University of North Texas entered a global competition to predict the spread of COVID-19 using artifical intelligence. Students are using real-world data for models to forcast the number of infections and fatalities resulting from the pandemic. More than 400 teams joined the competiion globally.
This article conducted a systematic literature review and individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis to compare the efficacy and tolerability of different artemisinin-based or quinine-based treatments for malaria in pregnant women.
This article compares the severity and mortality between male and female patients with COVID-19 or SARS. The results of the study are men and women have the same prevalence, men with COVID-19 are more at risk for worse outcomes and death, independent of age.
A study conducted in China on the household transmission of COVID-19 found the secondary attack rate of SARS-CoV-2 in a household is 16.3%.
This article characterizes the first 393 consecutive patients with Covid-19 who were admitted to two hospitals in New York City.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported five new Ebola cases just as World Health Organization was preparing to declare an end to the outbreak.
Emory Healthcare has developed a COVID-19 Symptom Checker.
A new study shows the use of a viral vector-based vaccine may be effective against norovirus.
The World Health Organization announced, due to COVID 19 measles immunization campaigns in 24 countries have been delayed. The number of countries delaying measles immunization campaigns is expected to increase. The delays in measles immunizations could mean up to 117 million children may not receive the measles vaccine.
The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed three new deaths from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.