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  • Tags: Epidemic

Creator: Wilkason, Colby, Christopher Lee, Lauren M. Sauer, Jennifer Nuzzo, and Amanda McClelland.
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06
Description: The 2014-2016 West African Ebola epidemic was devastating in many respects, not least of which was the impact on healthcare systems and their health workforce. Healthcare workers—including physicians, clinical officers, nurses, midwives, and…

Creator: Stringhini, Silvia, Ania Wisniak, Giovanni Piumatti, Andrew S. Azman, Stephen A. Lauer, Hélène Baysson, David De Ridder, Dusan Petrovic, Stephanie Schrempft, Kailing Marcus, Sabine Yerly, Isabelle Arm Vernez, Olivia Keiser, Samia Hurst, Klara M.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-11
Description: Assessing the burden of COVID-19 on the basis of medically attended case numbers is suboptimal given its reliance on testing strategy, changing case definitions, and disease presentation. Population-based serosurveys measuring anti-severe acute…

Creator: Mantha, Srinivas.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-27
Description: In epidemiology, the terms ratio, rate, and risk have clear definitions. In the emerging publications related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the phrase case fatality rate is being used instead of case fatality ratio.

NETEC_A_6_2_1_Telemedicine_051320.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-13
Description: Telehealth: providing support, clinical care (education, administration, public health) to the client, or program planning at a distance.Go to the NETEC COVID-19 webinar on Telemedicine Innovations.

Creator: Castanha, Priscila M. S., and Ernesto T. A. Marques.
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-06
Description: The North and South American continents experienced a major epidemic of Zika virus in 2015–16, which infected up to 70% of the population in some areas.

NETEC COVID-19 Ethical Issues in Pandemic Response, Triage and Beyond Final.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-29
Description: Discuss Critical Standards of Care – what they are, when they occur, and the ethical principles to adhere to during a crisis. Additional topics will include resource allocation, triage, and disparities and limitations related to COVID-19.

Creator: Wells, Chad R., Meagan C. Fitzpatrick, Pratha Sah, Affan Shoukat, Abhishek Pandey, Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed, Burton H. Singer, Seyed M. Moghadas, and Alison P. Galvani.
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-20
Description: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been straining health-care systems worldwide. For countries still in the early phase of an outbreak, there is concern regarding insufficient supply of intensive care unit (ICU) beds and ventilators…

Creator: Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-08
Description: In response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a standing committee of experts to help inform OSTP on critical science and policy issues related…

Creator: Brett-Major, David M., Elizabeth R. Schnaubelt, Hannah M. Creager, Abigail Lowe, Theodore J. Cieslak, Jacob M. Dahlke, Daniel W. Johnson, Paul D. Fey, Keith F. Hansen, Angela L. Hewlett, Bruce G. Gordon, Andre C. Kalil, Ali S. Khan, Mark G.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-30
Description: The optimal time to initiate research on emergencies is before they occur. However, timely initiation of high-quality research may launch during an emergency under the right conditions.

Creator: Dean, Natalie E., Pierre-Stéphane Gsell, Ron Brookmeyer, Forrest W. Crawford, Christl A. Donnelly, Susan S. Ellenberg, Thomas R. Fleming, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Peter Horby, Thomas Jaki, Philip R. Krause, Ira M. Longini, Sabue Mulangu, Jean-Jacques…
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-02
Description: Conducting trials of novel interventions during infectious disease emergencies, such as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, is increasingly recognized as important for determining the efficacy of potential vaccines and therapies.