Clinical Updates

January 24, 2023

Codetections of Other Respiratory Viruses Among Children Hospitalized With COVID-19 |
Early and Increased Influenza Activity Among Children — Tennessee |
SARS-CoV-2 variant-related abnormalities detected by prenatal MRI | COVID-19 vaccines versus pediatric hospitalization |
Persistent COVID-19 Symptoms at 6 Months After Onset | Effects of Dexamethasone Use on Viral Clearance Among Patients with COVID-19: A Multicenter Cohort Study |
Impact of vaccination on postacute sequelae of SARS CoV-2 infection in patients with rheumatic diseases |
Protective effectiveness of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and hybrid immunity against the omicron variant

sick asian young woman sneezing into tissue paper while covered with a blanket

January 19, 2023

Long COVID: major findings, mechanisms and recommendations | Effect of using a structured pacing protocol on post-exertional symptom exacerbation and health status in a longitudinal cohort with the post-COVID-19 syndrome | Detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgA and IgG in human milk and breastfeeding infant stool 6 months after maternal COVID-19 vaccination | Effect of Fluvoxamine vs Placebo on Time to Sustained Recovery in Outpatients With Mild to Moderate COVID-19 | Hyperimmune Globulin for Severely Immunocompromised Patients Hospitalized With Coronavirus Disease 2019

January 12, 2023

Long covid outcomes at one year after mild SARS-CoV-2 infection: nationwide cohort study | Effectiveness of the Bivalent mRNA Vaccine in Preventing Severe COVID-19 Outcomes: An Observational Cohort Study | 7-month duration of SARS-CoV-2 mucosal immunoglobulin-A responses and protection | Increasing Ventilation Reduces Sars-Cov-2 Airborne Transmission In Schools | Use of Carbon Dioxide Monitoring to Assess Ventilation at a National Infectious Diseases Conference

January 5, 2023

Virological characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 XBB variant | SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence in the human body | Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19 | Heart-disease risk soars | Alarming antibody evasion properties of rising SARS-CoV-2 BQ and XBB subvariants | Comparative effectiveness of third doses of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines |
Time to negative PCR conversion among high-risk patients | The Fc-effector function of COVID-19 convalescent plasma | Infectiousness of SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections and reinfections

December 29, 2022

Antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron | Structural brain changes in post-acute COVID-19 patients | Persistent post–COVID-19 smell loss | Persistent symptoms and sequelae after SARS-CoV-2 infection | VV116 versus Nirmatrelvir–Ritonavir for Oral Treatment of Covid-19 | Nirmatrelvir Plus Ritonavir for Early COVID-19 in a Large U.S. Health System | Molnupiravir plus usual care versus usual care alone as early treatment for adults | Higher dose corticosteroids in hospitalized COVID-19 patients | FDA approves Roche’s Actemra (tocilizumab) for the treatment of COVID-19 | Outpatient treatment of Covid-19 with metformin, ivermectin, and fluvoxamine | Canine real-time detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections | Clinical Validation of a Novel T-Cell Receptor | Modelling the adjustment of COVID-19 response | Two masks can be worse than one: N95 respirator failure caused by an overlying face mask | Airflow Patterns in Double-Occupancy Patient Rooms | The epidemiology of long COVID in US adults

December 22, 2022

Immunological dysfunction persists for 8 months |
Clinical Features and Burden of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection |
Demonstration of stable clusters of symptoms | Longitudinal Analysis of T cells in COVID-19 |
Reconsideration of anti-nucleocapsid IgG antibody | Early Estimates of Bivalent mRNA Vaccine |
Early Estimates of Bivalent mRNA Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing COVID-19–Associated
Hospitalization | Effect of Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir versus Placebo on COVID-19─Related Hospitalizations |
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Outpatient Therapy | Bacterial Co-infection and Empirical Antibiotic Therapy in Patients |
Similar SARS-CoV-2 Ct value distributions in anterior nares versus nasopharyngeal samples |
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza Coinfection and Clinical Characteristics | The WHO estimates of excess mortality associated with the COVID-19 pandemic |
Impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on inpatient clinical outcome | Association of Time to Surgery After COVID-19 Infection

Epidemiology Researcher

December 15, 2022

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication ― Afghanistan | Moderna Received FDA Emergency Use Authorization For Their Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Covid-19 Booster Vaccine In Children | Reduced Risk for Mpox After Receipt of 1 or 2 Doses of JYNNEOS Vaccine Compared with Risk Among Unvaccinated Persons | Authorized Updated (Bivalent) COVID-19 Vaccines for Children | Low neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2.75.2, BQ.1.1, and XBB.1 by parental mRNA vaccine or a BA.5-bivalent booster | Incidence of Viral Rebound After Treatment With Nirmatrelvir-Ritonavir and Molnupiravir | The effectiveness of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine in the prevention of post–COVID-19 conditions | Reduced airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 Omicron virus in Syrian hamsters

Man getting tested for covid using as nasal swab

December 8, 2022

SARS-CoV-2 Serology and Self-Reported Infection Among Adults — National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, August 2021–May 2022 | Data-driven identification of post-acute SARS-CoV-2 infection subphenotypes | Serological markers of SARS-CoV-2 infection; anti-nucleocapsid antibody positivity may not be the ideal marker of natural infection in vaccinated individuals
| Sensitivity of anti-SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antibody for breakthrough infections during the epidemic of the Omicron variants | Mpox (formerly monkeypox) in women: epidemiological features and clinical characteristics of mpox cases in Spain, April to November 2022 | Triage of patients with Ebola virus disease

Doctor checking baby's heart

December 1, 2022

Is the risk of still and preterm birth affected by the timing of symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy? | Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination of Pregnant Women for Prevention of Maternal and Early Infant Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations in South Africa | A multivalent nucleoside-modified mRNA vaccine against all known influenza virus subtypes | Single and 2-dose vaccinations with modified vaccinia Ankara-Bavarian Nordic® induce durable B cell memory responses comparable to replicating smallpox vaccines | Cross-neutralization of Omicron subvariants after heterologous NVX-CoV2373 boosters: Comparison between prior SARS-CoV-2-infected and infection-naive individuals

November 24, 2022

Impact of community masking on COVID-19 | Human monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary individuals during the 2022 outbreaks | What is the place in therapy for nirmatrelvir/ritonavir? | Effectiveness of Bivalent mRNA Vaccines in Preventing Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection — Increasing Community Access to Testing Program, United States, September–November 2022

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