Recent Journal Articles

March 2021

Awan UA, Khattak AA, Afzal MS, Iqbal N, Nadeem MF. Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 Variant: A wake-up call for Pakistan's overburdened healthcare system. J Med Virol. 2021;93(5):2595-2598. doi:10.1002/jmv.26825
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Borah P, Deb PK, Al-Shar'i NA, et al. Perspectives on RNA Vaccine Candidates for COVID-19. Front Mol Biosci. 2021;8:635245. Published 2021 Mar 25. doi:10.3389/fmolb.2021.635245
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Bowman L, Kwok KO, Redd R, et al. Comparing Public Perceptions and Preventive Behaviors During the Early Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom: Cross-sectional Survey Study. J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(3):e23231. Published 2021 Mar 8. doi:10.2196/23231
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Brandini DA, Takamiya AS, Thakkar P, Schaller S, Rahat R, Naqvi AR. Covid-19 and oral diseases: Crosstalk, synergy or association? [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 1]. Rev Med Virol. 2021;10.1002/rmv.2226. doi:10.1002/rmv.2226
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Byun WS, Heo SW, Jo G, et al. Is coronavirus disease (COVID-19) seasonal? A critical analysis of empirical and epidemiological studies at global and local scales [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 9]. Environ Res. 2021;196:110972. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.110972
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Candelli M, Pignataro G, Torelli E, et al. Effect of influenza vaccine on COVID-19 mortality: a retrospective study [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 20]. Intern Emerg Med. 2021;1-7. doi:10.1007/s11739-021-02702-2
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Chen X, Chen Z, Azman AS, et al. Serological evidence of human infection with SARS-CoV-2: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2021;9(5):e598-e609. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00026-7
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Chew NWS, Cheong C, Kong G, et al. An Asia-Pacific study on healthcare workers' perceptions of, and willingness to receive, the COVID-19 vaccination [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 26]. Int J Infect Dis. 2021;106:52-60. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2021.03.069
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Chiu TF, Chu D, Huang SJ, Chang M, Liu Y, Lee JJ. Facing the Coronavirus Pandemic: An Integrated Continuing Education Program in Taiwan. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(5):2417. Published 2021 Mar 2. doi:10.3390/ijerph18052417
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Choi EM. COVID-19 vaccines for low- and middle-income countries [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 18]. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2021;trab045. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trab045
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Czeisler MÉ, Howard ME, Robbins R, et al. Early public adherence with and support for stay-at-home COVID-19 mitigation strategies despite adverse life impact: a transnational cross-sectional survey study in the United States and Australia. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):503. Published 2021 Mar 15. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-10410-x
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Edwards B, Biddle N, Gray M, Sollis K. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance: Correlates in a nationally representative longitudinal survey of the Australian population. PLoS One. 2021;16(3):e0248892. Published 2021 Mar 24. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0248892
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Ejima K, Kim KS, Ludema C, et al. Estimation of the incubation period of COVID-19 using viral load data [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 15]. Epidemics. 2021;35:100454. doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2021.100454
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Giri M, Puri A, Wang T, Guo S. Comparison of clinical manifestations, pre-existing comorbidities, complications and treatment modalities in severe and non-severe COVID-19 patients: A systemic review and meta-analysis. Sci Prog. 2021;104(1):368504211000906. doi:10.1177/00368504211000906
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Grépin KA, Ho TL, Liu Z, et al. Evidence of the effectiveness of travel-related measures during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic: a rapid systematic review. BMJ Glob Health. 2021;6(3):e004537. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004537
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Hayashi Y, Wagatsuma K, Nojima M, et al. The characteristics of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with severe COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis [published correction appears in J Gastroenterol. 2021 Apr 17;:]. J Gastroenterol. 2021;56(5):409-420. doi:10.1007/s00535-021-01778-z
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Huang Q, Zeng J, Yan J. COVID-19 mRNA vaccines [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 15]. J Genet Genomics. 2021;doi:10.1016/j.jgg.2021.02.006
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Indari O, Jakhmola S, Manivannan E, Jha HC. An Update on Antiviral Therapy Against SARS-CoV-2: How Far Have We Come?. Front Pharmacol. 2021;12:632677. Published 2021 Mar 8. doi:10.3389/fphar.2021.632677
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Jayawardena R, Jeyakumar DT, Francis TV, Misra A. Impact of the vitamin D deficiency on COVID-19 infection and mortality in Asian countries [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 13]. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2021;15(3):757-764. doi:10.1016/j.dsx.2021.03.006
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Joo EJ, Ko JH, Kim SE, et al. Clinical and Virologic Effectiveness of Remdesivir Treatment for Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Korea: a Nationwide Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. J Korean Med Sci. 2021;36(11):e83. Published 2021 Mar 22. doi:10.3346/jkms.2021.36.e83
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Kashte S, Gulbake A, El-Amin Iii SF, Gupta A. COVID-19 vaccines: rapid development, implications, challenges and future prospects. Hum Cell. 2021;34(3):711-733. doi:10.1007/s13577-021-00512-4
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Kim SB, Ryoo S, Huh K, et al. Revised Korean Society of Infectious Diseases/National Evidence-based Healthcarea Collaborating Agency Guidelines on the Treatment of Patients with COVID-19. Infect Chemother. 2021;53(1):166-219. doi:10.3947/ic.2021.0303
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Kishimoto K, Bun S, Shin JH, et al. Early impact of school closure and social distancing for COVID-19 on the number of inpatients with childhood non-COVID-19 acute infections in Japan [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 31]. Eur J Pediatr. 2021;1-8. doi:10.1007/s00431-021-04043-w
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Kukreti S, Lu MY, Lin YH, et al. Willingness of Taiwan's Healthcare Workers and Outpatients to Vaccinate against COVID-19 during a Period without Community Outbreaks. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(3):246. Published 2021 Mar 12. doi:10.3390/vaccines9030246
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Li C, Sotomayor-Castillo C, Nahidi S, et al. Emergency clinicians’ knowledge, preparedness and experiences of managing COVID-19 during the 2020 global pandemic in Australian healthcare settings [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 27]. Australas Emerg Care. 2021;doi:10.1016/j.auec.2021.03.008
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Li X, Li J, Ge Q, et al. Detecting SARS-CoV-2 in the Breath of COVID-19 Patients. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021;8:604392. Published 2021 Mar 17. doi:10.3389/fmed.2021.604392
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Li X, Xia WY, Jiang F, et al. Review of the risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 transmission. World J Clin Cases. 2021;9(7):1499-1512. doi:10.12998/wjcc.v9.i7.1499
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Li Z, Jones C, Ejigu GS, et al. Countries with delayed COVID-19 introduction - characteristics, drivers, gaps, and opportunities. Global Health. 2021;17(1):28. Published 2021 Mar 17. doi:10.1186/s12992-021-00678-4
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Lockett JCM, Nelson K, Hales C. Pre COVID-19 emergency department nurses' perspectives of the preparedness to safely manage influenza pandemics: A descriptive exploratory qualitative study [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 15]. Australas Emerg Care. 2021;S2588-994X(21)00019-1. doi:10.1016/j.auec.2021.03.001
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Luk AOY, Ng SSS, Holt RIG. Impact of diabetes on COVID-19 and other infection: Report from the 22nd Hong Kong Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors-East Meets West Symposium. Diabet Med. 2021;38(5):e14547. doi:10.1111/dme.14547
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Machida M, Nakamura I, Kojima T, et al. Acceptance of a COVID-19 Vaccine in Japan during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(3):210. Published 2021 Mar 3. doi:10.3390/vaccines9030210
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Md Hamzah N, Yu MM, See KF. Assessing the efficiency of Malaysia health system in COVID-19 prevention and treatment response [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 2]. Health Care Manag Sci. 2021;1-13. doi:10.1007/s10729-020-09539-9
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Murakami M, Miura F, Kitajima M, et al. COVID-19 risk assessment at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 21]. Microb Risk Anal. 2021;100162. doi:10.1016/j.mran.2021.100162
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Noor R. Developmental Status of the Potential Vaccines for the Mitigation of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a Focus on the Effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA Vaccines [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 3]. Curr Clin Microbiol Rep. 2021;1-8. doi:10.1007/s40588-021-00162-y
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Raju E, Dutta A, Ayeb-Karlsson S. COVID-19 in India: Who are we leaving behind?. Progress in Disaster Science. 2021;10:100163. doi:10.1016/j.pdisas.2021.100163
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Rando HM, Wellhausen N, Ghosh S, et al. Identification and Development of Therapeutics for COVID-19. Preprint. ArXiv. 2021;arXiv:2103.02723v1. Published 2021 Mar 3.
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Rizkita LD, Astuti I. The potential of miRNA-based therapeutics in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection: a review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 24]. J Pharm Anal. 2021;10.1016/j.jpha.2021.03.003. doi:10.1016/j.jpha.2021.03.003
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Saxena A, Bouvier PA, Shamsi-Gooshki E, Köhler J, Schwartz LJ. WHO guidance on ethics in outbreaks and the COVID-19 pandemic: a critical appraisal [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 31]. J Med Ethics. 2021;medethics-2020-106959. doi:10.1136/medethics-2020-106959
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Shen L, Yao R, Zhang W, Evans R, Cao G, Zhang Z. Emotional Attitudes of Chinese Citizens on Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Outbreak: Analysis of Social Media Data. JMIR Med Inform. 2021;9(3):e27079. Published 2021 Mar 16. doi:10.2196/27079
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Singhania N, Kathiravan S, Pannu AK. Acceptance of coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine among health-care personnel in India: a cross-sectional survey during the initial phase of vaccination [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 31]. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2021;S1198-743X(21)00143-9. doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2021.03.008
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Sreedharan J, Nair SC, Muttappallymyalil J, et al. Case fatality rates of COVID-19 across the globe: are the current draconian measures justified? [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 24]. Z Gesundh Wiss. 2021;1-9. doi:10.1007/s10389-021-01491-4
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Su S, Shao Y, Jiang S. Human challenge trials to assess the efficacy of currently approved COVID-19 vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2021;10(1):439-441. doi:10.1080/22221751.2021.1896956
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To KK, Sridhar S, Chiu KH, et al. Lessons learned 1 year after SARS-CoV-2 emergence leading to COVID-19 pandemic. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2021;10(1):507-535. doi:10.1080/22221751.2021.1898291
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Townsend A, Rijal P, Xiao J, et al. A haemagglutination test for rapid detection of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2. Nat Commun. 2021;12(1):1951. Published 2021 Mar 29. doi:10.1038/s41467-021-22045-y
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Verbeke R, Lentacker I, De Smedt SC, Dewitte H. The dawn of mRNA vaccines: The COVID-19 case [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 30]. J Control Release. 2021;333:511-520. doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2021.03.043
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Wang C, Wang Z, Wang G, Lau JY, Zhang K, Li W. COVID-19 in early 2021: current status and looking forward. Signal Transduct Target Ther. 2021;6(1):114. Published 2021 Mar 8. doi:10.1038/s41392-021-00527-1
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Wang S, Ye J, Kang Z, Peng H, Mackey V, Sun L. The COVID-19 pandemic and the potential treatment of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Am J Transl Res. 2021;13(3):871-881. Published 2021 Mar 15.
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Xie J, Zhong R, Wang W, Chen O, Zou Y. COVID-19 and Smoking: What Evidence Needs Our Attention?. Front Physiol. 2021;12:603850. Published 2021 Mar 18. doi:10.3389/fphys.2021.603850
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Yang N, Tian K, Jin M, et al. Sudden death of COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, China: A retrospective cohort study. J Glob Health. 2021;11:05006. Published 2021 Mar 27. doi:10.7189/jogh.11.05006
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Yeh YC, Chen IH, Ahorsu DK, et al. Measurement Invariance of the Drivers of COVID-19 Vaccination Acceptance Scale: Comparison between Taiwanese and Mainland Chinese-Speaking Populations. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(3):297. Published 2021 Mar 22. doi:10.3390/vaccines9030297
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Yuan J, Wu Y, Jing W, et al. Association between meteorological factors and daily new cases of COVID-19 in 188 countries: A time series analysis. Sci Total Environ. 2021;780:146538. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146538
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Zha D. China and the global search for health security: history, vaccines, and governance [published online ahead of print, 2021 Mar 24]. China International Strategy Review. 2021;1-17. doi:10.1007/s42533-021-00066-y
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Zhang KC, Fang Y, Cao H, et al. Behavioral Intention to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccination Among Chinese Factory Workers: Cross-sectional Online Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(3):e24673. Published 2021 Mar 9. doi:10.2196/24673
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Zhang Y, Garner R, Salehi S, La Rocca M, Duncan D. Association between ABO blood types and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), genetic associations, and underlying molecular mechanisms: a literature review of 23 studies. Ann Hematol. 2021;100(5):1123-1132. doi:10.1007/s00277-021-04489-w
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Zhou M, Zou J. A dynamical overview of droplets in the transmission of respiratory infectious diseases. Phys Fluids (1994). 2021;33(3):031301. doi:10.1063/5.0039487
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Zou J, Xie X, Fontes-Garfias CR, et al. The effect of SARS-CoV-2 D614G mutation on BNT162b2 vaccine-elicited neutralization. NPJ Vaccines. 2021;6(1):44. Published 2021 Mar 25. doi:10.1038/s41541-021-00313-8
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February 2021

Ashraf MU, Kim Y, Kumar S, Seo D, Ashraf M, Bae YS. COVID-19 Vaccines (Revisited) and Oral-Mucosal Vector System as a Potential Vaccine Platform. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(2):171. Published 2021 Feb 18. doi:10.3390/vaccines9020171 Full text

Bakhit M, Krzyzaniak N, Scott AM, Clark J, Glasziou P, Del Mar C. Downsides of face masks and possible mitigation strategies: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2021;11(2):e044364. Published 2021 Feb 22. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044364 Full text

Bai L, Zhao Y, Dong J, et al. Coinfection with influenza A virus enhances SARS-CoV-2 infectivity [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 18]. Cell Res. 2021;1-9. doi:10.1038/s41422-021-00473-1 Full text

Bettini E, Locci M. SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccines: Immunological Mechanism and Beyond. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(2):147. Published 2021 Feb 12. doi:10.3390/vaccines9020147 Full text

Bilgili F, Dundar M, Kuşkaya S, et al. The Age Structure, Stringency Policy, Income, and Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019: Evidence From 209 Countries. Front Psychol. 2021;11:632192. Published 2021 Feb 12. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.632192 Full text

Cao Y, Shao L, Jones T, et al. Multiple relationships between aerosol and COVID-19: A framework for global studies. Gondwana Res. 2021;93:243-251. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2021.02.002 Full text

Chen Y, Li Q, Karimian H, Chen X, Li X. Spatio-temporal distribution characteristics and influencing factors of COVID-19 in China. Sci Rep. 2021;11(1):3717. Published 2021 Feb 12. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-83166-4 Full text

Chintagunta AD, M SK, Nalluru S, N S SK. Nanotechnology: an emerging approach to combat COVID-19 [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 15]. Emergent Mater. 2021;1-12. doi:10.1007/s42247-021-00178-6 Full text

Chowdhury P, Paul SK, Kaisar S, Moktadir MA. COVID-19 pandemic related supply chain studies: A systematic review. Transp Res E Logist Transp Rev. 2021;148:102271. doi:10.1016/j.tre.2021.102271 Full text 

Connors J, Bell MR, Marcy J, Kutzler M, Haddad EK. The impact of immuno-aging on SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 11]. Geroscience. 2021;1-21. doi:10.1007/s11357-021-00323-3 Full text 

Cooper DM, Afghani B, Byington CL, et al. SARS-CoV-2 vaccine testing and trials in the pediatric population: biologic, ethical, research, and implementation challenges [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 24]. Pediatr Res. 2021;1-5. doi:10.1038/s41390-021-01402-z Full text 

Goyal A, Reeves DB, Cardozo-Ojeda EF, Schiffer JT, Mayer BT. Viral load and contact heterogeneity predict SARS-CoV-2 transmission and super-spreading events. Elife. 2021;10:e63537. Published 2021 Feb 23. doi:10.7554/eLife.63537 Full text

Hu D, Lou X, Meng N, et al. Influence of age and gender on the epidemic of COVID-19 : Evidence from 177 countries and territories-an exploratory, ecological study [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 5]. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2021;1-10. doi:10.1007/s00508-021-01816-z Full text

Jecker NS, Wightman AG, Diekema DS. Vaccine ethics: an ethical framework for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 16]. J Med Ethics. 2021;medethics-2020-107036. doi:10.1136/medethics-2020-107036 Full text

Jung J. Preparing for the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Vaccination: Evidence, Plans, and Implications. J Korean Med Sci. 2021;36(7):e59. Published 2021 Feb 22. doi:10.3346/jkms.2021.36.e59 Full text

Koutsakos, Marios et al. “Integrated immune dynamics define correlates of COVID-19 severity and antibody responses.” Cell reports. Medicine, vol. 2,3 100208. 5 Feb. 2021, doi:10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100208 Full text

Lai CC, Chen SY, Yen MY, Lee PI, Ko WC, Hsueh PR. The impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 epidemic on notifiable infectious diseases in Taiwan: A database analysis [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 25]. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2021;40:101997. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.101997 Full text 

Lee, M., Kang, BA. & You, M. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) toward COVID-19: a cross-sectional study in South Korea. BMC Public Health 21, 295 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10285-y Full text

Li L, Ma Z, Lee H, Lee S. Can social media data be used to evaluate the risk of human interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic?. Int J Disaster Risk Reduct. 2021;56:102142. doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102142 Full text 

Ling GHT, Md Suhud NAB, Leng PC, et al. Factors Influencing Asia-Pacific Countries' Success Level in Curbing COVID-19: A Review Using a Social-Ecological System (SES) Framework. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(4):1704. Published 2021 Feb 10. doi:10.3390/ijerph18041704 Full text

Liu J, Zhang L, Yan Y, et al. Excess mortality in Wuhan city and other parts of China during the three months of the covid-19 outbreak: findings from nationwide mortality registries. BMJ. 2021;372:n415. Published 2021 Feb 24. doi:10.1136/bmj.n415 Full text

Liu X, Huang J, Li C, et al. The role of seasonality in the spread of COVID-19 pandemic [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 18]. Environ Res. 2021;195:110874. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.110874 Full text

Lundstrom K. Viral Vectors for COVID-19 Vaccine Development. Viruses. 2021;13(2):317. Published 2021 Feb 19. doi:10.3390/v13020317 Full text

Muhammad Nur Amir AR, Binti Amer Nordin A, Lim YC, Binti Ahmad Shauki NI, Binti Ibrahim NH. Workforce Mobilization From the National Institutes of Health for the Ministry of Health Malaysia: A COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Front Public Health. 2021;9:574135. Published 2021 Feb 11. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.574135 Full text

Munoz, Flor M et al. “Vaccine-associated enhanced disease: Case definition and guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data.” Vaccine, S0264-410X(21)00094-3. 23 Feb. 2021, doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.01.055 Full text

Oh TK, Song IA, Jeon YT. Statin Therapy and the Risk of COVID-19: A Cohort Study of the National Health Insurance Service in South Korea. J Pers Med. 2021;11(2):116. Published 2021 Feb 10. doi:10.3390/jpm11020116 Full text

Padhan R, Prabheesh KP. The economics of COVID-19 pandemic: A survey. Econ Anal Policy. 2021;70:220-237. doi:10.1016/j.eap.2021.02.012 Full text

Perra N. Non-pharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic: A review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 13]. Phys Rep. 2021;10.1016/j.physrep.2021.02.001. doi:10.1016/j.physrep.2021.02.001 Full text

Pifarré I Arolas H, Acosta E, López-Casasnovas G, et al. Years of life lost to COVID-19 in 81 countries. Sci Rep. 2021;11(1):3504. Published 2021 Feb 18. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-83040-3 Full text

Richman DD. COVID-19 vaccines: implementation, limitations and opportunities. Glob Health Med. 2021;3(1):1-5. doi:10.35772/ghm.2021.01010 Full text

Sallam M. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Worldwide: A Concise Systematic Review of Vaccine Acceptance Rates. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(2):160. Published 2021 Feb 16. doi:10.3390/vaccines9020160 Full text

Sekalala S, Perehudoff K, Parker M, Forman L, Rawson B, Smith M. An intersectional human rights approach to prioritising access to COVID-19 vaccines. BMJ Glob Health. 2021;6(2):e004462. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004462 Full text

Sha J, Qie G, Yao Q, et al. Sex Differences on Clinical Characteristics, Severity, and Mortality in Adult Patients With COVID-19: A Multicentre Retrospective Study. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021;8:607059. Published 2021 Feb 12. doi:10.3389/fmed.2021.607059 Full text

Shahcheraghi SH, Ayatollahi J, Aljabali AA, et al. An overview of vaccine development for COVID-19 [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 24]. Ther Deliv. 2021;10.4155/tde-2020-0129. doi:10.4155/tde-2020-0129 Full text

Shang M, Wei J, Zou HD, Zhou QS, Zhang YT, Wang CY. Early Warning Factors of Death in COVID-19 Patients. Curr Med Sci. 2021;41(1):69-76. doi:10.1007/s11596-021-2320-7 Full text

Shinkura R, Kang S, Arase H, Sorimachi N. The 49th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Immunology: COVID-19 and Immunity [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 4]. Int Immunol. 2021;dxab004. doi:10.1093/intimm/dxab004 Full text

Thomas R, Greenwood H, Michaleff ZA, et al. Examining Australian's beliefs, misconceptions and sources of information for COVID-19: a national online survey. BMJ Open. 2021;11(2):e043421. Published 2021 Feb 23. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043421 Full text

Voysey, M., Costa Clemens, S. A., Madhi, S. A., Weckx, L. Y., Folegatti, P. M., Aley, P. K., Angus, B., Baillie, V. L., Barnabas, S. L., Bhorat, Q. E., Bibi, S., Briner, C., Cicconi, P., Clutterbuck, E. A., Collins, A. M., Cutland, C. L., Darton, T. C., Dheda, K., Dold, C., Duncan, C., … Oxford COVID Vaccine Trial Group (2021). Single-dose administration and the influence of the timing of the booster dose on immunogenicity and efficacy of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine: a pooled analysis of four randomised trials. Lancet (London, England), 397(10277), 881–891. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00432-3 Full text

Wang J, Lyu Y, Zhang H, et al. Willingness to pay and financing preferences for COVID-19 vaccination in China [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 27]. Vaccine. 2021;S0264-410X(21)00240-1. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.02.060 Full text

Wouters OJ, Shadlen KC, Salcher-Konrad M, et al. Challenges in ensuring global access to COVID-19 vaccines: production, affordability, allocation, and deployment. Lancet. 2021;397(10278):1023-1034. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00306-8 Full text

Wu, Z., Hu, Y., Xu, M., Chen, Z., Yang, W., Jiang, Z., Li, M., Jin, H., Cui, G., Chen, P., Wang, L., Zhao, G., Ding, Y., Zhao, Y., & Yin, W. Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine (CoronaVac) in healthy adults aged 60 years and older: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1/2 clinical trial. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, S1473-3099(20)30987-7. 2021 Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30987-7 Full text

Yadav D, Birdi A, Tomo S, Charan J, Bhardwaj P, Sharma P. Association of Vitamin D Status with COVID-19 Infection and Mortality in the Asia Pacific region: A Cross-Sectional Study [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 3]. Indian J Clin Biochem. 2021;1-6. doi:10.1007/s12291-020-00950-1 Full text

Yang, J., Zheng, W., Shi, H. et al. Who should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination in China? A descriptive study. BMC Med 19, 45 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-021-01923-8 Full text

 

January 2021

Attwell K, Lake J, Sneddon J, Gerrans P, Blyth C, Lee J. Converting the maybes: Crucial for a successful COVID-19 vaccination strategy. PLoS One. 2021;16(1):e0245907. Published 2021 Jan 20. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0245907
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Awadasseid A, Wu Y, Tanaka Y, Zhang W. Current advances in the development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Int J Biol Sci. 2021;17(1):8-19. Published 2021 Jan 1. doi:10.7150/ijbs.52569
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Chen B, Jia P, Han J. Role of indoor aerosols for COVID-19 viral transmission: a review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 13]. Environ Chem Lett. 2021;1-18. doi:10.1007/s10311-020-01174-8
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Chen S, Ren LZ, Ouyang HS, Liu S, Zhang LY. Necessary problems in re-emergence of COVID-19. World J Clin Cases. 2021;9(1):1-7. doi:10.12998/wjcc.v9.i1.1
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