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Executive Health Management

Explaining Linear COVID-19 Spread

2020 27 Aug

During the initial wave of the COVID-19 contagion, many countries recorded infection curves that were linear for extended time periods. This linear growth over an extended time interval is in contrast to the S-shaped curves expected from standard epidemiological models.   You might also like: Mobility, Connectivity and Pandemics of Modern... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Transmission Among Close Contacts

2020 22 Jun

New research from Guangzhou, China has found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the pathogen that causes COVID-19, can be transmitted faster within households as compared to SARS-CoV and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).   You might also like: Alternating Lockdowns and Relaxation... Read more

IT Management

Contact Tracing: Looking into Technologies and Adoption

2020 09 Jun

The choice of the mobile technology used for contact tracing substantially affects the social and economic cost of quarantine policies, while the adoption rate can be lower than commonly thought.   You might also like: COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work   The importance of monitoring and controlling emerging infectious... Read more

Executive Health Management

Abu Dhabi ID Week 2019

2019 23 Oct

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ICU Management

Trends in epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units

2019 14 Mar

The intensive care unit has a unique environment, mainly because it treats severe and critically ill patients who require special care. Critical care patients often require high-risk surgeries, and there is also a frequent need for invasive devices such as central or peripheral venous catheters, urinary catheters or tracheal tubes, among others. This... Read more

Executive Health Management

ID (Infectious Diseases) Week 2019

2019 02 Oct

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Sepsis 2019

2019 09 May

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