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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

ARTICLES

April-May 2020


APRIL The Impact of COVID-19 and Government Policies on African Startups, Emmanuel Paul, Techpoint Africa, 28 April 2020 Covid-19 Threatens to Starve Africa, Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg, 27 April 2020 WHO Warns Aainst 'Immunity Passports' as Global Virus Deaths Top 200,000, Radio France Internationale, 26 April 2020 6 Amazing African Innovations Against COVID-19: A Cure from Physics?, Emmanuel Paul, Techpoint Africa, 23 April 2020 In the Time of COVID-19, African Leaders Must Put Their People's Health First, Laura A. Bagnetto, Radio France Internationale, 15 April 2020 This is What is Will Take to Get Us Back Outside, Gideon Lichfield, MIT Technology Review, 12 April 2020 MAY

Africa And The Coronavirus Challenge: The Impact Of Covid-19 On The Continent, Nicolas Germain, France 24, 28 May 2020

Akufo-Addo Committed To Equitable Distribution Of Health Facilities, Graphic Online, 28 May 2020

Coronavirus Cuts Different Paths Across Africa, Anita Powell, VOA, 28 May 2020

Opinion: Lessons From Liberia — What We Learned From The Fight Against Ebola, Marion Subah and Dr. Bernice Dahn, DevEx, 28 May 2020

Strengthening Africa’s Ability To ‘Decode’ The Coronavirus, Sara Jerving, 28 May 2020

What’s the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface?, T. Parker-Pope, The New York Times, 28 May 2020

Lack Of Covid-19 Testing Undermines Africa's 'Success', Anne Soy, BBC News, 27 May 2020

Opinion: A Reminder During COVID-19 — Africa Is Not A Monolith, Hloni Bookholane, DevEx, 27 May 2020

Locusts, COVID-19, Flooding Pose ‘Triple Threat’ In Africa, Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press, 21 May 2020

4 Lessons on Training Providers During a Pandemic, M. Rodrigues and E. Beck, PSI, 14 May 2020

African Startups Are Under Threat, And Governments Need To Save Them, Emmanuel Paul, Techpoint Africa, 7 May 2020




June-August 2020


JUNE

Opinion: Effective conservation can help stop the next public health crisis, Aili Kang, M.D., DevEx, 18 June 2020

West Africa Takes Tentative Steps to Re-Open Region After Covid-19 Crisis, Text By Radio France Internationale, Radio France Internationale, 18 June 2020

Opinion: Weak Health Systems Kill—Here’s How We Can Stop That from Happening, M. Ballard, DevEx, 5 June 2020

Opinion: Building on Past Success to Prevent a COVID-19 Related Food Crisis, N. Amerasinghe and A. Guerra, DevEx, 4 June 2020

The Long Journey to Herd Immunity, A. Snyder and E.D. O’Reilly, Axios, 4 June 2020

Reasoning Beyond the Respiratory, John Hopkins University: Global Health Now, 3 June 2020

WHO Warns Against Overuse of Antibiotics to Tackle Coronavirus, Radio France Internationale, 2 June 2020

Q&A: Obesity a Major Risk Factor for COVID-19 Hospitalization, Katie Pearce, John Hopkins University, 1 June 2020

JULY

Standard Chartered and UK Export Finance Back Ghana Hospital Build, Felix Thompson, Global Trade Review, 29 July 2020 COVID-19: The 14 Most Common Symptoms in Ghana, Kweku Zurek, Graphic Online, 28 July 2020 Ghana Receives $69m Grant from African Development Bank Group for its COVID-19 Response Plan, Business World Ghana, 28 July 2020 How Well is Ghana—With One of The Best Testing Capacities in Africa—Responding to COVID-19?, J. Zhang et al., Brookings, 28 July 2020 Ghanaian President Announces Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions, Diario AS, 27 July 2020 Ghana Says Budget Deficit to More than Double on Oil Crash and COVID-19, E. Dontoh et al., Bloomberg, 23 July 2020 Over 2,000 Health Care Works in Ghana Have Been Infected with Coronavirus, Zaina Adamu, CNN, 18 July 2020 170 School Heads, Teachers in Lower Manya Trained on Coronavirus Etiquette, Michael Oberteye, Ghana Web, 16 July 2020 Ghana’s Death Statistics and COVID-19: There are Worse Killers, Peter Twumasi, M.D., PhD, Graphic Online, 13 July 2020 90% of Ghana’s Ministry of Education Contracted COVID-19, Diario AS, 11 July 2020 Making Sense of the Research on COVID-19 and Masks, Benjamin W. Abott et al, Brigham Young University, 19 July 2020 Immunity to COVID-19 Could Disappear in Months, a New Study Suggests, Charlotte Jee, MIT Technology Review, 13 July 2020 COVID-19 Impact on Agriculture: Assessment of Recovery Efforts, Africa News, 9 July 2020 These Are the Factors that Put You at Higher Risk of Dying from COVID-19, Charlotte Jee, MIT Technology Review, 9 July 2020 8 Ways to Go Out and Stay Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic, German Lopez, Vox, 3 July 2020 How COVID-19 Has Advanced the Case for Procurement Reform, Catherine Cheney, DevEx, 1 July 2020

Targeting False Information on COVID-19: What the Funding Data Shows, Lisa Cornish, DevEx, 1 July 2020

AUGUST

What if ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Closer than Scientists Thought?’, Apoorva Mandavilli, New York Times, 17 August 2020 Poor Environmental Cleanliness has Direct Correlation to Coronavirus - NCCE, Gideon Ebbah, Ghana Web, 13 August 2020 Population Immunity is Slowing Down the Pandemic in Parts of the U.S., Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review, 11 August 2020 A Decade In, It's Time to Supercharge the Giving Pledge, Philip E. Auerswald, Gabrielle Daines Gay, and Efosa Ojomo, Harvard Business Review, 4 August 2020 ‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus., Apoorva Mandavilli, New York Times, 3 August 2020 WHO COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Progress Report- 1 February to 30 June 2020, WHO, 2 August 2020




September-November 2020


SEPTEMBER Four Different Family Members. Four Different Covid-19 Outcomes., Sumathi Reddy, Wall Street Journal, 28 September 2020 The Coronavirus is Mutating — Does it Matter?, Ewen Callaway, Nature, 16 September 2020 Coronavirus Can Be Deadly for Young Adults, Too, Study Finds, New York Times, 10 September 2020 What is Coronavirus?, Knvul Sheikh and Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, 9 September 2020 COVID-19 Antibodies Last for at Least Four Months After Recovery, Amanda Heidt, The Scientist, 2 September 2020 Ghanaian Times: Flying in and out Ghana amid Coronavirus, Ghana Web, 2 September 2020 OCTOBER Why Schools Probably Aren't COVID Hotspots, Dyani Lewis, Nature, 29 October 2020 How sleep protects us from Covid-19, Matthew Walker, PhD., CNN, 15 October 2020 'Extremely Robust' Covid-19 Virus Reportedly Lasts 28 Days On Glass And Currency, Robert Hart, Forbes, 12 October 2020 Scientists’ Advice for Ways to Ward off the Coronavirus, Shawna Williams, The Scientist, 9 October 2020 3 Questions: Why Getting Ahead of Covid-19 Requires Modeling More Than a Health Crisis, Chu Jennifer, MIT Technology Review, 6 October 2020 MIT Researchers and Collaborators Work to Prepare Manufacturers for Future Crises, Stefanie Koperniak, MIT Technology Review, 2 October 2020 Wielding Fear, Bob Grant, The Scientist, 1 October 2020 NOVEMBER COVID Research Updates: How 45 Countries Rank on Coronavirus Infections, Nature, 2 November 2020




March-May 2021


MARCH Why Indoor Spaces Are Still Prime COVID Spots, Dyani Lewis, Nature, 30 March 2021 Five Reasons Why COVID Herd Immunity Is Probably Impossible, Christie Aschwanden, Nature, 18 March 2021 Politics, Not Science, May Be Behind Suspensions of AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine, Alex Knapp and Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes, 15 March 2021 Pregnancy and COVID: What the Data Say, Nidhi Subbaraman, Nature, 9 March 2021 Drones Are Now Being Used to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines, Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Forbes, 6 March 2021 COVAX COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin in Africa, Sarah Ferguson, Forbes, 3 March 2021 The Search for Animals Harbouring Coronavirus-- And Why It Matters, Smriti Mallapaty, Nature, 2 March 2021 APRIL Social Distancing Indoors May Provide ‘False Sense of Security,’ COVID transmission Study Finds, Kim Bellware, The Washington Post, 28 April 2021 How COVID Hurt the Fight Against Other Dangerous Diseases, Leslie Roberts, Nature, 21 April 2021 How COVID Spurred Africa to Plot a Vaccines Revolution, Aisling Irwin, Nature, 21 April 2021 The Race for Antiviral Drugs to Beat COVID-- And the Next Pandemic, Elie Dolgin, Nature, 14 April 2021




December 2020 -February 2021


DECEMBER How COVID-19 is Changing the Cold and Flu Season, Nicola Jones, Nature, 15 December 2020 Explained: Why RNA Vaccines for COVID-19 Raced to the Front of the Pack, Anne Trafton, MIT Technology Review, 11 December 2020 JANUARY COVID-19 Rarely Spreads Through Surfaces. So Why Are We Still Deep Cleaning?, Dyani Lewis, Nature, 29 January 2021 Rogue Antibodies Could Be Driving Severe COVID-19, Roxanne Khamsi, Nature, 19 January 2021 Ghana President Warns of Health System Overload as COVID Cases Soar, Reuters, U.S. News, 17 January 2021 How COVID Unlocked the Power of RNA Vaccines, Elie Dolgin, Nature, 12 January 2021 FEBRUARY Bill Gates Warns Post-COVID Return to Normal Could Take All 2022, Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes, 28 February 2021 Ghana Becomes First Nation to Receive Vaccines from WHO-Backed Covax Initiative, Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 24 February 2021 The Coronavirus is Here to Stay-- Here’s What That Means, Nicky Phillips, Nature, 16 February 2021





PODCASTS

March-May 2020


MARCH

Cardiovascular Implications of Fatal Outcomes of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Tao Guo M.D. et al., Journal of Medical Association, 27 March 2020

COVID-19-- Navigating the Uncharted, A.S. Fauci, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 26 March 2020

Defining the Epidemiology of COVID-19-- Studies Needed, M. Lipsitch, D.Phil. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 26 March 2020 Protecting Health Care Workers Against COVID-19-- and Being Prepared for Future Pandemics, Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN et al, Journal of Medical Association, 19 March 2020 APRIL

In Pursuit of PPE, A. Artenstein, M.D. and Baystate Health, New England Journal of Medicine, 30 April 2020

Responding to COVID-19-- A Once in a Century Pandemic?, Bill Gates, New England Journal of Medicine, 30 April 2020

Mild or Moderate COVID-19, R. Ghandhi et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 April 2020

Africa in the Path of COVID-19, W.M. El-Sadr, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 17 April 2020

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic, B. Pfefferbaum, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 13 April 2020

Creating a Framework for Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials during Disease Outbreaks, N.E. Dean, Ph.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 2 April 2020

MAY

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally-- The U.S. Response to COVID-19, R.L. Haffajee, J.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 28 May 2020

Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of COVID-19, E. J. Emanuel, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 May 2020

How Academic Health Systems Can Move Forward Once COVID-19 Wanes, S.D. Shapiro, M.D. et al., Journal of Medical Association, 20 May 2020

Olfactory Dysfunction in COVID-19: Diagnosis and Management, K.L. Whitcroft, Bsc et al., Journal of Medical Association, 20 May 2020

Pandemic as Teacher-- Forcing Clinicians to Inhabit the Experience of Serious Illness, J. deLima Thomas, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 20 May 2020




June-August 2020


JUNE

Assessment and Management of Adults with Asthma During the COVID-19 Pandemic, T. Beaney et al., British Medical Journal, 8 June 2020

Association Between Mode of Delivery Among Pregnant Women with COVID-19 and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Spain, O. Martínez-Pérez, Ph.D. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 8 June 2020

Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic, S.A. Rasmussen, M.D., M.S. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 5 June 2020

Early Intervention of Palliative Care in the Emergency Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic, J. Lee, M.D., et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 5 June 2020

Waiting for Certainty on COVID-19 Antibody Tests—At What Cost?, M.C. Weinstein, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 5 June 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for a Structurally Competent Health Care System, J.M. Metzl, M.D., Ph.D. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 4 June 2020

Universal Masking in the COVID-19 Era, M. Klompas, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 3 June 2020

JULY

Comparison of Face-Touching Behaviors Before and During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, Yong-Jian Chen, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 29 July 2020 Estimation of Viral Aerosol Emissions from Simulated Individuals with Asymptomatic to Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019, Michael Riediker et al., JAMA Network, 27 July 2020 How a Pandemic Could Advance the Science of Early Adversity, Danielle Roubinov, PhD et al., JAMA Network, 27 July 2020 Benefits and Safety of Nasal Saline Irrigations in a Pandemic-- Washing COVID-19 Away, Nyssa F. Farrell, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 23 July 2020 New Rules for the Pandemic Era, David Cutler, PhD, JAMA Network, 23 July 2020 The Work of Philanthropy in Responding to COVID-19 and Addressing Inequality, Dareen Walker, JD, JAMA, 23 July 2020 COVID-19 and Healthy Equity-- Time to Think Big, Seth A. Berkowitz, M.D., M.P.H. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 22 July 2020 COVID-19-- Implications for the Health Care System, David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 22 July 2020 Rapid Decay of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in Persons with Mild COVID-19, F.J. Ibarrondo, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 July 2020 COVID-19: No Large Hidden Outbreak in Africa but Health Worker Shortage Worsens, Owen Dyer, British Medical Journal, 3 July 2020 Treatment Recommendations for Persistent Smell and Taste Dysfunction Following COVID-19, Joshua M. Levy, M.D., MPH, Journal of Medicine Association

Case 22-2020: A 62- Year Old Woman with Early Breast Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Laura M. Spring M.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 1 July 2020

AUGUST

Filtration Efficiency of Hospital Face Mask Alternatives Available for Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, Ph.D., M.S. et al., JAMA Network, 11 August 2020 Applying Lessons Learned From Low-Resource Settings to Prioritize Cancer Care in a Pandemic, Rebecca J. DeBoer, M.D., M.A. et al., JAMA Network, 6 August 2020 Learning from Exemplars in Global Health: A Road Map for Mitigating Indirect Effects of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health - World, David E. Phillips et al., British Medical Journal, 2 August 2020




September-November 2020


SEPTEMBER COVID-19 Population Getting Younger, Stephen G. Baum M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 29 September 2020 COVID-19: Low Seroprevalence in US / GI Complications / Vitamin D & Mortality, Amy Orciari Herman, New England Journal of Medicine, 27 September 2020 What Is the Incidence of Nosocomial COVID-19?, Carlos del Rio, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 25 September 2020 More Information on Risk Factors for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission, Daniel Kaul, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 23 September 2020 Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Children and Adolescents Compared With Adults, JAMA Network, 25 September 2020 OCTOBER Cancer and COVID-19, Dimitrios Moris et al., The Lancet, 10 October 2020 Imperfect Storm: Is Interleukin-33 the Achilles Heel of COVID-19?, Gaetano Zizzo, M.D., et al., The Lancet, 9 October 2020 Near-Patient SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Platforms: New-Old Tools for New-Old Problems, Luke S P Moore, The Lancet, 8 October 2020 Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Infant Outcomes,Hana M. El Sahly M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 7 October 2020 CDC Says Airborne Transmission Has Role in SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Kelly Young, New England Journal of Medicine, 5 October 2020 Breaks at Breaking Point—Doctors Need to Take Time Out In a Pandemic, Julia Allan et al., British Medical Journal, 2 October 2020 NOVEMBER Psychological Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic in France: A National Assessment of At-risk Populations, Benjamin Chaix et al., British Medical Journal, 26 November 2020 A Randomized Trial of Convalescent Plasma in Covid-19 Severe Pneumonia, Ventura A. Simonovich, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 November 2020 Antibodies, Immunity, and COVID-19 | Infectious Diseases,Brad Spellberg M.D. et al.,JAMA Network, 24 November 2020 Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Hospitalised with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection, Marco Lofi et al., British Medical Journal, 23 November 2020 Screen Time, Elizabeth Rourke, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 19 November 2020 Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women With and Without Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection, Emily H. Adhikari, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 19 November 2020 Testing for Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, Dipender Gill et al., British Medical Journal, 11 November 2020 Persistence and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in an Immunocompromised Host, Bina Choi, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 11 November 2020 Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Final Report, John H. Beigel, M.D. et al, New England Journal of Medicine, 5 November 2020 Eye Protection and the Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Does Wearing Eye Protection Mitigate Risk in Public, Non–Health Care Settings?, Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH, JAMA Network, 1 November 2020




March-May 2021


MARCH
Alterations in the human oral and gut microbiomes and lipidomics in COVID-19, Zhigang Ren, British Medical Journal, 31 March 2021
APRIL Covid-19: How Can We Keep the World’s Doctors Safe?, Fiona Godlee, British Medical Journal, 29 April 2021 We Need Clinical Guidelines Fit For a Pandemic, Dipender Gill, British Medical Journal, 29 April 2021 Enhancing UK Action and Promoting Equity of Access to Global Covid-19 Vaccines, Maggie Rae et al., British Medical Journal, 28 April 2021 Should Masks Be Worn Outdoors?, Babek Javid et al., British Medical Journal, 28 April 2021 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections with SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Ezgi Hacisuleyman, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 April 2021 Covid-19: Spike in Cases in Chile is Blamed on People Mixing After First Vaccine Shot, Luke Taylor, British Medical Journal, 20 April 2021 High Incidence of Neurological and Psychiatric Illness After COVID-19, Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, New England Journal of Medicine, 20 April 2021 How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Concerns Impact Vaccine Confidence?, British Medical Journal, Pauline Paterson, Ph.D., et al.,16 April 2021 Assessment of impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Europe: results from the REUMAVID study (phase 1) , Marco Garrido-Cumbrera et al., British Medical Journal, 7 April 2021 MAY Revitalizing Adolescent Health Behavior After the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sherry L. Pagoto, Ph.D. et al., JAMA Network, 3 May 2021




December 2020-February 2021


DECEMBER Shedding of Viable SARS-CoV-2 after Immunosuppressive Therapy for Cancer, Teresa Aydillo, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 December 2020 Antibody Status and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Workers, Sheila F. Lumley et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 23 December 2020 Elimination Could be the Optimal Response Strategy for Covid-19 and Other Emerging Pandemic Diseases, Michael G. Baker, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 22 December 2020 Asymptomatic Transmission of Covid-19, Allyson M. Pollock, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 21 December 2020 Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized with Covid-19 Pneumonia | NEJM, Carlos Salama, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 17 December 2020 Emergence of a Highly Fit SARS-CoV-2 Variant | NEJM, New England Journal of Medicine, 16 December 2020 Global, Regional, and National Estimates of Target Population Sizes for Covid-19 Vaccination: Descriptive Study, Wei Wang et al., British Medical Journal, 15 December 2020 Reserving Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccines for Global Access: Cross Sectional Analysis, Anthony D. So, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 15 December 2020 Efficacy of Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized with Covid-19 | NEJM, John H. Stone, M.D., M.P.H. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 10 December 2020 Safety and Efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine | NEJM, F.P. Polack et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 10 December 2020 Longitudinal Increases in Childhood Depression Symptoms During the COVID-19 Lockdown, Giacamo Bignardi et al., British Medical Journal, 9 December 2020 JANUARY Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Women Giving Birth With and Without COVID-19, Karola S. Jering, MD et al., JAMA Network, 15 January 2021 FEBRUARY How to Advise Persons Who Are Antibody Positive for SARS-CoV-2 About Future Infection Risk, Mitchell H. Katz, MD, JAMA Network, 24 February 2021 Effect of a Single High Dose of Vitamin D3 on Hospital Length of Stay in Patients With Moderate to Severe COVID-19, Igor H. Murai, Ph.D. et al, JAMA Network, 17 February 2021





MEDICAL JOURNALS

March-May 2020


MARCH

Cardiovascular Implications of Fatal Outcomes of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Tao Guo M.D. et al., Journal of Medical Association, 27 March 2020

COVID-19-- Navigating the Uncharted, A.S. Fauci, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 26 March 2020

Defining the Epidemiology of COVID-19-- Studies Needed, M. Lipsitch, D.Phil. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 26 March 2020 Protecting Health Care Workers Against COVID-19-- and Being Prepared for Future Pandemics, Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN et al, Journal of Medical Association, 19 March 2020 APRIL

In Pursuit of PPE, A. Artenstein, M.D. and Baystate Health, New England Journal of Medicine, 30 April 2020

Responding to COVID-19-- A Once in a Century Pandemic?, Bill Gates, New England Journal of Medicine, 30 April 2020

Mild or Moderate COVID-19, R. Ghandhi et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 April 2020

Africa in the Path of COVID-19, W.M. El-Sadr, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 17 April 2020

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic, B. Pfefferbaum, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 13 April 2020

Creating a Framework for Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials during Disease Outbreaks, N.E. Dean, Ph.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 2 April 2020

MAY

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally-- The U.S. Response to COVID-19, R.L. Haffajee, J.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 28 May 2020

Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of COVID-19, E. J. Emanuel, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 May 2020

How Academic Health Systems Can Move Forward Once COVID-19 Wanes, S.D. Shapiro, M.D. et al., Journal of Medical Association, 20 May 2020

Olfactory Dysfunction in COVID-19: Diagnosis and Management, K.L. Whitcroft, Bsc et al., Journal of Medical Association, 20 May 2020

Pandemic as Teacher-- Forcing Clinicians to Inhabit the Experience of Serious Illness, J. deLima Thomas, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 20 May 2020




June-August 2020


JUNE

Assessment and Management of Adults with Asthma During the COVID-19 Pandemic, T. Beaney et al., British Medical Journal, 8 June 2020

Association Between Mode of Delivery Among Pregnant Women with COVID-19 and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Spain, O. Martínez-Pérez, Ph.D. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 8 June 2020

Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic, S.A. Rasmussen, M.D., M.S. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 5 June 2020

Early Intervention of Palliative Care in the Emergency Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic, J. Lee, M.D., et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 5 June 2020

Waiting for Certainty on COVID-19 Antibody Tests—At What Cost?, M.C. Weinstein, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 5 June 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for a Structurally Competent Health Care System, J.M. Metzl, M.D., Ph.D. et al., Journal of Medicine Association, 4 June 2020

Universal Masking in the COVID-19 Era, M. Klompas, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 3 June 2020

JULY

Comparison of Face-Touching Behaviors Before and During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, Yong-Jian Chen, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 29 July 2020 Estimation of Viral Aerosol Emissions from Simulated Individuals with Asymptomatic to Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019, Michael Riediker et al., JAMA Network, 27 July 2020 How a Pandemic Could Advance the Science of Early Adversity, Danielle Roubinov, PhD et al., JAMA Network, 27 July 2020 Benefits and Safety of Nasal Saline Irrigations in a Pandemic-- Washing COVID-19 Away, Nyssa F. Farrell, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 23 July 2020 New Rules for the Pandemic Era, David Cutler, PhD, JAMA Network, 23 July 2020 The Work of Philanthropy in Responding to COVID-19 and Addressing Inequality, Dareen Walker, JD, JAMA, 23 July 2020 COVID-19 and Healthy Equity-- Time to Think Big, Seth A. Berkowitz, M.D., M.P.H. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 22 July 2020 COVID-19-- Implications for the Health Care System, David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 22 July 2020 Rapid Decay of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in Persons with Mild COVID-19, F.J. Ibarrondo, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 July 2020 COVID-19: No Large Hidden Outbreak in Africa but Health Worker Shortage Worsens, Owen Dyer, British Medical Journal, 3 July 2020 Treatment Recommendations for Persistent Smell and Taste Dysfunction Following COVID-19, Joshua M. Levy, M.D., MPH, Journal of Medicine Association

Case 22-2020: A 62- Year Old Woman with Early Breast Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Laura M. Spring M.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 1 July 2020

AUGUST

Filtration Efficiency of Hospital Face Mask Alternatives Available for Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Emily E. Sickbert-Bennett, Ph.D., M.S. et al., JAMA Network, 11 August 2020 Applying Lessons Learned From Low-Resource Settings to Prioritize Cancer Care in a Pandemic, Rebecca J. DeBoer, M.D., M.A. et al., JAMA Network, 6 August 2020 Learning from Exemplars in Global Health: A Road Map for Mitigating Indirect Effects of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health - World, David E. Phillips et al., British Medical Journal, 2 August 2020




September-November 2020


SEPTEMBER COVID-19 Population Getting Younger, Stephen G. Baum M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 29 September 2020 COVID-19: Low Seroprevalence in US / GI Complications / Vitamin D & Mortality, Amy Orciari Herman, New England Journal of Medicine, 27 September 2020 What Is the Incidence of Nosocomial COVID-19?, Carlos del Rio, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 25 September 2020 More Information on Risk Factors for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission, Daniel Kaul, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 23 September 2020 Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Children and Adolescents Compared With Adults, JAMA Network, 25 September 2020 OCTOBER Cancer and COVID-19, Dimitrios Moris et al., The Lancet, 10 October 2020 Imperfect Storm: Is Interleukin-33 the Achilles Heel of COVID-19?, Gaetano Zizzo, M.D., et al., The Lancet, 9 October 2020 Near-Patient SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Platforms: New-Old Tools for New-Old Problems, Luke S P Moore, The Lancet, 8 October 2020 Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Infant Outcomes,Hana M. El Sahly M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 7 October 2020 CDC Says Airborne Transmission Has Role in SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Kelly Young, New England Journal of Medicine, 5 October 2020 Breaks at Breaking Point—Doctors Need to Take Time Out In a Pandemic, Julia Allan et al., British Medical Journal, 2 October 2020 NOVEMBER Psychological Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic in France: A National Assessment of At-risk Populations, Benjamin Chaix et al., British Medical Journal, 26 November 2020 A Randomized Trial of Convalescent Plasma in Covid-19 Severe Pneumonia, Ventura A. Simonovich, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 November 2020 Antibodies, Immunity, and COVID-19 | Infectious Diseases,Brad Spellberg M.D. et al.,JAMA Network, 24 November 2020 Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Hospitalised with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection, Marco Lofi et al., British Medical Journal, 23 November 2020 Screen Time, Elizabeth Rourke, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, 19 November 2020 Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women With and Without Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection, Emily H. Adhikari, M.D. et al., JAMA Network, 19 November 2020 Testing for Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, Dipender Gill et al., British Medical Journal, 11 November 2020 Persistence and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in an Immunocompromised Host, Bina Choi, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 11 November 2020 Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Final Report, John H. Beigel, M.D. et al, New England Journal of Medicine, 5 November 2020 Eye Protection and the Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Does Wearing Eye Protection Mitigate Risk in Public, Non–Health Care Settings?, Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH, JAMA Network, 1 November 2020




March-May 2021


MARCH
Alterations in the human oral and gut microbiomes and lipidomics in COVID-19, Zhigang Ren, British Medical Journal, 31 March 2021
APRIL Covid-19: How Can We Keep the World’s Doctors Safe?, Fiona Godlee, British Medical Journal, 29 April 2021 We Need Clinical Guidelines Fit For a Pandemic, Dipender Gill, British Medical Journal, 29 April 2021 Enhancing UK Action and Promoting Equity of Access to Global Covid-19 Vaccines, Maggie Rae et al., British Medical Journal, 28 April 2021 Should Masks Be Worn Outdoors?, Babek Javid et al., British Medical Journal, 28 April 2021 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections with SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Ezgi Hacisuleyman, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 21 April 2021 Covid-19: Spike in Cases in Chile is Blamed on People Mixing After First Vaccine Shot, Luke Taylor, British Medical Journal, 20 April 2021 High Incidence of Neurological and Psychiatric Illness After COVID-19, Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, New England Journal of Medicine, 20 April 2021 How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Concerns Impact Vaccine Confidence?, British Medical Journal, Pauline Paterson, Ph.D., et al.,16 April 2021 Assessment of impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in Europe: results from the REUMAVID study (phase 1) , Marco Garrido-Cumbrera et al., British Medical Journal, 7 April 2021 MAY Revitalizing Adolescent Health Behavior After the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sherry L. Pagoto, Ph.D. et al., JAMA Network, 3 May 2021




December 2020-February 2021


DECEMBER Shedding of Viable SARS-CoV-2 after Immunosuppressive Therapy for Cancer, Teresa Aydillo, Ph.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 24 December 2020 Antibody Status and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Workers, Sheila F. Lumley et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 23 December 2020 Elimination Could be the Optimal Response Strategy for Covid-19 and Other Emerging Pandemic Diseases, Michael G. Baker, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 22 December 2020 Asymptomatic Transmission of Covid-19, Allyson M. Pollock, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 21 December 2020 Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized with Covid-19 Pneumonia | NEJM, Carlos Salama, M.D. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 17 December 2020 Emergence of a Highly Fit SARS-CoV-2 Variant | NEJM, New England Journal of Medicine, 16 December 2020 Global, Regional, and National Estimates of Target Population Sizes for Covid-19 Vaccination: Descriptive Study, Wei Wang et al., British Medical Journal, 15 December 2020 Reserving Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccines for Global Access: Cross Sectional Analysis, Anthony D. So, Ph.D. et al., British Medical Journal, 15 December 2020 Efficacy of Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized with Covid-19 | NEJM, John H. Stone, M.D., M.P.H. et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 10 December 2020 Safety and Efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine | NEJM, F.P. Polack et al., New England Journal of Medicine, 10 December 2020 Longitudinal Increases in Childhood Depression Symptoms During the COVID-19 Lockdown, Giacamo Bignardi et al., British Medical Journal, 9 December 2020 JANUARY Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Women Giving Birth With and Without COVID-19, Karola S. Jering, MD et al., JAMA Network, 15 January 2021 FEBRUARY How to Advise Persons Who Are Antibody Positive for SARS-CoV-2 About Future Infection Risk, Mitchell H. Katz, MD, JAMA Network, 24 February 2021 Effect of a Single High Dose of Vitamin D3 on Hospital Length of Stay in Patients With Moderate to Severe COVID-19, Igor H. Murai, Ph.D. et al, JAMA Network, 17 February 2021