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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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Parasites Without Borders at ASTMH 2022 Annual Meeting

Earlier this month, members of the Parasites Without Borders team traveled from New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Glasgow, Scotland to Seattle, Washington for the ASTMH 71st Annual Meeting at the Seattle Convention Center.

Pregnant woman sitting on medical exam table speaking with her doctor both wearing masks

November 16, 2022

Maternal Antibody Response and Transplacental Transfer Following Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection or Vaccination in Pregnancy | Tecovirimat is effective against human monkeypox virus in vitro at nanomolar concentrations | Acute and postacute sequelae associated with SARS-CoV-2 reinfection

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Parasite Without Borders Sponsors Upcoming ASTMH Annual Meeting

For the first time in three years, the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) will be holding their Annual Meeting in-person. Thousands of doctors, scientists, researchers, members of academia, nonprofit organizations, and more will gather at the Seattle Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, Sunday, October 30th through Wednesday, November 3rd, for the 71st ASTMH conference.

Sick caucasian guy sits on couch feel unhealthy

September 1, 2022

Clinical Manifestations of Infection with Poliomyelitis Virus | Spike Protein-independent Attenuation of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant in Laboratory Mice | Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)–Specific T Cells and Antibodies in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Protection: A Prospective Study | Distinguishing features of Long COVID identified through immune profiling | Unexplained post-acute infection syndromes | Nirmatrelvir Use and Severe Covid-19 Outcomes during the Omicron Surge | Vaccine Effectiveness Against Life-Threatening Influenza Illness in US Children

Donate to Floating Doctors

Donate to Floating Doctors

Throughout August, September and October, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors. PWB pledges a minimum donation of $10,000 and will match all of your donations, for a total gift to Floating Doctors of up to $40,000. These donations will help support our shared commitment to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in healthcare delivery worldwide.

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). Project Bududa, Uganda site

Donate to Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)

Throughout May, June and July, donations made to Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be matched by the organization and donated to the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). The funds will go toward helping to reopen the nonprofit’s Project Bududa, Uganda site.

people wearing face protection from infection of corona virus

April 9, 2022

Cardiac Complications After SARS-CoV-2 Infection and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination — PCORnet, United States, January 2021–January 2022 | Clinical characteristics, activity levels and mental health problems in children with long coronavirus disease: a survey of 510 children | Short-term Outcomes of Corticosteroid Monotherapy in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children | Protection by a Fourth Dose of BNT162b2 against Omicron in Israel | Long-term outcomes of dexamethasone 12 mg versus 6 mg in patients with COVID-19 and severe hypoxaemia

Ill blond senior woman sitting at home, taking oxygen from respirator while nurse sitting next to her and holding her hand.

April 2, 2022

Effect of Early Treatment with Ivermectin among Patients with COVID-19 | Effect of Antiplatelet Therapy on Survival and Organ Support–Free Days in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19A Randomized Clinical Trial | Association of Early Aspirin Use With In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Moderate COVID-19 | Prone positioning of patients with moderate hypoxaemia due to covid-19: multicenter pragmatic randomized trial (COVID-PRONE) | U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain immunocompromised individuals

Schoolkids disinfecting hands during coronavirus pandemic.

March 26, 2022

COVID-19–Associated Hospitalizations Among Adults During SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron Variant Predominance, by Race/Ethnicity and Vaccination Status — COVID-NET, 14 States, July 2021–January 2022 | Intrinsic Severity of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2 in Uninfected, Unvaccinated Children: A Population-Based, Case-Control Study on Hospital Complications | SARS-CoV-2 Placentitis and Intraparenchymal Thrombohematomas Among COVID-19 Infections in Pregnancy | De novo emergence of a remdesivir resistance mutation during treatment of persistent SARS-CoV-2 infection in an immunocompromised patient: a case report

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