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B 12/21 -- Certain Cancer Patients at Higher Odds for Severe COVID-19

Secondary Bloodstream Infections Tied to Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes

Altered mental status, ICU admission, higher in-hospital mortality more likely in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 and sBSI

HealthDay Reports: Good Outcomes Seen in Hospitalized Pregnant Women With COVID-19

Timing of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Examined for C-Section

Risk for surgical site infection not increased for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis after cord clamping versus before incision

COVID-19 Infection Higher Among Support Staff Than Doctors

Long-Term Care Workers Often Hold Multiple Jobs

Movements from first to second jobs, often in health care or other essential work, may spread COVID-19

COVID-19 Infection Higher Among Support Staff Than Doctors

Localizing Signs, Symptoms of Infection Described in Seniors

Fever, hypothermia, hypotension, hyperglycemia, delirium should prompt further evaluation for infection in nursing home residents

'Smell Training' Might Speed the Sense's Return After COVID

Parosmia Tied to Smell Recovery After Olfactory Training

Parosmia linked to clinically relevant recovery in patients with postinfectious smell loss receiving olfactory training

Could the First Drug That Slows Arthritis Be Here?

FDA-Authorized Alpha-Defensin Lateral Flow Test Highly Accurate

Test demonstrates good performance for rapid diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection around joint implants

HealthDay Reports: 15 Percent of Pregnant Women With COVID-19 Experience Severe Disease

Risk for Infection Up for Children Born by C-Section

Increased risk for serious childhood infection following elective, emergency cesarean section persisted to five years

School-aged children seem to have the least severe disease for different infectious diseases

Infectious Disease Least Severe in School-Aged Children

For many infections, even young adults have more severe infection than children, except for dengue
A case of reinfection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is described in a study published online Oct. 12 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Reinfection With SARS-CoV-2 Described in 25-Year-Old

Patient had two positive tests in April and June 2020, separated by two negative tests in May 2020
In a series of 101 newborns of mothers with perinatal severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

No Evidence Found of Vertical Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Newborns of mothers with severe/critical COVID-19 born early, at risk for needing phototherapy