This study showed that while early infections in Wuhan, China could be linked to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, after January 1, 2020, few infections could – meaning that human-to-human transmission was occurring. Researchers collected information on the first 425 Read More
This study provides data on clusters, and argues that more attention should be paid to clusters as we move to prevention and control of COVID-19. It also stresses that self-isolation may be key. COVID-19 outbreaks seem to begin in clusters. Read More
This study showed that headaches are a common problem associated with PPE usage in healthcare workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for those with pre-existing headache issues. COVID-19 is causing many healthcare workers to wear PPE much more than usual. Read More
This study was a meta-analysis of the current scientific literature that finds that hypertension is associated with an up to 2.5-fold higher risk of severe and fatal COVID-19, especially in older individuals. As amazing as it is, there are enough Read More
This study showed that rRT-PCR may produce initial false-negative results. Combining this with other testing modalities may improve sensitivity. Our data on testing are still relatively new. This was a retrospective cohort study of 36 patients suspected of infections with Read More
This paper describes the recommendations of an expert panel on caring for critically ill ICU patients with COVID-19. A panel of 36 experts from 12 countries proposed 53 questions relevant to the management of COVID-19 in the ICU. They reviewed Read More
This report used a SWOT analysis to determine how we should improve our ability to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic in China. The lessons might be applied elsewhere. A group of experts used the Strengths (S), Weaknesses (W), Opportunities Read More
This case report shows how easily this virus can move from one traveler from Singapore to a resort in France and then to other countries. It highlights the difficult task ahead of us of contact tracing and isolation. At the Read More
This case series from early in the Seattle outbreak showed that the most common reasons for admission to the ICU were hypoxemic respiratory failure leading to mechanical ventilation, hypotension requiring vasopressor treatment, or both, and half of these patients died Read More
This study provides useful information about when we can expect antibodies to appear after infection, and how that might be used in future clinical testing. We are still learning about the antibody response in patients infected with COVID-19 This is Read More

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