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This JAMA Insights review summarizes basic measures of indoor air ventilation as a means to explain how increases in frequency of air exchange and filtration capture efficiency could mitigate far-field airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 inside rooms and buildings.
This quality improvement study compares the fitted filtration efficiency of commonly available face masks worn singly, doubled, or in combinations.
This study compares IgG antibody levels after a single dose of the BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) vaccine in nursing home residents with vs without prior COVID-19.
This cross-sectional study used a national database of retail prescriptions to evaluate how prescribing of opioid analgesics and buprenorphine for opioid use disorder changed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic among both new and existing patients.
This cohort study compares perinatal outcomes among women who received in-person pernatal visits in 2019 vs those who received audio-only virtual prenatal visits during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
This cross-sectional study uses data from the Ohio Department of Health to evaluate trends in drug overdose mortality in that state by type of drug and user age during the first 7 months of the COVID-19 epidemic.
This Medical News article describes how the need to free up inpatient beds during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to more hospitals providing acute care in patients’ homes.
JAMA Live Highlights features comments from livestream interviews with experts in clinical care, public health, and health policy on critical issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments have been edited for clarity.
This Viewpoint summarizes the current best evidence about COVID-19 vaccines, immunity, and whether SARS-CoV-2 will become an endemic or seasonal virus.
This randomized trial compares the effects of ivermectin vs placebo on time to symptom resolution within 21 days among patients with mild COVID-19.
This Medical News article discusses genomic sequencing to detect and track virus variants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study compares titers of binding and neutralizing antibodies after a single mRNA coronavirus vaccine dose in health care workers previously infected with SARS-CoV-2.
This cohort study characterizes the accuracy of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score to discriminate death from survival in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia receiving oxygen therapy for 4 hours or longer before undergoing endotracheal intubation.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update from the CDC’s COVID-19 Response Team discusses the importance of observational data for identifying behaviors associated with SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and presents data suggesting that indoor eating or drinking poses the highest risk, presumably because of prolonged exposure to unmasked, non–physically distanced companions.
This Arts and Medicine feature presents global postage and commemorative stamps issued by countries and nongovernmental organizations in 2020 featuring coronavirus pandemic-related themes.
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