine for Pregnant Individuals to Prevent RSV in Infants | Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2023–24
Influenza Season | Nirmatrelvir resistance – de novo E166V/L50V mutations in an immunocompromised patient treated with prolonged nirmatrelvir/ritonavir monotherapy leading to clinical and virological treatment failure – a case report | Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Pakistan, January 2022–June 2023 | Modeling poliovirus transmission and responses in New York State |
Incidence of New-Onset Hypertension Post–COVID-19: Comparison With Influenza |
Postacute sequelae of COVID-19 at 2 years

Small baby with beanie on being held by ICU nurse

August 17, 2023

Safety Profile and Clinical and Virological Outcomes of Nirmatrelvir-Ritonavir Treatment in Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | The STOP COVID 2 study: Fluvoxamine vs placebo for outpatients with symptomatic COVID-19, a fully-remote randomized controlled trial | The effect of corticosteroids, antibiotics, and anticoagulants on the development of post-COVID-19 syndrome in COVID-19 hospitalized patients 6 months after discharge: a retrospective follow up study

Pregnant woman holding her stomach as doctor gets ready to administer shot

August 10, 2023

Dynamics of inflammatory responses after SARS-CoV-2 infection by vaccination status in the USA: a prospective cohort study | Core mitochondrial genes are down-regulated during SARS-CoV-2 infection of rodent and human hosts | Immunogenicity, safety, and preliminary efficacy evaluation of OVX836, a nucleoprotein-based universal influenza A vaccine candidate: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2a trial

Young woman smiling with her sleeve rolled up as she gets an injection from a doctor on her upper arm

August 02, 2023

NIH has launched several phase 2 long-COVID treatment trials |
Effectiveness of Oral Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir vs. Intravenous Three-Day Remdesivir in Preventing Progression to Severe COVID-19: A Single-Center, Prospective, Comparative, Real-Life Study |
Rapid Direct Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Aerosols in Exhaled Breath at the Point of Care |
Predicting COVID-19 Incidence Using Wastewater Surveillance Data, Denmark, October 2021–June 2022 |
Use of Wastewater Metrics to Track COVID-19 in the US published in JAMA Network Open |
Wastewater-based epidemiology predicts COVID-19-induced weekly new hospital admissions in over 150 USA countie | Association between duration of SARS-CoV-2 positivity and long COVID

Mature man with red patches on back visiting a dermatologist that is inspecting skin

July 30, 2023

Case Report of Leprosy in Central Florida, USA, 2022 | A common allele of HLA is associated with asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection | Delayed intubation associated with in-hospital mortality in patients with COVID-19 respiratory failure who fail heated and humified high flow nasal canula | Blood Group A Enhances SARS-CoV-2 Infection | Clinical phenotypes and quality of life to define post-COVID-19 syndrome: a cluster analysis of the multinational, prospective ORCHESTRA cohort | Use of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines in Older Adults: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2023

Doctor wearing blue latex gloves administering injection to baby

July 20, 2023

Omicron subvariant BA.5 efficiently infects lung cells | The immunology of long COVID | FDA Approved a New Drug to Prevent RSV in Babies and Toddlers | COVID-19 scent dog research highlights and synthesis during the pandemic of December 2019-April 2023 | Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in the United States

July 13, 2023

Exaggerated blood pressure elevation in response to orthostatic challenge, a post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC) after hospitalization | Long term follow-up of a multicentre cohort of COVID-19 patients with pulmonary embolism: Anticoagulation management and outcomes | Development of monoclonal antibody-based blocking ELISA for detecting SARS-CoV-2 exposure in animals |
Repeated antibiotic exposure and risk of hospitalization and death following COVID-19 infection |
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Rebound Study: A Prospective Cohort Study to Evaluate Viral and Symptom Rebound Differences in Participants Treated With Nirmatrelvir Plus Ritonavir Versus Untreated Controls | Risk of Cardiovascular Disease After COVID‐19 Diagnosis Among Adults With and Without Diabetes

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