Recent Journal Articles

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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Drucker DJ. Diabetes, obesity, metabolism, and SARS-CoV-2 infection: the end of the beginning [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 21]. Cell Metab. 2021;S1550-4131(21)00016-4. doi:10.1016/j.cmet.2021.01.016
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Ella R, Vadrevu KM, Jogdand H, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, BBV152: a double-blind, randomised, phase 1 trial [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 21]. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021;S1473-3099(20)30942-7. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30942-7
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Fielding J, Sullivan SG, Beard F, et al. Constructing an ethical framework for priority allocation of pandemic vaccines. Vaccine. 2021;39(5):797-804. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.053
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Haidere MF, Ratan ZA, Nowroz S, et al. COVID-19 Vaccine: Critical Questions with Complicated Answers. Biomol Ther (Seoul). 2021;29(1):1-10. doi:10.4062/biomolther.2020.178
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Ho P, Zheng JQ, Wu CC, et al. Perspective Adjunctive Therapies for COVID-19: Beyond Antiviral Therapy. Int J Med Sci. 2021;18(2):314-324. Published 2021 Jan 1. doi:10.7150/ijms.51935
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Huang Q, Yan J. SARS-CoV-2 virus: vaccines in development [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 22]. Fundamental Research. 2021;doi:10.1016/j.fmre.2021.01.009
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Israfil SMH, Sarker MMR, Rashid PT, et al. Clinical Characteristics and Diagnostic Challenges of COVID-19: An Update From the Global Perspective. Front Public Health. 2021;8:567395. Published 2021 Jan 11. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.567395
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Kevadiya BD, Machhi J, Herskovitz J, et al. Pharmacotherapeutics of SARS-CoV-2 Infections [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 6]. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2021;1-26. doi:10.1007/s11481-020-09968-x
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Le TT, Vodden K, Wu J, Atiwesh G. Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Vietnam. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(2):559. Published 2021 Jan 11. doi:10.3390/ijerph18020559
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Li T, Zhang T, Gu Y, Li S, Xia N. Current Progress and Challenges in the Design and Development of a Successful COVID-19 Vaccine [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 26]. Fundamental Research. 2021;doi:10.1016/j.fmre.2021.01.011
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Lin HXJ, Cho S, Meyyur Aravamudan V, et al. Remdesivir in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) treatment: a review of evidence [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 2]. Infection. 2021;1-10. doi:10.1007/s15010-020-01557-7
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Machhi J, Shahjin F, Das S, et al. Nanocarrier Vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 8]. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2021;S0169-409X(21)00002-8. doi:10.1016/j.addr.2021.01.002
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Malik JA, Mulla AH, Farooqi T, Pottoo FH, Anwar S, Rengasamy KRR. Targets and strategies for vaccine development against SARS-CoV-2 [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 28]. Biomed Pharmacother. 2021;137:111254. doi:10.1016/j.biopha.2021.111254
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McClymont H, Hu W. Weather Variability and COVID-19 Transmission: A Review of Recent Research. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(2):396. Published 2021 Jan 6. doi:10.3390/ijerph18020396
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Nguyen TV, Tran QD, Phan LT, et al. In the interest of public safety: rapid response to the COVID-19 epidemic in Vietnam. BMJ Glob Health. 2021;6(1):e004100. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004100
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Patwardhan A, Ohler A. The Flu Vaccination May Have a Protective Effect on the Course of COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population: When Does Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Meet Influenza?. Cureus. 2021;13(1):e12533. Published 2021 Jan 6. doi:10.7759/cureus.12533
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Rangayasami A, Kannan K, Murugesan S, et al. Influence of nanotechnology to combat against COVID-19 for global health emergency: A review. Sensors International. 2021;2:100079. doi:10.1016/j.sintl.2020.100079
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Salian VS, Wright JA, Vedell PT, et al. COVID-19 Transmission, Current Treatment, and Future Therapeutic Strategies [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 19]. Mol Pharm. 2021;acs.molpharmaceut.0c00608. doi:10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.0c00608
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Seale H, Heywood AE, Leask J, Sheel M, Durrheim DN, Bolsewicz K, Kaur R. Examining Australian public perceptions and behaviors towards a future COVID-19 vaccine. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 28;21(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-05833-1.
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Singh MK, Mobeen A, Chandra A, Joshi S, Ramachandran S. A meta-analysis of comorbidities in COVID-19: Which diseases increase the susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 infection? [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 16]. Comput Biol Med. 2021;130:104219. doi:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2021.104219
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Su Z, Wen J, McDonnell D, et al. Vaccines are not yet a silver bullet: The imperative of continued communication about the importance of COVID-19 safety measures. Brain Behav Immun Health. 2021;12:100204. doi:10.1016/j.bbih.2021.100204
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Syangtan G, Bista S, Dawadi P, et al. Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Carriers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Public Health. 2021;8:587374. Published 2021 Jan 20. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.587374
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Tan, Tiong Kit et al. “A COVID-19 vaccine candidate using SpyCatcher multimerization of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein receptor-binding domain induces potent neutralising antibody responses.” Nature communications vol. 12,1 542. 22 Jan. 2021, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-20654-7
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Tang B, Alam D, Rakib MU, Li M. COVID-19: Considerations for Children and Families During the Pandemic. Front Pediatr. 2021;8:600721. Published 2021 Jan 14. doi:10.3389/fped.2020.600721
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Tsang PM, Prost A. Boundaries of solidarity: a meta-ethnography of mask use during past epidemics to inform SARS-CoV-2 suppression. BMJ Glob Health. 2021;6(1):e004068. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004068
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Velasco JM, Tseng WC, Chang CL. Factors Affecting the Cases and Deaths of COVID-19 Victims. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18(2):674. Published 2021 Jan 14. doi:10.3390/ijerph18020674
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Wei J, Guo S, Long E, Zhang L, Shu B, Guo L. Why does the spread of COVID-19 vary greatly in different countries? Revealing the efficacy of face masks in epidemic prevention. Epidemiol Infect. 2021;149:e24. Published 2021 Jan 14. doi:10.1017/S0950268821000108
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Weng LM, Su X, Wang XQ. Pain Symptoms in Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): A Literature Review. J Pain Res. 2021;14:147-159. Published 2021 Jan 26. doi:10.2147/JPR.S269206
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Williams J, Degeling C, McVernon J, Dawson A. How should we conduct pandemic vaccination?. Vaccine. 2021;39(6):994-999. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.059
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Wong MCS, Wong ELY, Huang J, et al. Acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine based on the health belief model: A population-based survey in Hong Kong. Vaccine. 2021;39(7):1148-1156. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.083
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Wong SYS, Tan DHY, Zhang Y, et al. A Tale of 3 Asian Cities: How is Primary Care Responding to COVID-19 in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beijing. Ann Fam Med. 2021;19(1):48-54. doi:10.1370/afm.2635
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Wu T. The socioeconomic and environmental drivers of the COVID-19 pandemic: A review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 28]. Ambio. 2021;1-12. doi:10.1007/s13280-020-01497-4
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Xing C, Zhang R. COVID-19 in China: Responses, Challenges and Implications for the Health System. Healthcare (Basel). 2021;9(1):82. Published 2021 Jan 16. doi:10.3390/healthcare9010082
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Yang D. Application of Nanotechnology in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Int J Nanomedicine. 2021;16:623-649. Published 2021 Jan 26. doi:10.2147/IJN.S296383
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Yeoh EK, Chong KC, Chiew CJ, et al. Assessing the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on the transmissibility and severity of COVID-19 during the first five months in the Western Pacific Region. One Health. 2021;12:100213. Published 2021 Jan 5. doi:10.1016/j.onehlt.2021.100213
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Yin F, Wu Z, Xia X, Ji M, Wang Y, Hu Z. Unfolding the Determinants of COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in China. J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(1):e26089. Published 2021 Jan 15. doi:10.2196/26089
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Yoda T, Katsuyama H. Willingness to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination in Japan. Vaccines (Basel). 2021;9(1):48. Published 2021 Jan 14. doi:10.3390/vaccines9010048
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Zeng L, Li D, Tong W, Shi T, Ning B. Biochemical features and mutations of key proteins in SARS-CoV-2 and their impacts on RNA therapeutics [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 19]. Biochem Pharmacol. 2021;114424. doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2021.114424
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Zhang C, Liao H, Strobl E, et al. The role of weather conditions in COVID-19 transmission: A study of a global panel of 1236 regions. J Clean Prod. 2021;292:125987. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125987
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Zhang C, Liao H, Strobl E, et al. The role of weather conditions in COVID-19 transmission: A study of a global panel of 1236 regions. J Clean Prod. 2021;292:125987. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125987
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Zhang X, Luo W, Zhu J. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Lockdown: Evidence from COVID-19 Prevention and Control in China [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jan 5]. J Chin Polit Sci. 2021;1-23. doi:10.1007/s11366-020-09711-6
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Zhong R, Chen L, Zhang Q, et al. Which Factors, Smoking, Drinking Alcohol, Betel Quid Chewing, or Underlying Diseases, Are More Likely to Influence the Severity of COVID-19?. Front Physiol. 2021;11:623498. Published 2021 Jan 18. doi:10.3389/fphys.2020.623498
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December 2020

Adu-Amankwaah J, Mprah R, Adekunle AO, et al. The cardiovascular aspect of COVID-19. Ann Med. 2021;53(1):227-236. doi:10.1080/07853890.2020.1861644
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Awan UA, Zahoor S, Rehman K, et al. COVID-19 and influenza H1N1: A dangerous combination for Pakistan in the upcoming winter season [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 24]. J Med Virol. 2020;10.1002/jmv.26687. doi:10.1002/jmv.26687
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Badiani AA, Patel JA, Ziolkowski K, Nielsen FBH. Pfizer: The miracle vaccine for COVID-19?. Public Health in Practice. 2020;1:100061. doi:10.1016/j.puhip.2020.100061
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Berry DA, Berry S, Hale P, et al. A cost/benefit analysis of clinical trial designs for COVID-19 vaccine candidates. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0244418. Published 2020 Dec 23. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0244418
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Bhopal RS. COVID-19 zugzwang: Potential public health moves towards population (herd) immunity. Public Health in Practice. 2020;1:100031. doi:10.1016/j.puhip.2020.100031
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Boulkrane MS, Ilina V, Melchakov R, et al. COVID-19 Disease and Vitamin D: A Mini-Review. Front Pharmacol. 2020;11:604579. Published 2020 Dec 17. doi:10.3389/fphar.2020.604579
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Chen Y, Zhou R, Chen B, et al. Knowledge, Perceived Beliefs, and Preventive Behaviors Related to COVID-19 Among Chinese Older Adults: Cross-Sectional Web-Based Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2020;22(12):e23729. Published 2020 Dec 31. doi:10.2196/23729
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Chung JY, Thone MN, Kwon YJ. COVID-19 vaccines: The status and perspectives in delivery points of view [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 24]. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2020;170:1-25. doi:10.1016/j.addr.2020.12.011
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Clemente-Suárez VJ, Dalamitros AA, Beltran-Velasco AI, Mielgo-Ayuso J, Tornero-Aguilera JF. Social and Psychophysiological Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Extensive Literature Review. Front Psychol. 2020;11:580225. Published 2020 Dec 16. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.580225
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Cook MJ, Dri GG, Logan P, Tan JB, Flahault A. COVID-19 Down Under: Australia's Initial Pandemic Experience. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(23):8939. Published 2020 Dec 1. doi:10.3390/ijerph17238939
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Cowling BJ, Leung GM. Face masks and COVID-19: don't let perfect be the enemy of good. Euro Surveill. 2020;25(49):2001998. doi:10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.49.2001998
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Ellison-Hughes GM, Colley L, O'Brien KA, Roberts KA, Agbaedeng TA, Ross MD. The Role of MSC Therapy in Attenuating the Damaging Effects of the Cytokine Storm Induced by COVID-19 on the Heart and Cardiovascular System. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2020;7:602183. Published 2020 Dec 9. doi:10.3389/fcvm.2020.602183
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Haldane V, Zhang Z, Abbas RF, et al. National primary care responses to COVID-19: a rapid review of the literature. BMJ Open. 2020;10(12):e041622. Published 2020 Dec 8. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041622
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Fang G, Song Q. Legislation advancement of one health in China in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: From the perspective of the wild animal conservation law. One Health. 2020;12:100195. Published 2020 Dec 4. doi:10.1016/j.onehlt.2020.100195
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Gao J, Quan L. Current Status of Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Future Developments: A Review. Med Sci Monit. 2020;26:e928552. Published 2020 Dec 17. doi:10.12659/MSM.928552
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Gorman S, Weller RB. Investigating the Potential for Ultraviolet Light to Modulate Morbidity and Mortality From COVID-19: A Narrative Review and Update. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2020;7:616527. Published 2020 Dec 23. doi:10.3389/fcvm.2020.616527
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Guo Y, Qin W, Wang Z, Yang F. Factors influencing social distancing to prevent the community spread of COVID-19 among Chinese adults [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 31]. Prev Med. 2020;143:106385. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106385
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Han Y, Luo Z, Zhai W, et al. Comparison of the clinical manifestations between different age groups of patients with overseas imported COVID-19. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0243347. Published 2020 Dec 4. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0243347
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Herbert JS, Mitchell A, Brentnall SJ, Bird AL. Identifying Rewards Over Difficulties Buffers the Impact of Time in COVID-19 Lockdown for Parents in Australia. Front Psychol. 2020;11:606507. Published 2020 Dec 17. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.606507
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Hon KL, Leung KKY, Tang J, Leung AKC, Li Y. COVID-19 in Hong Kong - public health, food safety, and animal vectors perspectives [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 4]. J Virol Methods. 2020;114036. doi:10.1016/j.jviromet.2020.114036
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Johanna N, Citrawijaya H, Wangge G. Mass screening vs lockdown vs combination of both to control COVID-19: A systematic review. J Public Health Res. 2020;9(4):2011. Published 2020 Dec 18. doi:10.4081/jphr.2020.2011
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Kim SY, Yoo DM, Min C, Wee JH, Kim JH, Choi HG. Analysis of Mortality and Morbidity in COVID-19 Patients with Obesity Using Clinical Epidemiological Data from the Korean Center for Disease Control & Prevention. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(24):9336. Published 2020 Dec 14. doi:10.3390/ijerph17249336
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Kung S, Doppen M, Black M, et al. Underestimation of COVID-19 mortality during the pandemic. ERJ Open Res. 2020;00766-2020. Published 2020 Dec 10. doi:10.1183/23120541.00766-2020
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Kuo FY, Wen TH. Regionalization for infection control: An algorithm for delineating containment zones considering the regularity of human mobility. Appl Geogr. 2021;126:102375. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2020.102375
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Lee HA, Kung HH, Lee YJ, et al. Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Case Tracking System for COVID-19: Development Study. JMIR Med Inform. 2020;8(12):e20567. Published 2020 Dec 22. doi:10.2196/20567
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Lee N, Lee HJ. South Korean Nurses' Experiences with Patient Care at a COVID-19-Designated Hospital: Growth after the Frontline Battle against an Infectious Disease Pandemic. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(23):9015. Published 2020 Dec 3. doi:10.3390/ijerph17239015
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Leng A, Maitland E, Wang S, Nicholas S, Liu R, Wang J. Individual preferences for COVID-19 vaccination in China. Vaccine. 2021;39(2):247-254. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.009
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Lim SL, Woo KL, Lim E, Ng F, Chan MY, Gandhi M. Impact of COVID-19 on health-related quality of life in patients with cardiovascular disease: a multi-ethnic Asian study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2020 Dec 14;18(1):387. doi: 10.1186/s12955-020-01640-5. PMID: 33317547; PMCID: PMC7734458.
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Lin CF, Huang YH, Cheng CY, Wu KH, Tang KS, Chiu IM. Public Health Interventions for the COVID-19 Pandemic Reduce Respiratory Tract Infection-Related Visits at Pediatric Emergency Departments in Taiwan. Front Public Health. 2020;8:604089. Published 2020 Dec 16. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.604089
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Lin Y, Hu Z, Zhao Q, Alias H, Danaee M, Wong LP. Understanding COVID-19 vaccine demand and hesitancy: A nationwide online survey in China. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(12):e0008961. Published 2020 Dec 17. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0008961
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Nhamo G, Kandawasvika GQ, Sibanda M. Non-pharmaceutical strategies win coronavirus disease 2019 battle in New Zealand. Jamba. 2020;12(1):1010. Published 2020 Dec 11. doi:10.4102/jamba.v12i1.1010
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Noreen K, Rubab ZE, Umar M, Rehman R, Baig M, Baig F. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices against the growing threat of COVID-19 among medical students of Pakistan. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0243696. Published 2020 Dec 11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0243696
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Peckham H, de Gruijter NM, Raine C, et al. Male sex identified by global COVID-19 meta-analysis as a risk factor for death and ITU admission. Nat Commun. 2020;11(1):6317. Published 2020 Dec 9. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19741-6
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Polack FP, Thomas SJ, Kitchin N, et al. Safety and Efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine. N Engl J Med. 2020;383(27):2603-2615. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2034577
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Sandbrink JB, Shattock RJ. RNA Vaccines: A Suitable Platform for Tackling Emerging Pandemics?. Front Immunol. 2020;11:608460. Published 2020 Dec 22. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2020.608460
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Sasikumar K, Nath D, Nath R, Chen W. Impact of Extreme Hot Climate on COVID-19 Outbreak in India. Geohealth. 2020;4(12):e2020GH000305. Published 2020 Dec 1. doi:10.1029/2020GH000305
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Siddiqui AF, Wiederkehr M, Rozanova L, Flahault A. Situation of India in the COVID-19 Pandemic: India's Initial Pandemic Experience. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(23):8994. Published 2020 Dec 2. doi:10.3390/ijerph17238994
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Silveira MM, Moreira GMSG, Mendonça M. DNA vaccines against COVID-19: Perspectives and challenges [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 19]. Life Sci. 2020;267:118919. doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2020.118919
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Susilowati IH, Nakatani H, Nugraha S, et al. COVID-19 handling report for pre-case, case (pre-hospital and hospital), and post-case phases in the elderly as vulnerable populations in 6 Asia Pacific countries. Glob Health Med. 2020;2(6):350-359. doi:10.35772/ghm.2020.01061
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Tan JB, Cook MJ, Logan P, Rozanova L, Wilder-Smith A. Singapore's Pandemic Preparedness: An Overview of the First Wave of COVID-19. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;18(1):252. Published 2020 Dec 31. doi:10.3390/ijerph18010252
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Ullah MA, Moin AT, Araf Y, Bhuiyan AR, Griffiths MD, Gozal D. Potential Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Future Birth Rate. Front Public Health. 2020;8:578438. Published 2020 Dec 10. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.578438
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Villamagna AH, Gore SJ, Lewis JS, Doggett JS. The Need for Antiviral Drugs for Pandemic Coronaviruses From a Global Health Perspective. Front Med (Lausanne). 2020;7:596587. Published 2020 Dec 22. doi:10.3389/fmed.2020.596587
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Vu Hoang D, Cashin J, Gribble K, Marinelli K, Mathisen R. Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations. BMJ Nutr Prev Health. 2020;bmjnph-2020-000184. doi:10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000184
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Wang Q, Zhao Y, Zhang Y, et al. Could the ambient higher temperature decrease the transmissibility of COVID-19 in China? [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 3]. Environ Res. 2020;193:110576. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.110576
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Wang W, Wu Q, Yang J, et al. Global, regional, and national estimates of target population sizes for covid-19 vaccination: descriptive study. BMJ. 2020;371:m4704. Published 2020 Dec 15. doi:10.1136/bmj.m4704
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Xu J, Liang Y. Crisis response of nursing homes during COVID-19: Evidence from China [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 27]. International Review of Economics & Finance. 2020;doi:10.1016/j.iref.2020.12.024
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Yang Y, Zhao Y, Zhang F, Zhang L, Li L. COVID-19 in Elderly Adults: Clinical Features, Molecular Mechanisms, and Proposed Strategies. Aging Dis. 2020;11(6):1481-1495. Published 2020 Dec 1. doi:10.14336/AD.2020.0903
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Yin X, Wang X, Xu S, He C. Comparative efficacy of respiratory personal protective equipment against viral respiratory infectious diseases in healthcare workers: a network meta-analysis [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 22]. Public Health. 2020;190:82-88. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2020.11.004
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Yoo YJ, Dutra Ozoria SV, Fanfan Dany et al. Comparative analysis of COVID-19 guidelines from six countries: a qualitative study on the US, China, South Korea, the UK, Brazil, and Haiti. BMC Public Health. 2020; 20: 1853. Published online 2020 Dec 3. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09924-7
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Yuan J, Wu Y, Jing W, et al. Non-linear correlation between daily new cases of COVID-19 and meteorological factors in 127 countries [published online ahead of print, 2020 Dec 3]. Environ Res. 2020;193:110521. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.110521
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Zhang J, Lu X, Jin Y, Zheng ZJ. Hospitals' responsibility in response to the threat of infectious disease outbreak in the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Implications for low- and middle-income countries. Glob Health J. 2020;4(4):113-117. doi:10.1016/j.glohj.2020.11.005
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Zhao J, Zhao S, Ou J, et al. COVID-19: Coronavirus Vaccine Development Updates. Front Immunol. 2020;11:602256. Published 2020 Dec 23. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2020.602256
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November 2020

Andrew MK, McElhaney JE. Age and frailty in COVID-19 vaccine development [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 18]. Lancet. 2020;S0140-6736(20)32481-8. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32481-8
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Azuma K, Yanagi U, Kagi N, Kim H, Ogata M, Hayashi M. Environmental factors involved in SARS-CoV-2 transmission: effect and role of indoor environmental quality in the strategy for COVID-19 infection control. Environ Health Prev Med. 2020;25(1):66. Published 2020 Nov 3. doi:10.1186/s12199-020-00904-2
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Bae M, Kim H. Mini-Review on the Roles of Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and Selenium in the Immune System against COVID-19. Molecules. 2020;25(22):5346. Published 2020 Nov 16. doi:10.3390/molecules25225346
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Bai H, Ji Y, Wang J, Zhang X. Efficacy of human coronavirus immune convalescent plasma for the treatment of corona virus disease -19 disease in hospitalized children: A protocol for systematic review and meta analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020;99(45):e22017. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000022017
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Bielecki M, Patel D, Hinkelbein J, et al. Air travel and COVID-19 prevention in the pandemic and peri-pandemic period: A narrative review [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 10]. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2020;39:101915. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101915
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Billah MA, Miah MM, Khan MN. Reproductive number of coronavirus: A systematic review and meta-analysis based on global level evidence. PLoS One. 2020;15(11):e0242128. Published 2020 Nov 11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242128
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Chang SL, Harding N, Zachreson C, Cliff OM, Prokopenko M. Modelling transmission and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. Nat Commun. 2020;11(1):5710. Published 2020 Nov 11. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19393-6
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Chen B, Liang H, Yuan X, et al. Predicting the local COVID-19 outbreak around the world with meteorological conditions: a model-based qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2020;10(11):e041397. Published 2020 Nov 16. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041397
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Chowdhury AZ, Jomo KS. Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Developing Countries: Lessons from Selected Countries of the Global South [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 10]. Development (Rome). 2020;1-10. doi:10.1057/s41301-020-00256-y
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