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The scientific literature on COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and these articles were selected for review based on their relevance to decision making around COVID-19 response efforts. Included in these Literature Reports are some manuscripts that have been made available online as pre-prints but have not yet undergone peer review. Please be aware of this when reviewing articles included in the Lit Reps.
Lewis et al. (June 24, 2020). COVID-19 Outbreak Among College Students After a Spring Break Trip to Mexico — Austin, Texas, March 26–April 5, 2020. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6926e1
Silverman et al. (June 22, 2020). Using Influenza Surveillance Networks to Estimate State-Specific Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in the United States. Science Translational Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.abc1126
Borras-Bermejo et al. (June 23, 2020). Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Nursing Homes, Barcelona, Spain, April 2020. Emerging Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2609.202603
Cento et al. (June 11, 2020). Persistent Positivity and Fluctuations of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in Clinically-Recovered COVID-19 Patients. Journal of Infection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.06.024
Schmitt et al. (June 23, 2020). ACE2 and TMPRSS2 Variation in Savanna Monkeys (Chlorocebus Spp.): Potential Risk for Zoonotic/Anthroponotic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and a Potential Model for Functional Studies. PloS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0235106
Mertens et al. (May 8, 2020). Development and Potential Usefulness of the COVID-19 Ag Respi-Strip Diagnostic Assay in a Pandemic Context. Frontiers in Medicine. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00225
Cherif et al. (June 23, 2020). Simulation of Pool Testing to Identify Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Under Conditions of Limited Test Availability. JAMA Network Open. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.13075
Fernández Cruz et al. (June 22, 2020). Impact of Glucocorticoid Treatment In SARS-CoV-2 Infection Mortality: A Retrospective Controlled Cohort Study. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01168-20
Madariaga et al. (June 23, 2020). Clinical Predictors of Donor Antibody Titer and Correlation with Recipient Antibody Response in a COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial. Pre-print downloaded June 24 from https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.21.20132944
Xu et al. (June 23, 2020). Risk Factors for 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Patients Progressing to Critical Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Aging. https://doi.org/10.18632/aging.103383
López and Rodó. (June 22, 2020). The End of Social Confinement and COVID-19 Re-Emergence Risk. Nature Human Behaviour. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-0908-8
Mayorga et al. (June 23, 2020). COVID-19 Lockdown: If, When, and How. Pre-print downloaded June 24 from https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.20.20136325