Tagged: prevention

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The daily Top 10 – every day the best papers published in the best medical and scientific journals.   28 November Epidemiology Rupert Muiry, Vaughan Parsons, Ira Madan, Risks posed by COVID-19 to healthcare...

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26 November Mina MJ, Parker R, Larremore DB. Rethinking Covid-19 Test Sensitivity — A Strategy for Containment. N Engl J Med 2020; 383:e120. Full-text: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2025631 Do we really need a highly sensitive SARS-CoV-2 test?...

Household transmission

| 31 October | Important study (because prospective). After enrollment, 101 index patients and 191 household members were trained remotely by study staff members to complete symptom diaries and obtain self-collected specimens, nasal swabs...