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2 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
1 Biochemistry
11 BMJ
1 Epidemiol Infect
2 J Infect Dis
8 Lancet
2 Lancet HIV
5 Lancet Public Health
8 Lancet Respir Med
6 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
11 N Engl J Med
1 PLoS Comput Biol
4 PLoS One
7 Vaccine

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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. ADAMS SE, Lugovtsev VY, Kan A, Bovin NV, et al
    Laninamivir-Interferon-lambda1 Combination Treatment Promotes Resistance by Influenza A Virus More Rapidly Than Laninamivir Alone.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 May 11. pii: AAC.00301.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. LIM JJ, Nilsson AC, Silverman M, Assy N, et al
    A phase 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of MHAA4549A, a monoclonal antibody, plus oseltamivir in patients hospitalized with severe influenza A infection.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 May 11. pii: AAC.00352.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  3. NUTHO B, Mahalapbutr P, Hengphasatporn K, Pattaranggoon NC, et al
    Why Are Lopinavir and Ritonavir Effective against the Newly Emerged Coronavirus 2019? Atomistic Insights into the Inhibitory Mechanisms.
    Biochemistry. 2020;59:1769-1779.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  4. WATSON J, Whiting PF, Brush JE
    Interpreting a covid-19 test result.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1808.

  5. PETERSON A, Largent EA, Karlawish J
    Ethics of reallocating ventilators in the covid-19 pandemic.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1828.

  6. BOWIE C, Hill T
    Exit strategy to control covid-19 and relaunch the economy.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1851.

  7. GREEN K
    How GPs can contribute to the challenge of covid-19.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1829.

  8. ROESCH E, Amin A, Gupta J, Garcia-Moreno C, et al
    Violence against women during covid-19 pandemic restrictions.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1712.

  9. BARTH RE, De Regt MJA
    Persistence of viral RNA in stool samples from patients recovering from covid-19.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1724.

    How can we prevent staff-to-staff transmission of coronavirus?
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1795.

    A "Deep Breath In" for GPs.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1437.

  12. SRIDHAR D, Majumder MS
    Modelling the pandemic.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1567.

  13. GLASZIOU PP, Sanders S, Hoffmann T
    Waste in covid-19 research.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1847.

  14. DE LUSIGNAN S, Carlyon T, Lalvani A
    Removing the handle of the Broad Street pump: measures to slow the spread of covid-19 in primary care teams.
    BMJ. 2020;369:m1841.

    Epidemiol Infect

    What might the future bring? COVID-19 planning considerations for faculty and universities.
    Epidemiol Infect. 2020;148:e92.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  16. COWLING BJ, Thompson MG, Ng TWY, Fang VJ, et al
    Comparative Reactogenicity of Enhanced Influenza Vaccines in Older Adults.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 May 14. pii: 5837136. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. BARTSCH SM, Mitgang EA, Geller G, Cox SN, et al
    What if the Influenza Vaccine Did Not Offer Such Variable Protection?
    J Infect Dis. 2020 May 9. pii: 5835317. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  18. Serums and Vaccines in Influenza.
    JAMA. 2020;323:1858.


    New Zealand eliminates COVID-19.
    Lancet. 2020;395:1474.

  20. LI H, Liu L, Zhang D, Xu J, et al
    SARS-CoV-2 and viral sepsis: observations and hypotheses.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 17. pii: S0140-6736(20)30920.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. RADBRUCH L, Knaul FM, de Lima L, de Joncheere C, et al
    The key role of palliative care in response to the COVID-19 tsunami of suffering.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 22. pii: S0140-6736(20)30964.

  22. DOYEN D, Moceri P, Ducreux D, Dellamonica J, et al
    Myocarditis in a patient with COVID-19: a cause of raised troponin and ECG changes.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0140-6736(20)30912.

  23. ORCUTT M, Patel P, Burns R, Hiam L, et al
    Global call to action for inclusion of migrants and refugees in the COVID-19 response.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0140-6736(20)30971.

  24. NATHAN N, Prevost B, Corvol H
    Atypical presentation of COVID-19 in young infants.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 27. pii: S0140-6736(20)30980.

  25. AHMAD A, Chung R, Eckenwiler L, Ganguli AM, et al
    What does it mean to be made vulnerable in the era of COVID-19?
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 27. pii: S0140-6736(20)30979.

    COVID-19 in Brazil: "So what?"
    Lancet. 2020;395:1461.

    Lancet HIV

  27. HARGREAVES J, Davey C
    Three lessons for the COVID-19 response from pandemic HIV.
    Lancet HIV. 2020 Apr 9. pii: S2352-3018(20)30110.

  28. BLANCO JL, Ambrosioni J, Garcia F, Martinez E, et al
    COVID-19 in patients with HIV: clinical case series.
    Lancet HIV. 2020 Apr 15. pii: S2352-3018(20)30111.

    Lancet Public Health

    COVID-19 puts societies to the test.
    Lancet Public Health. 2020;5:e235.

  30. TSANG TK, Wu P, Lin Y, Lau EHY, et al
    Effect of changing case definitions for COVID-19 on the epidemic curve and transmission parameters in mainland China: a modelling study.
    Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S2468-2667(20)30089.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    The French response to COVID-19: intrinsic difficulties at the interface of science, public health, and policy.
    Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 7. pii: S2468-2667(20)30087.

  32. VAN LANCKER W, Parolin Z
    COVID-19, school closures, and child poverty: a social crisis in the making.
    Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 7. pii: S2468-2667(20)30084.

  33. PAAKKARI L, Okan O
    COVID-19: health literacy is an underestimated problem.
    Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 14. pii: S2468-2667(20)30086.

    Lancet Respir Med

  34. MARTINO F, Plebani M, Ronco C
    Kidney transplant programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 16. pii: S2213-2600(20)30182.

  35. KOECKERLING D, Pan D, Mudalige NL, Oyefeso O, et al
    Blood transfusion strategies and ECMO during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 16. pii: S2213-2600(20)30173.

  36. RAMANATHAN K, MacLaren G, Combes A, Brodie D, et al
    Blood transfusion strategies and ECMO during the COVID-19 pandemic - Authors' reply.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 16. pii: S2213-2600(20)30174.

  37. COLOMBO C, Burgel PR, Gartner S, van Koningsbruggen-Rietschel S, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 on people with cystic fibrosis.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 15. pii: S2213-2600(20)30177.

  38. CHEUNG JC, Lam KN
    POCUS in COVID-19: pearls and pitfalls.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 7. pii: S2213-2600(20)30166.

  39. VINCENT JL, Taccone FS
    Understanding pathways to death in patients with COVID-19.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S2213-2600(20)30165.

  40. PHUA J, Weng L, Ling L, Egi M, et al
    Intensive care management of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): challenges and recommendations.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S2213-2600(20)30161.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. GARCIA-BASTEIRO AL, Chaccour C, Guinovart C, Llupia A, et al
    Monitoring the COVID-19 epidemic in the context of widespread local transmission.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020;8:440-442.

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  42. SANTOLI JM, Lindley MC, DeSilva MB, Kharbanda EO, et al
    Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Routine Pediatric Vaccine Ordering and Administration - United States, 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:591-593.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. MYERS JF, Snyder RE, Porse CC, Tecle S, et al
    Identification and Monitoring of International Travelers During the Initial Phase of an Outbreak of COVID-19 - California, February 3-March 17, 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:599-602.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. WALLACE M, Hagan L, Curran KG, Williams SP, et al
    COVID-19 in Correctional and Detention Facilities - United States, February-April 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:587-590.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. WALLACE M, Marlow M, Simonson S, Walker M, et al
    Public Health Response to COVID-19 Cases in Correctional and Detention Facilities - Louisiana, March-April 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:594-598.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. HAMNER L, Dubbel P, Capron I, Ross A, et al
    High SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rate Following Exposure at a Choir Practice - Skagit County, Washington, March 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:606-610.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. Preliminary Estimate of Excess Mortality During the COVID-19 Outbreak - New York City, March 11-May 2, 2020.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69:603-605.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  48. SONG JY, Yun JG, Noh JY, Cheong HJ, et al
    Covid-19 in South Korea - Challenges of Subclinical Manifestations.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382:1858-1859.

  49. BAYEFSKY MJ, Bartz D, Watson KL
    Abortion during the Covid-19 Pandemic - Ensuring Access to an Essential Health Service.
    N Engl J Med. 2020 Apr 9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2008006.

    In Pursuit of PPE.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382:e46.

  51. CORONADO MUNOZ A, Nawaratne U, McMann D, Ellsworth M, et al
    Late-Onset Neonatal Sepsis in a Patient with Covid-19.
    N Engl J Med. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2010614.

  52. WENG L, Jiao Y, Li Y
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  53. TSUNG K
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  54. REN C, Chen H, Chen HZ
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  55. UYEKI TM, Holshue ML, Diaz G
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States. Reply.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  56. LINK A, Hold G
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  57. WEN Q, Yang J, Luo T
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

  58. ZHANG YM
    First Case of Covid-19 in the United States.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;382.

    PLoS Comput Biol

  59. WANG TE, Chao TL, Tsai HT, Lin PH, et al
    Differentiation of Cytopathic Effects (CPE) induced by influenza virus infection using deep Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN).
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2020;16:e1007883.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  60. TARTARI E, Saris K, Kenters N, Marimuthu K, et al
    Not sick enough to worry? "Influenza-like" symptoms and work-related behavior among healthcare workers and other professionals: Results of a global survey.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232168.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. WILDEN JJ, van Kruchten A, Gieselmann L, Hrincius ER, et al
    The influenza replication blocking inhibitor LASAG does not sensitize human epithelial cells for bacterial infections.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233052.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. ITO H, Nishimura H, Kisu T, Hagiwara H, et al
    Low response in eliciting neuraminidase inhibition activity of sera among recipients of a split, monovalent pandemic influenza vaccine during the 2009 pandemic.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233001.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. ALQAHTANI JS, Oyelade T, Aldhahir AM, Alghamdi SM, et al
    Prevalence, Severity and Mortality associated with COPD and Smoking in patients with COVID-19: A Rapid Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233147.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  64. SMITH LE, Amlot R, Weinman J, Yiend J, et al
    Why do parents not re-vaccinate their child for influenza? A prospective cohort study.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 5. pii: S0264-410X(20)30509.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. WRAITH S, Nachbagauer R, Balmaseda A, Stadlbauer D, et al
    Antibody responses to influenza A(H1N1)pdm infection.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 7. pii: S0264-410X(20)30586.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. TEMPIA S, Walaza S, Moyes J, McMorrow ML, et al
    Influenza disease burden among potential target risk groups for immunization in South Africa, 2013-2015.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 7. pii: S0264-410X(20)30539.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. WON G, Senevirathne A, Lee JH
    Salmonella Enteritidis ghost vaccine carrying the hemagglutinin globular head (HA1) domain from H1N1 virus protects against salmonellosis and influenza in chickens.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 8. pii: S0264-410X(20)30594.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. MALTEZOU HC, Asimakopoulos G, Stavrou S, Daskalakis G, et al
    Effectiveness of quadrivalent influenza vaccine in pregnant women and infants, 2018-2019.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 8. pii: S0264-410X(20)30564.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. ORTA OR, Hatch EE, Regan AK, Perkins R, et al
    A prospective study of influenza vaccination and time to pregnancy.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 11. pii: S0264-410X(20)30548.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. WAGNER AL, Gordon A, Tallo VL, Simaku A, et al
    Intent to obtain pediatric influenza vaccine among mothers in four middle income countries.
    Vaccine. 2020 May 6. pii: S0264-410X(20)30508.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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