This study systematically analyzed key immunological parameters spanning the course of infection, obtained viral genomes directly from clinical samples, and delineated factors associated with prognosis and epidemiological features. Authors analyzed the clinical, molecular and immunological data from 326 confirmed cases Read More
This cross-sectional study evaluated the effectiveness of a staff protection and surveillance strategy in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), a 1600-bed multidisciplinary acute-care hospital in Singapore. Since 2003, TTSH has routinely fit-tested staff for high filtration N95 respirators, and established Read More
This study investigates how information technology (IT) helped hospitals in mainland China better respond to the outbreak of the pandemic. Understanding how hospitals can continue providing services in an effective manner under quarantine situations is important. The authors of this Read More
In this study, a brief severity scoring system, administered by telephone, successfully assigned priority for hospitalization and arranged for facility isolation among patients with suspected COVID-19 in Daegu, Korea. This made a significant impact on solving an acute hospital-bed shortage Read More
This commentary highlights the need to review evidence from effective public health interventions in other countries and to be transparent with why public health decisions are being implemented to gain trust and action of citizens. The WHO-China Joint Mission on Read More
This study demonstrates that non-identifiability in model calibrations using confirmed-case data is the main reason for such wide variations in existing model predictions of the COVID-19 epidemic in China. It is crucial for modelers to estimate the severity of the Read More
This Viewpoint describes the outbreak response infrastructure developed by the Taiwanese government following the SARS epidemic in 2003 and actions in response to COVID-19, including dedicated hotlines for symptom reporting, mobile phone messaging and case tracking, and the ramping up Read More
This cohort study examines medical records of 33 neonates born to women with COVID-19 to provide information on maternal-child transmission and infant outcomes. Consistent with previous studies, the authors report mild clinical symptoms and outcomes among these infants. In order Read More
This cohort study shows that a series of multifaceted public health interventions was temporally associated with improved control of the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan. Findings may inform public health policy in other countries and regions. It is unknown whether a Read More
This study uses data from the National Institutes of Infectious Diseases Japan to compare weekly influenza activity in the 2019/2020 vs the 2014-2019 seasons given mitigation strategies taken in 2020 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The authors used data Read More

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