Tagged: epidemiology

7 Days

[23 November] Synergism of TNF-α and IFN-γ triggers inflammatory cell death, tissue damage, and mortality in SARS-CoV-2 infection and cytokine shock syndromes +++ SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines foster potent antigen-specific germinal center responses associated with neutralizing...

+++ Epidemiology +++

* * * Next update: 24 November. In the meantime, find the global updates at 7 Days. * * * 19 November Xing Y, Wong GWK, Ni W, Hu X, Xing Q. Rapid Response...

Case Fatality Rate (CFR)

The country-specific crude case fatality rates (CFR), the percentage of COVID-19-associated deaths among confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections, have been the subject of much speculation. There are still striking differences between countries. According to worldometer.com accessed...

Top 10 Special: Epidemiology

Later this month, we will publish the 5th COVID Reference Edition. Find 10 papers we will include in the Epidemiology chapter. The topics: “variolation”; introduction of SARS-CoV-2 in Europe, North America and Brazil; seroprevalence...

Crowds and COVID

The dynamic of the current SARS epidemics in the Greater Paris and Madrid are reason for concern. In this article, Moritz Kraemer, Benjamin Rader and colleagues predict that crowded cities worldwide could experience more...