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Serious Mental Illness Diagnosis and COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in the Veterans Health Adm...
https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202100499
Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.); Haderlein TP, Steers WN et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - This study examined the association between serious mental illness diagnoses and COVID-19 vaccination among Veterans Health Administration (VHA) patients. The sample (N=4,890,693) comprised veterans ages ≥18 years with VHA outpatient visits from March 1, 2018, through February 29, 2020. Veterans with serious mental illness were identified with ICD-10 diagnostic codes from electronic health reco...

Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of COVID-19 vaccine and refusal to receive COVID-...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12362-8 10.1016/j.lanepe.2020.100012 10.1186/s13002-021-00449-w 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00306-8 10.3390/vaccines9020119 10.2147/POR.S271096 10.4103/1995-7645.312513 10.3390/vaccines9050516
BMC Public Health; Adane M, Ademas A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Major efforts are being made to control the spread and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic using vaccines. Ethiopia began on March 13, 2021, to vaccinate healthcare workers (HCWs) for COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca vaccine. However, willingness to be vaccinated depends to a large extent on factors beyond the availability of vaccines. This study aimed to determine the rate of intention to refuse ...

'You just really have to assert yourself:' social work, nursing, and rehabilitation cou...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-07465-w
BMC Health Services Research; Alessi EJ, Caldwell B et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Educators who train healthcare students to provide behavioral health services in primary care settings frequently encounter challenges as they work to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and skills to effectively function on interprofessional practice teams. This has become increasingly important during COVID-19, as interprofessional collaborative practice is needed more than ever to add...

Examining COVID-19 vaccine uptake and attitudes among 2SLGBTQ+ youth experiencing homel...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12537-x 10.29173/cjfy16579 10.1136/bmj.n1138 10.1007/s11577-017-0454-1 10.1001/archinte.166.10.1092 10.1515/jpem-2018-0408 10.1046/j.1525-1497.2001.016009606.x 10.1093/occmed/kqu058 10.1001/jama.1984.03350140051025 10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.11.003 10.1111/j.1468-2850.1996.tb00056.x 10.1007/s12160-017-9888-y 10.1016/j.jbi.2019.103208 10.1016/j.jbi.2008.08.010 10.1177/146879410100100307 10.1191/1478088706qp063oa 10.1093/intqhc/mzm042 10.1177/1558689810382916 10.1371/journal.pone.0248336 10.1186/1471-2458-12-338 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.4396
BMC Public Health; Abramovich A, Pang N et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted 2SLGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness. Little is known about vaccine attitudes and uptake among this population. To address this, the objectives of this study were to explore this group's COVID-19 vaccine attitudes, and facilitators and barriers impacting vaccine uptake. 2SLGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness in the Greater Toronto Area...

Clinical clerkship students' preferences and satisfaction regarding online lectures dur...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-021-03096-7 10.1080/10872981.2020.1809929 10.1186/s12909-020-02208-z 10.1186/s12916-020-01577-y 10.1016/j.nedt.2010.12.026 10.1097/00001888-200603000-00002 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001596 10.2196/mededu.9091 10.1186/s12909-020-02007-6 10.1001/jama.300.10.1181 10.1186/s12909-017-0953-9 10.3402/meo.v16i0.5733 10.1186/s12909-018-1240-0 10.5455/aim.2019.27.133-138 10.1152/advan.00119.2017 10.5688/ajpe809154 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02218
BMC Medical Education; Yagi S, Fukuda D et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption in medical education. Students and lecturers had to adapt to online education. The current study aimed to investigate the level of satisfaction and future preference for online lectures among clinical clerkship students and elucidated the factors that affect these outcomes. We selected a sample of 114 medical students undergoing clini...

Patterns of neutralizing humoral response to SARS-CoV-2 infection among hematologic mal...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41408-022-00608-6 10.1182/blood.2020008824 10.1186/s13045-020-00970-7 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-20-0773 10.1016/S2352-3026(20)30251-9 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.07.001 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.06.009 10.1016/S2352-3026(21)00169-1 10.1038/s41408-021-00534-z 10.1038/s41577-020-0359-5 10.1002/hon.2872 10.1038/s41591-021-01386-7 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.01.001 10.1038/s41375-020-01030-2 10.1038/s43018-021-00191-y 10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00213-8 10.1038/s41408-021-00530-3 10.3390/cancers13174480 10.1186/s13045-021-01090-6 10.1016/S2352-3026(21)00199-X 10.1002/jmv.26886 10.1016/S2352-3026(21)00110-1 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.06.002 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.06.014 10.1182/bloodadvances.2021005094 10.1182/blood.2021011568 10.1038/s41375-020-01103-2 10.1038/s41591-020-0913-5 10.1016/j.chom.2020.06.021 10.1002/jmv.27200 10.1038/s41591-021-01377-8 10.1038/s41591-019-0707-9 10.1002/cti2.1136 10.1016/j.chom.2021.04.015 10.3390/v13112270 10.1038/s41467-020-19943-y 10.3390/vaccines9030238 10.1128/JCM.02107-20
Blood Cancer Journal; Borgogna C, Bruna R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Understanding antibody-based SARS-CoV-2 immunity in hematologic malignancy (HM) patients following infection is crucial to inform vaccination strategies for this highly vulnerable population. This cross-sectional study documents the anti-SARS-CoV-2 humoral response and serum neutralizing activity in 189 HM patients recovering from a PCR-confirmed infection. The overall seroconversion rate was 8...

Maternal-fetal immune responses in pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27745-z
Nature Communications; Garcia-Flores V, Romero R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Pregnant women represent a high-risk population for severe/critical COVID-19 and mortality. However, the maternal-fetal immune responses initiated by SARS-CoV-2 infection, and whether this virus is detectable in the placenta, are still under investigation. Here we show that SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy primarily induces unique inflammatory responses at the maternal-fetal interface, whi...

Alterations in cortisol and interleukin-6 secretion in patients with COVID-19 suggestiv...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-021-02968-8
Endocrine Yavropoulou MP, Filippa MG et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The beneficial effect of glucocorticoids in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is established, but whether adrenal cortisol secretion is impaired in COVID-19 is not fully elucidated. In this case-control study, we investigated the diurnal free bioavailable salivary cortisol secretion in COVID-19 patients. Fifty-two consecutive COVID-19 patients-before dexamethasone treatment in cases required-recru...

Empowering dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jphd.12502
Journal of Public Health Dentistry; Rojas-Ramirez MV, DeVito DM et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - To detail how the scope of practice of dentistry was expanded in Kentucky allowing dentists to be rapidly mobilize and join a mass vaccination campaign and administer COVID-19 vaccines to the community. The processes involving policy change, an emergency administrative regulation, provider training and community action are detailed. In just 21 days from state authorization, dentists from the Un...

APLAR recommendations on the practice of telemedicine in rheumatology.
https://doi.org/10.1111/1756-185X.14286
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases; Ahmed S, Grainger R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic led to rapid and widespread adoption of telemedicine in rheumatology care. The Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) working group was tasked with developing evidence-based recommendations for rheumatology practice to guide maintenance of the highest possible standards of clinical care and to enable broad patient reach. A systematic review of English...

The COVID Pandemic as Mosaic.
https://doi.org/10.1177/08901171211063998a
American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP; Katz DL

Jan 20th, 2022 - The COVID Pandemic as Mosaic.|2022|Katz DL,|

Accounting for the Origins and Toll of COVID 19 The key role of Overweight in COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1177/08901171211064006
American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP; Adams ML

Jan 20th, 2022 - Both global and US data show associations between COVID-19 death rates and overweight or obesity, which are also risk factors for several other outcomes. Evidence suggests that among the strategies to reduce overweight and obesity are the simple actions of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity. Potential benefits include saving thousands of lives and billions of dolla...

Higher risk of COVID-19 infection among internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Myanmar ...
https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2022.2028303
Global Public Health; Sawn Khai T

Jan 20th, 2022 - Access to healthcare has been difficult for over a thousand internally displaced people (IPDs) living in camps even before the COVID-19 pandemic surge in Myanmar. Amidst the pandemic crisis, the coup d'etat state power on February 1, 2021, and arbitrary detained all elected officials. Subsequently, over a hundred thousand civilians were displaced from their homes due to the intensified conflict...

Online re-examination of postgraduate medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-022-03100-8 10.4103/ijo.IJO_516_20 10.1002/jmv.25725 10.1056/NEJMoa2001017 10.4103/ijo.IJO_797_20 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00135 10.1186/s12909-021-02875-6 10.1126/science.1168874 10.1186/1472-6920-10-10 10.1080/01421590802108331 10.1186/1472-6920-11-37 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.08.046 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.064
BMC Medical Education; Gu S, Yuan W et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Postgraduate entrance examination (the Unified National Graduate Entrance Examination) is the major way for Chinese medical undergraduate student to apply for postgraduate studies. It consists of two stages: the preliminary basic written test and the re-examination in form of both written tests and interviews. With the spread of COVID-19, the traditional on-site re-examination of postgraduates ...

Evaluation of early complications, outcome, and mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05010-8 10.1038/s41598-021-82721-3 10.1186/s40885-021-00161-7 10.1007/s00268-020-05501-6 10.1186/s13037-020-00262-6 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-X 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004420 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.06.042 10.1177/2151458515600496 10.1038/s41598-021-82721-3 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.17060
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Mohammadpour M, Yazdi H et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - A higher mortality and morbidity rate has been reported in COVID-19 patients undergoing surgery. To reduce the morbidity and mortality rate in COVID-19 patients undergoing orthopedic procedures, we aimed to increase the threshold for surgical planning. In a prospective cohort study, COVID-19 patients who underwent elective or emergent orthopedic surgery in three orthopedic surgery centers from ...

Association between COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and generalized trust, depression, gener...
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BMC Public Health; Sekizawa Y, Hashimoto S et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Although numerous studies have been published on the predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, some possible predictors remain underexplored. In this study, we explored the associations of unwillingness and indecisiveness regarding COVID-19 vaccination with generalized trust, mental health conditions such as depression and generalized anxiety, and fear of COVID-19. Data of wave 1 (from October ...

Understanding COVID-19 vaccination willingness among youth: A survey study in the Nethe...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.12.062
Vaccine Euser S, Kroese FM et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Vaccination of youth could be key to preventing future outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2. Given the limited direct health benefit for young people, it is important to understand how youth themselves perceive obtaining a vaccination. This survey study in a representative sample of Dutch youth aged 12-18 showed that 73% were willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. In regression analyses, vaccination wi...

COVID-19 vaccine uptake, effectiveness, and waning in 82,959 health care workers: A nat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.11.061
Vaccine Bedston S, Akbari A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - While population estimates suggest high vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the protection for health care workers, who are at higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 exposure, is less understood. We conducted a national cohort study of health care workers in Wales (UK) from 7 December 2020 to 30 September 2021. We examined uptake of any COVID-19 vaccine, and the effectiveness of BNT162b2 mRN...

Designing of a bispecific antibody against SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein targeting huma...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humimm.2022.01.004
Human Immunology; Ojha R, Gurjar K et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - COVID-19 originated in Wuhan city, China, in 2019 erupted a global pandemic that had put down nearly 3 million lives and hampered the socio-economic conditions of all nations. Despite the available treatments, this disease is not being controlled totally and spreading swiftly. The deadly virus commences infection by hACE2 receptor and its co-receptors (DPP4) engagement with the viral spike prot...

Conference Attendance Tracking and Evaluation in the Era of Virtual Conferences.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.012
Academic Radiology; Kamel P, Brookmeyer C et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The coronavirus pandemic upended in-person radiology education and led to a transition to virtual platforms. We needed a new method to monitor lecture attendance, previously relying on a physical badge system. Our goal was to develop and implement a virtual conference attendance system that is user-friendly, automated, useable in any virtual conference environment, and accurate. We developed a ...