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Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 During Long Flight
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/11/20-3299_article
Emerging Infectious Diseases;

Oct 31st, 2020 - To assess the role of in-flight transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), we investigated a cluster of cases among passengers on a 10-hour commercial flight.

In-Flight Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/11/20-3254_article
Emerging Infectious Diseases;

Oct 31st, 2020 - In 2019, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in China, ultimately causing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Many persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection have since flown into and out of COVID-19–affected areas. Some countries quarantine arriving passengers. Airports are also screening passenger body temperatures before boarding and after arrival. Recent inv...

Down Syndrome Tied to Tenfold Risk for Death From COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939761

Oct 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People with Down syndrome who contract COVID-19 face a fivefold increased risk for hospitalization and a tenfold increased risk for death compared with infected individuals who do not have the syndrome, researchers report in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Since the pandemic began, public healt...

Pfizer Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Teens
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939762

Oct 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer is now including teens in clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, expanding the participation age to include high schoolers and middle schoolers, according to USA Today. Pfizer is the only pharmaceutical company allowing minors to join coronavirus vaccine trials at the moment....

CDC Will Monitor COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939765

Oct 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved and being distributed, the CDC will look for health issues by staying in touch with vaccine recipients through text messages and surveys, according to CNN. The smartphone-based program, called V-SAFE, will allow CDC officials to monitor real-time trends in ...

Several Aides to Vice President Mike Pence Test Positive
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939763

Oct 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Several members of Vice President Mike Pence's inner circle have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last few days, including his chief of staff Marc Short, according to The New York Times. Short received a positive result on Saturday, the newspaper reported, and other aides received thei...

CDC Issues Updated Guidelines for Voting Safety
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939768

Oct 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The CDC released new guidance Friday around precautionary measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus at polls, basing it on survey responses from Delaware poll workers who oversaw primary voting on Sept. 15. Most voters wore masks, the poll workers said, but people didn't always wear them co...

The HOLA COVID-19 Study: An International Effort to Determine How COVID-19 Has Impacted...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2020.10.013
Cancer Cell; Bernabe-Ramirez C, Velazquez AI et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have become hotspots of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, exacerbating socioeconomic inequalities and overwhelming fragmented health systems. Studies from the United States and Europe have highlighted the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on patients with cancer and the disruption it has caused on cancer care delivery. The HOLA COVID-19 S...

Immunity and Coagulation/Fibrinolytic Processes may Reduce the Risk of Severe Illness i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2020.10.032
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Zhong Y, Cao Y et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - There are specific physiologic features regarding the immunity and coagulation among pregnant women, which may play important roles in the illness development of COVID-19. To determine the key factors associated with the deterioration of patients with COVID-19 and the differentiating clinical characteristics of pregnant women with COVID-19, to interfere with the progression of COVID-19. A retro...

New-Onset myocardial injury in COVID-19 Pregnant Patients: A Case Series of 15 Patients.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2020.10.031
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Mercedes BR, Serwat A et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the new coronavirus responsible for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), characterized by acute respiratory distress syndrome and atypical pneumonia. In non-pregnant women, studies have shown that SARS-CoV-2 causes cardiac injury, which can result in myocardial inflammation and damage. Despite many studies investigating the extent o...

System-wide strategies were associated with improved outcome in critically ill COVID-19...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.10.029
Chest Zhang P, Duggal A et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - System-wide strategies were associated with improved outcome in critically ill COVID-19 patients - experience from a large Healthcare Network.|2020|Zhang P,Duggal A,Sacha GL,Keller J,Griffiths L,|

Translating bioactive peptides for COVID-19 therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2020.173661
European Journal of Pharmacology; Bhullar KS, Drews SJ et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) is a global pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a positive-sense RNA virus. This virus has emerged as a threat to global health, social stability, and the global economy. This pandemic continues to cause rampant mortality worldwide with the dire urgency to develop novel therapeutic agents. To meet this task, this a...

Giant Urticaria and Acral Peeling in a Child with COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.10.039
The Journal of Pediatrics; Rotulo GA, Signa S et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Giant Urticaria and Acral Peeling in a Child with COVID-19.|2020|Rotulo GA,Signa S,Rosina S,Pastorino C,Bondi E,|

Cardiac injury prediction and lymphocyte immunity and inflammation analysis in hospital...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.10.049
International Journal of Cardiology; Zhou W, Song L et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an ongoing global pandemic. The ability to predict cardiac injury and analyze lymphocyte immunity and inflammation of cardiac damage in patients with COVID-19 is limited. We aimed to determine the risk factors and predictive markers of cardiac injury in these patients. Data from 124 consecutive hospitalized patients with confirmed COVID-19 were collected. ...

Medicine in Motion: opportunities, challenges and data analytics-based solutions for tr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.113477
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Jansen C, Baker JD et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Traditional pharmacopeias have been developed by multiple cultures and evaluated for efficacy and safety through both historical/empirical iteration and more recently through controlled studies using Western scientific paradigms and an increasing emphasis on data science methodologies for network pharmacology. Traditional medicines represent likely sources of relatively inexpensive drugs for sy...

Feasibility and Consistency of Results with Deployment of an In-Line Filter for Exercis...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2020.10.005
Journal of Cardiac Failure; Bhat RR, Schoenike MW et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Exercise testing plays an important role in evaluating heart failure prognosis and selecting patients for advanced therapeutic interventions. However, concern for SARS-CoV-2 transmission during exercise testing has markedly curtailed performance of exercise testing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. To examine the feasibility to conducting exercise testing with an in-line filter, two healthy volunte...

Seroconversion in patients with cancer and oncology healthcare workers infected by SARS...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2020.10.473
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology; Marra A, Generali D et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Patients with cancer have high risk for severe complications and poor outcome to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-related disease (coronavirus disease 2019 [COVID-19]). Almost all subjects with COVID-19 develop anti-SARS-CoV-2 immunoglobulin-G (IgG) within three weeks after infection. No data are available on the seroconversion rates of cancer patients and COVID-19. ...

Rational for meta-analysis and randomized treatment: the COVID-19 example.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.10.012
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Raoult D

Oct 25th, 2020 - Rational for meta-analysis and randomized treatment: the COVID-19 example.|2020|Raoult D,|

Association of liver steatosis and fibrosis with clinical outcomes in patients with SAR...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aohep.2020.09.015
Annals of Hepatology; Lopez-Mendez I, Aquino-Matus J et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - Liver function tests (LFT) abnormalities are reported in up to 50% of COVID-19 patients, metabolic comorbidities are associated with poorer outcomes. The aim of the study is to determine prevalence of liver steatosis and fibrosis in patients with COVID-19 and their association with clinical outcomes. Retrospective study in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Risk for liver steatosis was estimated b...

Mental health and its correlates among children and adolescents during COVID-19 school ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.10.016
Journal of Affective Disorders; Tang S, Xiang M et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - School closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak have affected 87% of the world's students physically, socially, and psychologically, yet rigorous investigation into their mental health during this period is still lacking. A cross-sectional online survey of 4-342 primary and secondary school students from Shanghai, China was conducted during March 13-23, 2020. Besides demographic information, psych...