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  • Tags: Droplet Transmission

Creator: Emanuel Goldman
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-03
Description: A clinically significant risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission by fomites (inanimate surfaces or objects) has been assumed on the basis of studies that have little resemblance to real-life scenarios.

Creator: Hoxha, Ana, Chloe Wyndham-Thomas, Sofieke Klamer, Dominique Dubourg, Melissa Vermeulen, Naima Hammami, and Laura Cornelissen.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-03
Description: As of July 1, Belgium has 61 509 confirmed cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and 9754 related deaths. In early April, the ministry of health decided to implement a mass testing campaign in long-term…

Creator: Sikkema, Reina S., Suzan D. Pas, David F. Nieuwenhuijse, Áine O'Toole, Jaco Verweij, Anne van der Linden, Irina Chestakova, Claudia Schapendonk, Mark Pronk, Pascal Lexmond, Theo Bestebroer, Ronald J. Overmars, Stefan van Nieuwkoop, Wouter van den…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-02
Description: 10 days after the first reported case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in the Netherlands (on Feb 27, 2020), 55 (4%) of 1497 health-care workers in nine hospitals located in the south of the Netherlands had…

Creator: Badr, Hamada S., Hongru Du, Maximilian Marshall, Ensheng Dong, Marietta M. Squire, and Lauren M. Gardner.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-01
Description: Within 4 months of COVID-19 first being reported in the USA, it spread to every state and to more than 90% of all counties. During this period, the US COVID-19 response was highly decentralised, with stay-at-home directives issued by state and local…

Creator: Pitzer, Virginia E., and Ted Cohen.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-17
Description: Studies of household members and close contacts of individuals infected with a communicable disease such as COVID-19 are a key source of information for infectious disease epidemiologists.

Creator: Jing, Qin-Long, Ming-Jin Liu, Zhou-Bin Zhang, Li-Qun Fang, Jun Yuan, An-Ran Zhang, Natalie E. Dean, Lei Luo, Meng-Meng Ma, Ira Longini, Eben Kenah, Ying Lu, Yu Ma, Neda Jalali, Zhi-Cong Yang, and Yang Yang.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-17
Description: As of June 8, 2020, the global reported number of COVID-19 cases had reached more than 7 million with over 400 000 deaths. The household transmissibility of the causative pathogen, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2),…

Creator: MacIntyre, Chandini Raina.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-16
Description: Amid the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic response, the study by Adam Kucharski and colleagues in The Lancet Infectious Diseases reminds us that all available control measures should be used together to drive the effective reproduction number (Reff)…

Creator: Kucharski, Adam J., Petra Klepac, Andrew J. K. Conlan, Stephen M. Kissler, Maria L. Tang, Hannah Fry, Julia R. Gog, W. John Edmunds, Jon C. Emery, Graham Medley, James D. Munday, Timothy W. Russell, Quentin J. Leclerc, Charlie Diamond, Simon R.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-16
Description: The isolation of symptomatic cases and tracing of contacts has been used as an early COVID-19 containment measure in many countries, with additional physical distancing measures also introduced as outbreaks have grown. To maintain control of…

Creator: Cox, Rebecca J., Karl A. Brokstad, Florian Krammer, Nina Langeland, Bjørn Blomberg, Kanika Kuwelker, Sarah Lartey, Dagrun Waag Linchausen, Kristin G. I. Mohn, Francisco Gomez Real, Amit Bansal, Geir Bredholt, Anders Madsen, Therese Bredholt Onanygo,…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-15
Description: We read with interest the Article by Qifang Bi and colleagues, in which they reported a household secondary attack rate, as detected by repeated RT-PCR tests, of approximately 11%. We have found substantially higher attacks rates in western Norway…

Creator: Sakurai, Aki, Toshiharu Sasaki, Shigeo Kato, Masamichi Hayashi, Sei-ichiro Tsuzuki, Takuma Ishihara, Mitsunaga Iwata, Zenichi Morise, and Yohei Doi.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-12
Description: Information on the natural history of asymptomatic infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) remains scarce.