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COVID-19: Risk Factors for Healthcare Workers

2020 05 Aug

It is estimated that healthcare frontliners, whose work exposes them to patients with the new coronavirus, could account for 10-20% of all COVID-19 diagnoses. However, the incidence of COVID-19 infections among healthcare workers is mostly based on cross-sectional data, with little information on individual-level risk factors.   You might... Read more

Silent Transmission as Pandemic’s Driving Force

2020 14 Jul

Empirical studies indicate that COVID-19 cases may be most infectious during the presymptomatic phase of the disease, which baffles experts as this is rather 'unusual' in the progression of a respiratory infection. This kind of silent transmission has been the subject of two recent studies.   You might also like: COVID-19 Transmission... Read more