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Characteristics of asymptomatic COVID-19 infection and progression: A multicenter, retrospective study
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7550018/
Virulence Yu C, Zhou M et. al.

Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has spread globally since the end of 2019. Asymptomatic carriers are of great concern as they can undermine the interventions to stop the pandemic.

Development and clinical application of a rapid IgM-IgG combined antibody test for SARS...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7228300
Journal of Medical Virology REFERENCES; Li Z, Yi Y et. al.

Feb 27th, 2020 - The outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quickly spread all over China and to more than 20 other countries. Although the virus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus [SARS-Cov-2]) nucleic acid real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test has become the standard method for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection, these real-time PCR test kits have many limitations. In additio...

The airborne lifetime of small speech droplets and their potential importance in SARS-C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7275719
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Un... Stadnytskyi V, Bax CE et. al.

May 14th, 2020 - Speech droplets generated by asymptomatic carriers of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are increasingly considered to be a likely mode of disease transmission. Highly sensitive laser light scattering observations have revealed that loud speech can emit thousands of oral fluid droplets per second. In a closed, stagnant air environment, they disappear from the window o...

'We're Not Hungry, We Need Masks' Says Australian Doctor on Coronavirus Frontline
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928171

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian hospital workers on the coronavirus frontline say they daily receive letters of thanks, some people even bring them pizzas, but what they really need is proper respiratory face masks to replace faulty and homemade face shields. While doctors and nurses in some hospitals struggle to obtain respiratory N95 face masks, Australians walking the streets can be seen weari...

COVID-19 Precautions Needed in Ophthalmology
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/928851

(Reuters Health) - Consensus recommendations are needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the ophthalmology profession, doctors conclude in an editorial published in Ophthalmology. "We've learnt that there are varying practice patterns worldwide in management of the COVID-19 outbreak," said coauthors Dr. Daniel Ting of Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore and Dr. Steven Yeh of Emory Eye ...

Topol: US Betrays Healthcare Workers in Coronavirus Disaster
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/927811

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The year 2020 started with American physicians, nurses, and the whole healthcare workforce dispirited, in a deep state of burnout, with the worst rates of clinical depression and suicides that have been recorded. Indeed, this was not confined to the United States; a global epidemic of burnout had been diagnose...

China's Wuhan nearly doubles number of COVID-19 tests per day
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/chinas-wuhan-nearly-doubles-number-of-covid-19-tests-per-day-idUSKBN22T0GB

May 17th, 2020 - Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Wuhan, where the new coronavirus outbreak originated in China, conducted 222,675 nucleic acid tests on May 16, the local health authorit...

China's Wuhan conducts 467,847 COVID-19 tests, says health authority
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/chinas-wuhan-conducts-467847-covid-19-tests-says-health-authority-idUSKBN22V1LF

May 19th, 2020 - FILE PHOTO: A train staff member walks on a high-speed train at Wuhan Railway Station, in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit the hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the Hubei province, China, May 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 467,847 nucleic acid tests on May 18, the lo...

China's Wuhan says conducted 1,000,729 COVID-19 tests on May 21
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/chinas-wuhan-says-conducted-1000729-covid-19-tests-on-may-21-idUSKBN22Y1O5

May 22nd, 2020 - FILE PHOTO: Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 1,000,729 nucleic acid tests on May 21, th...

Northeast China hit by coronavirus infections, Wuhan reports new case
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china/northeast-china-hit-by-coronavirus-infections-wuhan-reports-new-case-idUSKBN22M00V

May 10th, 2020 - BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities reported on Sunday what could be the beginning of a new wave of coronavirus cases in northeast China, with one city in Jilin province being reclassified as high-risk, the top of a three-tier zoning system. FILE PHOTO: Paramilitary officers wearing face masks walk on a bridge over Yangtze river after the lockdown against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ...

China reports fewer coronavirus infections, tallies asymptomatic cases
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-toll/china-reports-36-new-coronavirus-cases-idUSKBN21J47I

Apr 1st, 2020 - BEIJING (Reuters) - China, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged in December, reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday and for the first time disclosed the number of asymptomatic cases, which could complicate how trends in the outbreak are read. Taxis line up outside Beijing Railway Station as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Beijing, April 1, 2020. REUTERS...

China's Wuhan says conducted 887,321 COVID-19 tests on May 20
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/chinas-wuhan-says-conducted-887321-covid-19-tests-on-may-20-idUSKBN22X1G3

May 21st, 2020 - FILE PHOTO: A resident wearing a face mask walks after receiving a nucleic acid test at a residential compound in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 887,321 nucleic acid tests on Ma...

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhantesting/crowds-at-wuhan-clinics-fear-coronavirus-testing-could-rekindle-disease-idUSKBN22S08P

May 16th, 2020 - WUHAN, China (Reuters) - As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on Saturday that the very act of getting tested could expose them to the coronavirus. Safety has become a hot topic on social media groups among the 11 million residents of Wuhan, people told Reuters as they converg...

China's Wuhan says conducted 335,887 COVID-19 tests on May 17
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/chinas-wuhan-says-conducted-335887-covid-19-tests-on-may-17-idUSKBN22U1JV

May 18th, 2020 - Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 335,887 nucleic acid tests on May 17, the local health...

No new COVID sufferers, 300 asymptomatic, after Wuhan-wide tests
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-wuhan/no-new-covid-sufferers-300-asymptomatic-after-wuhan-wide-tests-idUSKBN23915R

Jun 2nd, 2020 - FILE PHOTO: A child reacts while undergoing nucleic acid testing in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit hardest by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Hubei province, China May 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus outbreak began, has found no new cases of people suffering from COVID-19 after testing almost its entire population, ...

COVID-19 salivary signature: diagnostic and research opportunities.
https://doi.org/10.1136/jclinpath-2020-206834
Journal of Clinical Pathology; Sapkota D, Søland TM et. al.

Aug 6th, 2020 - The COVID-19 (caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)) epidemic started in Wuhan (Hubei Province, China) in mid-December 2019 and quickly spread across the world as a pandemic. As a key to tracing the disease and to implement strategies aimed at breaking the chain of disease transmission, extensive testing for SARS-CoV-2 was suggested. Although nasopharyngeal/orop...

'We're Not Hungry, We Need Masks' Says Australian Doctor on Coronavirus Frontline
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928171

Apr 6th, 2020 - SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian hospital workers on the coronavirus frontline say they daily receive letters of thanks, some people even bring them pizzas, but what they really need is proper respiratory face masks to replace faulty and homemade face shields. While doctors and nurses in some hospitals struggle to obtain respiratory N95 face masks, Australians walking the streets can be seen weari...

COVID-19 Precautions Needed in Ophthalmology
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928851

Apr 16th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Consensus recommendations are needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the ophthalmology profession, doctors conclude in an editorial published in Ophthalmology. "We've learnt that there are varying practice patterns worldwide in management of the COVID-19 outbreak," said coauthors Dr. Daniel Ting of Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore and Dr. Steven Yeh of Emory Eye ...

No New COVID Sufferers, 300 Asymptomatic, After Wuhan-Wide Tests
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931566

Jun 2nd, 2020 - BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus outbreak began, has found no new cases of people suffering from COVID-19 after testing almost its entire population, and 300 asymptomatic carriers of the virus, officials said on Tuesday. Authorities launched the vast testing campaign on May 14, and reached 9.9 million out of 11 million people, after a cluster of new cas...

Peripheral Blood Examination Findings in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/935541

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: Peripheral blood abnormalities in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have not been fully elucidated. We report qualitative and quantitative peripheral blood findings in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients and compare them with a control group. Methods: We reviewed electronic medical records, complete blood counts,...