Enter keywords that you are searching
Publication Date:
3/30/2020
Post Date: 3/30/2020

As of 29 February 2020 in Wuhan, China, there were 48,557 cases and 2,169 deaths from COVID-19. This study estimated the overall symptomatic case fatality risk. 

Tags:
Publication Date:
3/30/2020
Post Date: 3/30/2020

This article provides the fatality rate and characteristics of COVID-19 patients dying in Italy.  

Tags:
Publication Date:
3/30/2020
Post Date: 3/30/2020

This is a pre-publication version of an article that has undergone peer review and been accepted for publication but is not the final version of record. This study used a retrospective analytical approach, to examine the epidemiological characteristics and transmission patterns of 2143 pediatric patients with COVID-19. 

Tags:
Publication Date:
3/25/2020
Post Date: 3/25/2020

The journal PLoS Medicine released a study indicating Vaxxas (a commercial company) high-density microarray patch (HD-MAP) demonstrated a significantly enhanced immune response to influenza compared to vaccination by syringe.  

 

 

Publication Date:
3/24/2020
Post Date: 3/24/2020

It is known gender-specific differences are a factor in the prevalence, transmission, and exposure to neglected tropical diseases.  A study conducted in Ethiopia provided insights into the role gender plays in receiving care for these diseases. 

Publication Date:
3/24/2020
Post Date: 3/24/2020

A real-world multicenter study found Bezlotoxumab was successful at preventing the reoccurrence of Clostridiodes difficile infections. 

Publication Date:
3/24/2020
Post Date: 3/24/2020

The US Department of Agriculture has reported to the World Health Organization for Animal Health (OIE) low-pathogenic H7N3 avian flu outbreaks at three turkey farms in North Carolina. 

Publication Date:
3/23/2020
Post Date: 3/23/2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports an increase in cyberattacks on WHO networks.  

Publication Date:
3/23/2020
Post Date: 3/23/2020

Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and environmental samples): 

    • Pakistan: five WPV1 cases, three WPV1 positive environmental samples and 13 cVDPV2 cases
    • Angola: one cVDPV2 case
    • Chad: two cVDPV2 cases
    • Côte d’Ivoire: one cVDPV2 case and one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
    • Malaysia: one cVDPV1 case
Publication Date:
3/23/2020
Post Date: 3/23/2020

There are no new cases of Ebola reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 17 February 2020. The World Health Organization requests $20 million to maintain surveillance and response operations until the end of the outbreak declaration. The WHO has not received new funding for the Ebola response since December 2019.