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SHEA advises against COVID screening of asymptomatic patients

In a recent recommendation published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) described the pros, cons, challenges, and factors to be considered for the use of asymptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) screening…

What is the role of adenoviruses in human health?

With advances in molecular biology informing recent developments in vaccinology, gene therapy, and other fields of medicine, human adenoviruses (HAdVs) have been of primary importance in medical research. A recent review in Trends in Molecular Medicine looks at the promises…

What is the association of masking behavior with SARS-CoV-2 infection?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control evaluated the associations between masking behavior and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Association between Self-reported Masking Behavior and SARS-CoV-2 Infection Wanes from Pre-Delta to Omicron-Predominant Periods — North Carolina…