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1 Drugs
5 J Infect Dis
2 Lancet
1 Lancet Haematol
9 Lancet Infect Dis
1 Lancet Oncol
4 Lancet Respir Med
2 N Engl J Med
9 Pediatrics
12 PLoS One
7 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
2 Vaccine
1 Virus Res

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    Biochem Biophys Res Commun

  1. TUNG HYL, Limtung P
    Mutations in the phosphorylation sites of SARS-CoV-2 encoded nucleocapsid protein and structure model of sequestration by protein 14-3-3.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2020;532:134-138.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  2. MCKEE M
    Achieving zero covid is not easy, but the alternative is far worse.
    BMJ. 2020;371:m3859.


  3. HAJRA A, Mathai SV, Ball S, Bandyopadhyay D, et al
    Management of Thrombotic Complications in COVID-19: An Update.
    Drugs. 2020;80:1553-1562.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  4. SCHIAFFINO MT, Di Natale M, Garcia-Martinez E, Navarro J, et al
    Immunoserologic Detection and Diagnostic Relevance of Cross-Reactive Autoantibodies in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients.
    J Infect Dis. 2020;222:1439-1443.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. WANG W, Liu X, Wu S, Chen S, et al
    Definition and Risks of Cytokine Release Syndrome in 11 Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients With Pneumonia: Analysis of Disease Characteristics.
    J Infect Dis. 2020;222:1444-1451.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. SCHLOM J, Donahue RN
    Do Not Minimize the Impact of Cellular Immunity in the Development of Vaccines and Therapeutics for COVID-19.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 11. pii: 5870046. doi: 10.1093.

  7. RABELO-DA-PONTE FD, Silvello D, Scherer JN, Ayala AR, et al
    Convalescent Plasma Therapy in Patients With Severe or Life-Threatening COVID-19: A Metadata Analysis.
    J Infect Dis. 2020;222:1575-1578.

  8. DEN HARTOG G, Schepp RM, Kuijer M, GeurtsvanKessel C, et al
    SARS-CoV-2-Specific Antibody Detection for Seroepidemiology: A Multiplex Analysis Approach Accounting for Accurate Seroprevalence.
    J Infect Dis. 2020;222:1452-1461.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  9. GALEA S, Ettman CK, Abdalla SM
    Access to health care and the 2020 US election.
    Lancet. 2020;396:803-805.

  10. JONES D, Helmreich S
    A history of herd immunity.
    Lancet. 2020;396:810-811.

    Lancet Haematol

    Filling a gap in UK health services: the role of charities.
    Lancet Haematol. 2020;7:e697.

    Lancet Infect Dis

  12. PEELING RW, Boeras D, Wilder-Smith A, Sall A, et al
    Need for sustainable biobanking networks for COVID-19 and other diseases of epidemic potential.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 24. pii: S1473-3099(20)30461.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. KUCHARSKI AJ, Klepac P, Conlan AJK, Kissler SM, et al
    Effectiveness of isolation, testing, contact tracing, and physical distancing on reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in different settings: a mathematical modelling study.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 15. pii: S1473-3099(20)30457.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. JING QL, Liu MJ, Zhang ZB, Fang LQ, et al
    Household secondary attack rate of COVID-19 and associated determinants in Guangzhou, China: a retrospective cohort study.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 17. pii: S1473-3099(20)30471.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. KIRBY T
    Evelina Tacconelli-two viruses, two wars.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1132.

  16. BURKI T
    COVID-19 claims another victim.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1129-1130.

    The arrival of Sputnik V.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1128.

  18. MAKONI M
    COVID-19 in Africa: half a year later.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1127.

  19. CARSANA L, Sonzogni A, Nasr A, Rossi RS, et al
    Pulmonary post-mortem findings in a series of COVID-19 cases from northern Italy: a two-centre descriptive study.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 8. pii: S1473-3099(20)30434.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. BIELICKI JA, Duval X, Gobat N, Goossens H, et al
    Monitoring approaches for health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 23. pii: S1473-3099(20)30458.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Oncol

  21. LEE LYW, Cazier JB, Starkey T, Briggs SEW, et al
    COVID-19 prevalence and mortality in patients with cancer and the effect of primary tumour subtype and patient demographics: a prospective cohort study.
    Lancet Oncol. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S1470-2045(20)30442.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Respir Med

  22. MAKRINIOTI H, Watson M, Bush A, Hargreaves D, et al
    COVID-19 and preschool wheeze care: lessons learned.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Aug 4. pii: S2213-2600(20)30351.

  23. SCHUNEMANN HJ, Akl EA, Chou R, Chu DK, et al
    Use of facemasks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Aug 3. pii: S2213-2600(20)30352.

  24. LANG C, Jaksch P, Hoda MA, Lang G, et al
    Lung transplantation for COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome in a PCR-positive patient.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Aug 25. pii: S2213-2600(20)30361.

  25. MILLAR JE, Busse R, Fraser JF, Karagiannidis C, et al
    Apples and oranges: international comparisons of COVID-19 observational studies in ICUs.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Aug 21. pii: S2213-2600(20)30368.

    N Engl J Med

  26. MELLO MM, Silverman RD, Omer SB
    Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2.
    N Engl J Med. 2020 Jun 26. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2020926.

  27. RUBIN EJ, Baden LR, Morrissey S
    Audio Interview: Covid-19 Testing and the Individual Physician.
    N Engl J Med. 2020;383:e99.


  28. POSFAY-BARBE KM, L'Huillier AG
    Author Response.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.

    Results are not generalizable to children attending school.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.

  30. HATOUN J, Correa ET, Donahue SMA, Vernacchio L, et al
    Social Distancing for COVID-19 and Diagnoses of Other Infectious Diseases in Children.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.

  31. GASSMAN-PINES A, Ananat EO, Fitz-Henley J 2nd
    COVID-19 and Parent-Child Psychological Well-being.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. GOYAL MK, Simpson JN, Boyle MD, Badolato GM, et al
    Racial and/or Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Children.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. VERMA S, Bradshaw C, Auyeung NSF, Lumba R, et al
    Outcomes of Maternal-Newborn Dyads After Maternal SARS-CoV-2.
    Pediatrics. 2020 Jul 31. pii: peds.2020-005637. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-005637.

  34. PATRICK SW, Henkhaus LE, Zickafoose JS, Lovell K, et al
    Well-being of Parents and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Survey.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. KAINTH MK, Goenka PK, Williamson KA, Fishbein JS, et al
    Early Experience of COVID-19 in a US Children's Hospital.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. BELLINO S, Punzo O, Rota MC, Del Manso M, et al
    COVID-19 Disease Severity Risk Factors for Pediatric Patients in Italy.
    Pediatrics. 2020;146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  37. XUE J, Chen J, Chen C, Zheng C, et al
    Public discourse and sentiment during the COVID 19 pandemic: Using Latent Dirichlet Allocation for topic modeling on Twitter.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239441.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. RATSCHEN E, Shoesmith E, Shahab L, Silva K, et al
    Human-animal relationships and interactions during the Covid-19 lockdown phase in the UK: Investigating links with mental health and loneliness.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239397.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. KUBOTA Y, Shiono T, Kusumoto B, Fujinuma J, et al
    Multiple drivers of the COVID-19 spread: The roles of climate, international mobility, and region-specific conditions.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239385.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. NARAYANAN RP, Nordlund J, Pace RK, Ratnadiwakara D, et al
    Demographic, jurisdictional, and spatial effects on social distancing in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239572.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SINGH AK, Nema RK, Joshi A, Shankar P, et al
    Evaluation of pooled sample analysis strategy in expediting case detection in areas with emerging outbreaks of COVID-19: A pilot study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239492.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. GOODMAN-MEZA D, Rudas A, Chiang JN, Adamson PC, et al
    A machine learning algorithm to increase COVID-19 inpatient diagnostic capacity.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239474.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. PECORARO F, Clemente F, Luzi D
    The efficiency in the ordinary hospital bed management in Italy: An in-depth analysis of intensive care unit in the areas affected by COVID-19 before the outbreak.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239249.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. RUIZ-IRASTORZA G, Pijoan JI, Bereciartua E, Dunder S, et al
    Second week methyl-prednisolone pulses improve prognosis in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 pneumonia: An observational comparative study using routine care data.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239401.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. MARTINEZ ME, Harder OE, Rosas LE, Joseph L, et al
    Pulmonary function analysis in cotton rats after respiratory syncytial virus infection.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237404.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. MAGHBOOLI Z, Sahraian MA, Ebrahimi M, Pazoki M, et al
    Vitamin D sufficiency, a serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D at least 30 ng/mL reduced risk for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19 infection.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239799.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. SUN HB, Zhang YM, Huang LG, Lai QN, et al
    The changes of the peripheral CD4+ lymphocytes and inflammatory cytokines in Patients with COVID-19.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239532.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. RIBEIRO HV, Sunahara AS, Sutton J, Perc M, et al
    City size and the spreading of COVID-19 in Brazil.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239699.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  49. HEINDEL DW, Koppolu S, Zhang Y, Kasper B, et al
    Glycomic analysis of host response reveals high mannose as a key mediator of influenza severity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Oct 12. pii: 2008203117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. RAUSCH JW, Capoferri AA, Katusiime MG, Patro SC, et al
    Low genetic diversity may be an Achilles heel of SARS-CoV-2.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Sep 21. pii: 2017726117.

  51. THOMAS LJ, Huang P, Yin F, Luo XI, et al
    Spatial heterogeneity can lead to substantial local variations in COVID-19 timing and severity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:24180-24187.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. HABEL JR, Nguyen THO, van de Sandt CE, Juno JA, et al
    Suboptimal SARS-CoV-2-specific CD8(+) T cell response associated with the prominent HLA-A*02:01 phenotype.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:24384-24391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. RABE BA, Cepko C
    SARS-CoV-2 detection using isothermal amplification and a rapid, inexpensive protocol for sample inactivation and purification.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:24450-24458.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. KARATAYEV VA, Anand M, Bauch CT
    Local lockdowns outperform global lockdown on the far side of the COVID-19 epidemic curve.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:24575-24580.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. GROSSMAN G, Kim S, Rexer JM, Thirumurthy H, et al
    Political partisanship influences behavioral responses to governors' recommendations for COVID-19 prevention in the United States.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020;117:24144-24153.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  56. MACIAS AE, McElhaney JE, Chaves SS, Nealon J, et al
    The disease burden of influenza beyond respiratory illness.
    Vaccine. 2020 Oct 8. pii: S0264-410X(20)31209.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. GUILFOYLE K, Major D, Skeldon S, James H, et al
    Protective efficacy of a polyvalent influenza A DNA vaccine against both homologous (H1N1pdm09) and heterologous (H5N1) challenge in the ferret model.
    Vaccine. 2020 Oct 6. pii: S0264-410X(20)31233.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Virus Res

  58. SITARAS I, Spackman E, de Jong MCM, Parris DJ, et al
    Selection and Antigenic Characterization of Immune-Escape Mutants of H7N2 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus Using Homologous Polyclonal Sera.
    Virus Res. 2020 Oct 9:198188. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198188.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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