1. 06 Jan 2022

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Age-associated SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection and changes in immune response in mouse model

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  2. 05 Jan 2022

    Journal of Hazardous Materials: Aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 due to the chimney effect in two high-rise housing drainage stacks

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  3. 04 Jan 2022

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: COVID-19 mRNA vaccines delay the onset of breakthrough infections with less radiographic abnormalities

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  4. 03 Jan 2022

    Journal of Affective Disorders: Stressful events as correlates of depressive and PTSD symptoms in Hong Kong women during social unrest and COVID-19 pandemic

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  5. 31 Dec 2021

    BMC Research Notes: Correction to: COVID-19 vaccine preferences among university students in Hong Kong: a discrete choice experiment

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  6. 26 Dec 2021

    International Journal of Infectious Diseases: Comparing self-reported reactogenicity between adolescents and adults following the use of BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) messenger RNA Covid-19 vaccine: a prospective cohort study

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  7. 24 Dec 2021

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant shows less efficient replication and fusion activity when compared with delta variant in TMPRSS2-expressed cells

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  8. 23 Dec 2021

    The Lancet Regional Health: Transmission of Omicron (B.1.1.529) - SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern in a designated quarantine hotel for travelers: a challenge of elimination strategy of COVID-19

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  9. 21 Dec 2021

    The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific: COVID-19 and Acute Coronary Syndrome: Lessons for Everyone

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  10. 20 Dec 2021

    The Lancet: Managing waning vaccine protection against SARS-CoV-2 variants

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  11. 20 Dec 2021

    EBioMedicine: Nasal prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection by intranasal influenza-based boost vaccination in mouse models

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  12. 19 Dec 2021

    World Allergy Organization Journal: Experience of the first 1127 COVID-19 Vaccine Allergy Safety patients in Hong Kong - clinical outcomes, barriers to vaccination and urgency for reform

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  13. 18 Dec 2021

    Cell & Bioscience: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: revisiting the most important research questions

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  14. 17 Dec 2021

    Frontiers in Immunology: Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Immunity in Convalescent Children and Adolescents

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  15. 16 Dec 2021

    Epidemiology & Infection: Interleukin-18 and COVID-19

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  16. 16 Dec 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant by sera from BNT162b2 or Coronavac vaccine recipients

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  17. 15 Dec 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: The Incubation Period Distribution of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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  18. 15 Dec 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Changing Disparities in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Burden in the Ethnically Homogeneous Population of Hong Kong Through Pandemic Waves: An Observational Study

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  19. 13 Dec 2021

    Public Health Nursing: COVID-19 related fear and depression of pregnant women and new mothers

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  20. 13 Dec 2021

    Frontiers in Public Health: Associations of Delay in Doctor Consultation With COVID-19 Related Fear, Attention to Information, and Fact-Checking

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  21. 13 Dec 2021

    Frontiers in Psychiatry: A Phenomenological Study on the Positive and Negative Experiences of Chinese International University Students From Hong Kong Studying in the U.K. and U.S. in the Early Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  22. 13 Dec 2021

    Diagnostics: In-House Immunofluorescence Assay for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigens in Cells from Nasopharyngeal Swabs as a Diagnostic Method for COVID-19

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  23. 11 Dec 2021

    The Official Journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society: Changes in pattern of elderly abuse during COVID-19 pandemic

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  24. 09 Dec 2021

    Eurosurveillance: Estimating the transmission advantage of the D614G mutant strain of SARS-CoV-2, December 2019 to June 2020

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  25. 07 Dec 2021

    Vaccines: Antibody Response of BNT162b2 and CoronaVac Platforms in Recovered Individuals Previously Infected by COVID-19 against SARS-CoV-2 Wild Type and Delta Variant

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  26. 06 Dec 2021

    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Effective Risk Management Strategy prevented COVID-19 transmission in three private hospitals in Hong Kong throughout the pandemic

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  27. 01 Dec 2021

    Diabetes and Metabolism: Use of DPP4i reduced odds of clinical deterioration and hyperinflammatory syndrome in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes: Propensity score analysis of a territory-wide cohort in Hong Kong

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  28. 01 Dec 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Different Transmission Dynamics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Influenza Suggest the Relative Efficiency of Isolation/Quarantine and Social Distancing Against COVID-19 in China

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  29. 28 Nov 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Epidemiology of Acute Myocarditis/Pericarditis in Hong Kong Adolescents Following Comirnaty Vaccination

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  30. 27 Nov 2021

    Diagnostics: Correlation between Commercial Anti-RBD IgG Titer and Neutralization Titer against SARS-CoV-2 Beta Variant

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  31. 25 Nov 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Corrigendum to: Intravenous Injection of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) mRNA Vaccine Can Induce Acute Myopericarditis in Mouse Model

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  32. 23 Nov 2021

    Frontiers in Public Health: Development of Graves' Disease After SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccination: A Case Report and Literature Review

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  33. 22 Nov 2021

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: A global assessment of the impact of school closure in reducing COVID-19 spread

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  34. 22 Nov 2021

    Frontiers in Immunology: Transcriptional Profiling and Machine Learning Unveil a Concordant Biosignature of Type I Interferon-Inducible Host Response Across Nasal Swab and Pulmonary Tissue for COVID-19 Diagnosis

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  35. 22 Nov 2021

    BMJ Open: Pandemic fatigue and attenuated impact of avoidance behaviours against COVID-19 transmission in Hong Kong by cross-sectional telephone surveys

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  36. 22 Nov 2021

    BMC Research Notes: COVID-19 vaccine preferences among university students in Hong Kong: a discrete choice experiment

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  37. 18 Nov 2021

    Scientific Reports: Community psychological and behavioural responses to coronavirus disease 2019 over one year of the pandemic in 2020 in Hong Kong

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  38. 17 Nov 2021

    Frontiers in Medicine: Chest-Related Imaging Investigations During Multiple Waves of COVID-19 Infection in Hong Kong

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  39. 17 Nov 2021

    BMC Public Health: Correction to: Modelling the impact of travel restrictions on COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong in early 2020

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  40. 13 Nov 2021

    BMC Nephrology: Using genetics to understand the role of kidney function in COVID-19: a mendelian randomization study

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  41. 11 Nov 2021

    Nephrology: Gross haematuria after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination in two patients with histological and clinical diagnosis of IgA nephropathy

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  42. 04 Nov 2021

    Population Health Metrics: Addressing missing values in routine health information system data: an evaluation of imputation methods using data from the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  43. 04 Nov 2021

    Nature Communications: Using secondary cases to characterize the severity of an emerging or re-emerging infection

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  44. 01 Nov 2021

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Adverse event reporting and Bell's palsy risk after COVID-19 vaccination - Authors' reply

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  45. 01 Nov 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Emergence of a Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Virus Variant With Novel Genomic Architecture in Hong Kong

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  46. 30 Oct 2021

    EClinicalMedicine: Long-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody responses after infection and estimates of the duration of protection

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  47. 29 Oct 2021

    Viruses: Interspecies Jumping of Bat Coronaviruses

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  48. 28 Oct 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Universal community nucleic acid testing for COVID-19 in Hong Kong reveals insights into transmission dynamics: a cross-sectional and modelling study

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  49. 27 Oct 2021

    The Lancet: Nowcasting towards sustainable SARS-CoV-2 endemicity\

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  50. 26 Oct 2021

    Journal of Infection: High compliance to infection control measures prevented guest-to-staff transmission in COVID-19 quarantine hotels

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  51. 26 Oct 2021

    Cell Discovery: SARS-CoV-2 exploits host DGAT and ADRP for efficient replication

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  52. 21 Oct 2021

    EBioMedicine: Emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants expand species tropism to murines

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  53. 20 Oct 2021

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology: Second dose of COVID-19 vaccination in immediate reactions to the first BNT162b2

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  54. 19 Oct 2021

    Journal of Thoracic Disease: Changes in patterns of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  55. 17 Oct 2021

    Nature Immunology: Altered ISGylation drives aberrant macrophage-dependent immune responses during SARS-CoV-2 infection

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  56. 17 Oct 2021

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: High Perceived Susceptibility to and Severity of COVID-19 in Smokers Are Associated with Quitting-Related Behaviors

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  57. 13 Oct 2021

    Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses: Impact of varying wave periods of COVID-19 on in-hospital mortality and length of stay for admission through emergency department: A territory-wide observational cohort study

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  58. 13 Oct 2021

    Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases: Two-dose COVID-19 vaccination and possible arthritis flare among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Hong Kong

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  59. 10 Oct 2021

    Science of The Total Environment: The first case study of wastewater-based epidemiology of COVID-19 in Hong Kong

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  60. 07 Oct 2021

    Clinical Chemistry: A Push for Real Normal: Mass Screening for COVID-19

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  61. 06 Oct 2021

    ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering: Reduction of Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 by Zinc Oxide Coatings

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  62. 05 Oct 2021

    Health Policy and Planning: Strengthening National Capacities for Pandemic Preparedness: A Cross-Country Analysis of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

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  63. 29 Sep 2021

    Journal of Virology: Genetic and Antigenic Characterization of an Influenza A(H3N2) Outbreak in Cambodia and the Greater Mekong Subregion during the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020

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  64. 28 Sep 2021

    BMJ Open: Invasive pneumococcal disease, pneumococcal pneumonia and all-cause pneumonia in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the preceding 5 years: a retrospective observational study

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  65. 27 Sep 2021

    ACS Infectious Diseases: A Closer Look into FDA-EUA Approved Diagnostic Techniques of Covid-19

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  66. 22 Sep 2021

    Clinical Microbiology and Infection: Intra-host non-synonymous diversity at a neutralizing antibody epitope of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein N-terminal domain

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  67. 18 Sep 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Low Environmental Temperature Exacerbates Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection in Golden Syrian Hamsters

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  68. 16 Sep 2021

    Frontiers in Immunology: Follicular Helper T Cells in the Immunopathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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  69. 09 Sep 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases False Coronavirus Disease 2019 Cases due to Contamination by Inactivated Virus Vaccine

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  70. 03 Sep 2021

    Vaccines: Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Different Vaccines at Phase 3

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  71. 03 Sep 2021

    Nature Medicine: Predictors of COVID-19 epidemics in countries of the World Health Organization African Region

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  72. 01 Sep 2021

    Endocrine: Higher SARS-CoV-2 viral loads correlated with smaller thyroid volumes on ultrasound among male COVID-19 survivors

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  73. 01 Sep 2021

    Veterinary Pathology: Cellular tropism of SARS-CoV-2 in the respiratory tract of Syrian hamsters and B6.Cg-Tg(K18-ACE2)2Prlmn/J transgenic mice

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  74. 01 Sep 2021

    The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Tropism of SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV, and Influenza Virus in Canine Tissue Explants

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  75. 23 Aug 2021

    The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Joint Estimation Of Generation Time And Incubation Period For Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)

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  76. 19 Aug 2021

    EBioMedicine: The impact of spike N501Y mutation on neutralizing activity and RBD binding of SARS-CoV-2 convalescent serum

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  77. 18 Aug 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Intravenous injection of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine can induce acute myopericarditis in mouse model

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  78. 16 Aug 2021

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Bell's palsy following vaccination with mRNA (BNT162b2) and inactivated (CoronaVac) SARS-CoV-2 vaccines: a case series and nested case-control study

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  79. 14 Aug 2021

    Journal of Hospital Infection: Air dispersal of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: implication in nosocomial transmission during COVID-19 pandemi

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  80. 11 Aug 2021

    The Lancet Public Health: Effects of adjusting public health, travel, and social measures during the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination: a modelling study
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  81. 15 July 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Clinical improvement, outcomes, antiviral activity, and costs associated with early treatment with remdesivir for patients with COVID-19

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  82. 12 July 2021

    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Airborne transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): What is the implication of hospital infection control?

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  83. 05 July 2021

    Nature Medicine: Fractionation of COVID-19 vaccine doses could extend limited supplies and reduce mortality

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  84. 05 July 2021

    Vaccine: Evaluation of post-introduction COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness: Summary of interim guidance of the World Health Organization

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  85. 26 June 2021

    Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry: The impact of social unrest and pandemic on mental health of young people in Hong Kong: The transdiagnostic role of event-based rumination

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  86. 23 June 2021

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: The Psychological and Quality of Life Impacts on Women in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  87. 23 June 2021

    Translational Behavioral Medicine: Associations of COVID-19 online information sources and information overload with psychological distress symptoms: a population-based study

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  88. 16 June 2021

    Science Advances Targeting highly pathogenic coronavirus-induced apoptosis reduces viral pathogenesis and disease severity

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  89. 16 June 2021

    Vaccine: Prevalence and determinants of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitancy in Hong Kong: A population-based survey

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  90. 16 June 2021

    Frontiers in Psychiatry: Facemask Wearing Among Chinese International Students From Hong Kong Studying in United Kingdom Universities During COVID-19: A Mixed Method Study

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  91. 16 June 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Coinfection by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 and Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Virus Enhances the Severity of Pneumonia in Golden Syrian Hamsters

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  92. 12 June 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: The incubation period distribution of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  93. 07 June 2021

    Endocrinology and Metabolism: Insights from a Prospective Follow-up of Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity among COVID-19 Survivors

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  94. 07 June 2021

    Frontiers in Psychiatry: Factors Associated With Mental Health Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong

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  95. 07 June 2021

    Frontiers in Genetics: Circulating Cytokines and Coronavirus Disease: A Bi-Directional Mendelian Randomization Study

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  96. 05 June 2021

    European Journal of Immunology: Homologous and heterologous serological response to the N-terminal domain of SARS-CoV-2 in humans and mice

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  97. 04 June 2021

    The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Accounting for Imported Cases in Estimating the Time-Varying Reproductive Number of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Hong Kong

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  98. 26 May 2021

    Respirology: Pathophysiology of infection with SARS-CoV-2—What is known and what remains a mystery

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  99. 20 May 2021

    Vox Sanguinis: International Forum on the Collection and Use of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: Responses

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  100. 20 May 2021

    Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics: Comparative evaluation of a dual-target real-time RT-PCR assay for COVID-19 diagnosis and assessment of performance in pooled saliva and nasopharyngeal swab samples

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  101. 18 May 2021

    Vaccine: Prevalence and determinants of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitancy in Hong Kong: A population-based survey

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  102. 18 May 2021

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Mining of linear B cell epitopes of SARS-CoV-2 ORF8 protein from COVID-19 patients

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  103. 15 May 2021

    International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics: Differential impact of COVID-19 on cancer diagnostic services based on body regions - A public facility-based study in Hong Kong

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  104. 14 May 2021

    The Lancet: Disease surveillance for the COVID-19 era: time for bold changes

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  105. 14 May 2021

    EBioMedicine: Biomarkers for severe COVID-19

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  106. 14 May 2021

    EBioMedicine: A lethal mouse model using a mouse-adapted SARS-CoV-2 strain with enhanced binding to mouse ACE2 as an important platform for COVID-19 research

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  107. 13 May 2021

    Cell: TOP1 inhibition therapy protects against SARS-CoV-2-induced lethal inflammation

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  108. 13 May 2021

    Epidemiology: Theoretical framework for retrospective studies of the effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

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  109. 13 May 2021

    Nature Communications: Characterization of an attenuated SARS-CoV-2 variant with a deletion at the S1/S2 junction of the spike protein

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  110. 11 May 2021

    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science: Superhydrophobicity preventing surface contamination as a novel strategy against COVID-19

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  111. 11 May 2021

    BMJ Open: International survey for assessing COVID-19’s impact on fear and health: study protocol

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  112. 09 May 2021

    Cell Reports: Dynamics of B cell repertoires and emergence of cross-reactive responses in patients with different severities of COVID-19

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  113. 09 May 2021

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: A novel linker-immunodominant site (LIS) vaccine targeting the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein protects against severe COVID-19 in Syrian hamsters

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  114. 06 May 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Role of epithelial-endothelial cell interaction in the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 infection

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  115. 06 May 2021

    BMJ Global Health: Ethical and policy considerations for COVID-19 vaccination modalities: delayed second dose, fractional dose, mixed vaccines

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  116. 06 May 2021

    Journal of General Virology: Differential role of sphingomyelin in influenza virus, rhinovirus and SARS-CoV-2 infection of Calu-3 cells

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  117. 06 May 2021

    The Lancet Healthy Longevity: COVID-19 vaccines in older adults with cancer: a Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology perspective

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  118. 05 May 2021

    Journal of Travel Medicine: Gut microbiome and resistome changes during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in comparison with pre-pandemic travel-related changes

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  119. 03 May 2021

    JAMA Network Open: Clinical Characteristics and Transmission of COVID-19 in Children and Youths During 3 Waves of Outbreaks in Hong Kong 

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  120. 03 May 2021

    Theranostics: A SCID mouse-human lung xenograft model of SARS-CoV-2 infection

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  121. 29 April 2021

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Impacts on Children and Adolescents’ Lifestyle, Social Support and Their Association with Negative Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  122. 28 April 2021

    Frontiers in Pharmacology: Edible and Herbal Plants for the Prevention and Management of COVID-19

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  123. 27 April 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Substantial decline in invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) during COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong

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  124. 27 April 2021

    Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine: IFCC interim guidelines on rapid point-of-care antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2 detection in asymptomatic and symptomatic individuals

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  125. 25 April 2021

    Pharmaceuticals: COVID-19 Vaccines: A Review of the Safety and Efficacy of Current Clinical Trials

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  126. 22 April 2021

    Journal of Infection: COVID-19 transmission in Hong Kong despite universal masking

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  127. 16 April 2021

    History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences: Historical reflection on Taijin-kyōfushō during COVID-19: a global phenomenon of social anxiety?

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  128. 16 April 2021

    Zoonoses and Public Health: Coronavirus seroprevalence among villagers exposed to bats in Thailand

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  129. 15 April 2021

    ACS Central Science: Simeprevir Potently Suppresses SARS-CoV-2 Replication and Synergizes with Remdesivir

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  130. 15 April 2021

    Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology: Prostate cancer management in the era of COVID-19: Recommendations from the Hong Kong Urological Association and Hong Kong Society of Uro-oncology

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  131. 15 April 2021

    Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy: Multi-platform omics analysis reveals molecular signature for COVID-19 pathogenesis, prognosis and drug target discovery

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  132. 15 April 2021

    Building and Environment: Lack of cross-transmission of SARS-CoV-2 between passenger's cabins on the Diamond Princess cruise ship

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  133. 15 April 2021

    Microbiology Resource Announcements: Genome Sequences of Three SARS-CoV-2 ORF7a Deletion Variants Obtained from Patients in Hong Kong

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  134. 15 April 2021

    The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Decreased use of broad-spectrum antibiotics during COVID-19 epidemic in South Korea

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  135. 14 April 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Nosocomial outbreak of COVID-19 by possible airborne transmission leading to a superspreading event

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  136. 13 April 2021

    Nutrients: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Serum Vitamin D Level among Infants and Toddlers: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis and before-and-after Comparison

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  137. 12 April 2021

    Hong Kong Medical Journal: Looking beyond COVID-19 as a pandemic

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  138. 12 April 2021

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Diagnostic performance of different sampling approaches for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  139. 12 April 2021

    Hong Kong Medical Journal: Can COVID-19 vaccines stop the pandemic?

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  140. 10 April 2021

    International Journal of Biological Sciences: SARS-CoV-2 main protease suppresses type I interferon production by preventing nuclear translocation of phosphorylated IRF3

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  141. 10 April 2021

    International Journal of Biological Sciences: In silico structure-based discovery of a SARS-CoV-2 main protease inhibitor

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  142. 08 April 2021

    Hong Kong Medical Journal: Returning to standard surgical practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

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  143. 08 April 2021

    NPJ Digital Medicine: Development of a multivariable prediction model for severe COVID-19 disease: a population-based study from Hong Kong

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  144. 08 April 2021

    BMC Infectious Diseases: Clinical and CT features of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 cases after two sequential negative nucleic acid testing results: a retrospective analysis

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  145. 04 April 2021

    Clinical Endocrinology: Role of Non‐Thyroidal Illness Syndrome in Predicting Adverse Outcomes in COVID‐19 Patients Predominantly of Mild to Moderate Severity

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  146. 02 April 2021

    Viruses: Evaluation of an Automated High-Throughput Liquid-Based RNA Extraction Platform on Pooled Nasopharyngeal or Saliva Specimens for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR

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  147. 01 April 2021

    Hong Kong Medical Journal: Findings from the first public COVID-19 temporary test centre in Hong Kong

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  148. 31 March 2021

    Medical Science Educator: Medical Education and Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19: a Student’s Perspective

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  149. 31 March 2021

    Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy: Gender associates with both susceptibility to infection and pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 in Syrian hamster

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  150. 31 March 2021

    Survey of Ophthalmology: A Review on the use of Telemedicine in Glaucoma and Possible Roles in COVID-19 Outbreak


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  151. 29 March 2021

    JMIR Public Health and Surveillance: Analyzing Cross-country Pandemic Connectedness During COVID-19 Using a Spatial-Temporal Database: Network Analysis

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  152. 27 March 2021

    Journal of Migration and Health: “We also deserve help during the pandemic”: The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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  153. 27 March 2021

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Assessing asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic and symptomatic transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2


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  154. 25 March 2021

    American Journal of Nephrology: Mass Screening Is Associated with Low Rates of Acute Kidney Injury among COVID-19 Patients in Hong Kong

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  155. 24 March 2021

    BMC Medicine: Evaluation of glycemic traits in susceptibility to COVID-19 risk: a Mendelian randomization study

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  156. 23 March 2021

    The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific: Phylogenomic analysis of COVID-19 summer and winter outbreaks in Hong Kong: An observational study

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  157. 23 March 2021

    Translational Behavioral Medicine: Fear of COVID-19 and its associations with perceived personal and family benefits and harms in Hong Kong

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  158. 22 March 2021

    Nature Reviews Microbiology: Transmissibility and transmission of respiratory viruses

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  159. 22 March 2021

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Lessons learned 1 year after SARS-CoV-2 emergence leading to COVID-19 pandemic

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  160. 20 March 2021

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: COVID-19 and Health-Related Quality of Life: A Community-Based Online Survey in Hong Kong

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  161. 19 March 2021

    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Multi-pronged infection control strategy to achieve zero nosocomial COVID-19 infection among Hong Kong healthcare workers in the first 300 days of combat

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  162. 18 March 2021

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: The potential health and economic value of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination alongside physical distancing in the UK: a transmission model-based future scenario analysis and economic evaluation

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  163. 17 March 2021

    Translational Psychiatry: Psychiatric symptoms and behavioral adjustment during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from two population-representative cohorts

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  164. 16 March 2021

    Nature: Clofazimine broadly inhibits coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2

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  165. 15 March 2021

    Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs: The Time to Offer Treatments for COVID-19


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  166. 15 March 2021

    Nature Medicine: Nowcasting epidemics of novel pathogens: lessons from COVID-19

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  167. 15 March 2021

    BMJ Global Health: Evidence of the effectiveness of travel-related measures during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic: a rapid systematic review

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  168. 13 March 2021

    Building and Environment: Probable airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in a poorly ventilated restaurant

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  169. 13 March 2021

    Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging: Imaging Profile of the COVID-19 Infection: Radiologic Findings and Literature Review

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  170. 11 March 2021

    Global Public Health: More than a public health crisis: A feminist political economic analysis of COVID-19

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  171. 11 March 2021

    BMJ: How the lessons of previous epidemics helped successful countries fight covid-19

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  172. 11 March 2021

    Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease: Are travel restrictions helpful to control the global COVID-19 outbreak?

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  173. 11 March 2021

    Systematic Reviews: A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol examining the clinical characteristics and epidemiological features of olfactory dysfunction (OD) in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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  174. 09 March 2021

    Nature Communications: Cross-linking peptide and repurposed drugs inhibit both entry pathways of SARS-CoV-2


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  175. 08 March 2021

    Nature Communications: Real-time tracking and prediction of COVID-19 infection using digital proxies of population mobility and mixing


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  176. 07 March 2021

    Journal of Hospital Infection: Infection control challenges in handling recurrent blockage of sewage pipes in isolation facility designated for COVID-19 patients

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  177. 06 March 2021

    The Lancet: Single-dose Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine followed by a 12-week booster


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  178. 06 March 2021

    World Journal of Clinical Cases: Review of the risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 transmission

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  179. 06 March 2021

    Ophthalmology and Therapy: Ophthalmological Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients with Inflammatory Eye Diseases and Autoimmune Disorders

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  180. 05 March 2021

    Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases: A thematic study: impact of COVID-19 pandemic on rare disease organisations and patients across ten jurisdictions in the Asia Pacific region

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  181. 04 March 2021

    The Lancet: Single-dose Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine followed by a 12-week booster

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  182. 04 March 2021

    Scientific Reportsy: On topological properties of COVID-19: predicting and assessing pandemic risk with network statistics


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    BMC Medical Education: A comparative study regarding distance learning and the conventional face-to-face approach conducted problem-based learning tutorial during the COVID-19 pandemic


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    Cell: Soluble ACE2-mediated cell entry of SARS-CoV-2 via interaction with proteins related to the renin-angiotensin system

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Emergence of a Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 virus variant with novel genomic architecture in Hong Kong

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    Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research: COVID‐19 and gynecological cancers: Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology oncology committee opinion

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    Annals of the American Thoracic Society: Territory-wide Study on Hospital Admissions for Asthma exacerbation in COVID-19 Pandemic


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    Cell Host & Microbe: Robust SARS-CoV-2 infection in nasal turbinates after treatment with systemic neutralizing antibodies

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    Cell Host & Microbe: Robust SARS-CoV-2 infection in nasal turbinates after treatment with systemic neutralizing antibodies

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    Nature Computational Science: Quantifying the uncertainty of CovidSim

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    Endoscopy International Open: Impact of first wave of COVID-19 on outcomes of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Hong Kong: a population-based study

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    Immuno: Potential Beneficial Effects of Vitamin K in SARS-CoV-2 Induced Vascular Disease?

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    Stroke: Qualitative Study of Chinese Stroke Caregivers’ Caregiving Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic


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    BMJ:  Co-producing the covid-19 response in Germany, Hong Kong, Lebanon, and Pakistan

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    Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology: Civil unrest, COVID-19 stressors, anxiety, and depression in the acute phase of the pandemic: a population-based study in Hong Kong

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    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Impact of COVID-19 on Child Maltreatment: Income Instability and Parenting Issues

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    The Lancet Public Health: Comparative cost-effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies in the USA: a modelling study

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    Pharmacological Research: Anticoagulant or antiplatelet use and severe COVID-19 disease: A propensity score-matched territory-wide study

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Absence of vaccine-enhanced disease with unexpected positive protection against SARS-CoV-2 by inactivated vaccine given within three days of virus challenge in Syrian hamster model

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    Clinical Ophthalmology: Aerosolization and Fluid Spillage During Phacoemulsification in Human Subjects

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    Nature Communications: Host and viral determinants for efficient SARS-CoV-2 infection of the human lung

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    Eurosurveillance: Early transmissibility assessment of the N501Y mutant strains of SARS-CoV-2 in the United Kingdom, October to November 2020

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Changing disparities in COVID-19 burden in the ethnically homogeneous population of Hong Kong through pandemic waves: an observational study

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    The Journal of Infectious Diseases: Tropism of SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV and influenza virus in canine tissue explants

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    Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses: Public perception and performance of different sampling approaches for the diagnosis of COVID‐19

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    Nature Communications: Neutralizing antibody titres in SARS-CoV-2 infections

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    International Journal of Infectious Diseases: Transmission dynamics of the COVID-19 epidemics in England

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    BMC Family Practice: Fighting against COVID-19: preparedness and implications on clinical practice in primary care in Shenzhen, China


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    Journal of Diabetes Investigation: Is metformin a miracle or a menace in COVID‐19 patients with type 2 diabetes?

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    The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry: Mental Health Risks after Repeated Exposure to Multiple Stressful Events during Ongoing Social Unrest and Pandemic in Hong Kong: The Role of Rumination

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    Vaccines: Repurposing of Miltefosine as an Adjuvant for Influenza Vaccine

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    Eurosurveillance: Face masks and COVID-19: don’t let perfect be the enemy of good


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    The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology: Patient Masking and Slit-Lamp Breath Shield for Prevention of Droplet Transmission During Slit-Lamp Examination

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    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Infection control challenges in setting up community isolation and treatment facilities for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): implementation of directly-observed environmental disinfection

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    The Lancet Public Health: Effect of internationally imported cases on internal spread of COVID-19: a mathematical modelling study

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: COVID-19 in children across three Asian cosmopolitan regions

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    The Lancet Public Health: The epidemiology of population mental wellbeing in China

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    Cell Death Discovery: SARS-CoV-2 infection: can ferroptosis be a potential treatment target for multiple organ involvement?

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    Frontiers in Psychiatry: Mental Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on International University Students, Related Stressors, and Coping Strategies


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    Virology Journal: Evaluation on the use of Nanopore sequencing for direct characterization of coronaviruses from respiratory specimens, and a study on emerging missense mutations in partial RdRP gene of SARS-CoV-2

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Loss of orf3b in the circulating SARS-CoV-2 strains


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    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Impact of COVID-19 on the Hong Kong Youth Quitline Service and Quitting Behaviors of Its Users

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Human coronavirus dependency on host heat shock protein 90 reveals an antiviral target

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    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: Network interventions for managing the COVID-19 pandemic and sustaining economy

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    The Lancet: Early triple antiviral therapy for COVID-19 – Authors' reply


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    International Journal of Epidemiology: Erratum to: COVID-19 epidemic: disentangling the re-emerging controversy about medical facemasks from an epidemiological perspective


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    The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: Thyroid Dysfunction in Relation to Immune Profile, Disease Status, and Outcome in 191 Patients with COVID-19


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    Journal of Clinical Microbiology: Evaluation of a SARS-CoV-2 surrogate virus neutralization test for detection of antibody in human, canine, cat and hamster sera


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    The BMJ: Virology, transmission, and pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

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    Circulation Journal: Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes Platform to Study SARS-CoV-2 Related Myocardial Injury

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Serologic Responses in Healthy Adult with SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection, Hong Kong, August 2020

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    mBio: Accurate Diagnosis of COVID-19 by a Novel Immunogenic Secreted SARS-CoV-2 orf8 Protein

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Different transmission dynamics of COVID-19 and influenza suggest the relative efficiency of isolation/quarantine and social distancing against COVID-19 in China

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    BMJ Open: Anxiety levels, precautionary behaviours and public perceptions during the early phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in China: a population-based cross-sectional survey

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    Nature Microbiology: Metallodrug ranitidine bismuth citrate suppresses SARS-CoV-2 replication and relieves virus-associated pneumonia in Syrian hamsters

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    Journal of Medical Virology: Suppression of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection in ex‐vivo human lung tissues by targeting class III phosphoinositide 3‐kinase

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    Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine: IFCC interim guidelines on molecular testing of SARS-CoV-2 infection

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    British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology: Using genetics to understand the role of antihypertensive drugs modulating angiotensin‐converting enzyme in immune function and inflammation

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    Transfusion Medicine: Absence of SARS‐CoV‐2 viraemia in a blood donor with COVID‐19 post‐donation

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    Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology: SARS-CoV-2 Induces a More Robust Innate Immune Response and Replicates Less Efficiently Than SARS-CoV in the Human Intestines: An Ex Vivo Study With Implications on Pathogenesis of COVID-19

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: SARS-CoV-2 in Quarantined Domestic Cats from COVID-19 Households or Close Contacts, Hong Kong, China

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    MedEdPublish: COVID-19 – A Covert Catalyst for Pedagogical Stocktake and Transformation: Perspectives of a Global Hub

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    The Lancet: Lessons learnt from easing COVID-19 restrictions: an analysis of countries and regions in Asia Pacific and Europe

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Serum antibody profile of a patient with COVID-19 reinfection

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    The Lancet: What can we expect from first-generation COVID-19 vaccines?

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    Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic - how does it spread and how do we stop it?

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    Cell Reports Medicine: Oral SARS-CoV-2 Inoculation Establishes Subclinical Respiratory Infection with Virus Shedding in Golden Syrian Hamsters

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    Epilepsy & Behavior: Impact of COVID-19 on seizure-related emergency attendances and hospital admissions — A territory-wide observational study

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    Nephrology: Case of “relapsing” COVID‐19 in a kidney transplant recipient

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: In-Flight Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Short- and Potential Long-term Adverse Health Outcomes of COVID-19: A Rapid Review

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    Eurosurveillance: Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 cases among school-aged children and school-based measures in Hong Kong, July 2020

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    Nature Medicine: Clustering and superspreading potential of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Hong Kong

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    International Journal of Infectious Diseases: Mental health crisis under COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong, China

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    International Journal of Infectious Diseases: Development and Validation of Risk Prediction Models for COVID-19 Positivity in a Hospital Setting

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    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Social Distancing Compliance under COVID-19 Pandemic and Mental Health Impacts: A Population-Based Study

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    Clinical Biochemistry: Staff rostering, split team arrangement, social distancing (physical distancing) and use of personal protective equipment to minimize risk of workplace transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic: A simulation study

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    Epidemiology & Infection: Ecologic association between influenza and COVID-19 mortality rates in European countries

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Early Insights from Statistical and Mathematical Modeling of Key Epidemiologic Parameters of COVID-19

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    International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Improved Detection of Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 by Microsphere-Based Antibody Assay

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    East Asian Archives of Psychiatry: Suicidal Risk in Older Patients with Depression During COVID-19 Pandemic: a Case-Control Study

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    Science Advances: Viruses harness YxxØ motif to interact with host AP2M1 for replication: A vulnerable broad-spectrum antiviral target

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    JACC Cardiovascular Imaging: Recovered COVID-19 Patients Show Ongoing Subclinical Myocarditis as Revealed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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    Clinical Chemistry: The Cause of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: What Did We Learn from It?

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    Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses: Human post‐infection serological response to the spike and nucleocapsid proteins of SARS‐CoV‐2

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: COVID-19 re-infection by a phylogenetically distinct SARS-coronavirus-2 strain confirmed by whole genome sequencing

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    Nature Communications: A broad-spectrum virus- and host-targeting peptide against respiratory viruses including influenza virus and SARS-CoV-2

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    Nature Medicine: Reply to: Is presymptomatic spread a major contributor to COVID-19 transmission?

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    Nature Immunology: ORF8 and ORF3b antibodies are accurate serological markers of early and late SARS-CoV-2 infection

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    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Absence of nosocomial influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era: implication of universal masking in hospitals

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    EClinicalMedicine: Using the COVID-19 to influenza ratio to estimate early pandemic spread in Wuhan, China and Seattle, US

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    Science: Systems biological assessment of immunity to mild versus severe COVID-19 infection in humans

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    International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Development and Evaluation of Novel and Highly Sensitive Single-Tube Nested Real-Time RT-PCR Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Detection

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    Journal of Clinical Pathology: COVID-19 salivary signature: diagnostic and research opportunities

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Unique SARS-CoV-2 clusters causing a large COVID-19 outbreak in Hong Kong

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: SARS-CoV-2 Virus Culture and Subgenomic RNA for Respiratory Specimens from Patients with Mild Coronavirus Disease

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    Cell Research: SARS-CoV-2 infects human neural progenitor cells and brain organoids

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    Immunity: Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection Impairs Dendritic Cell and T Cell Responses

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    Nature Microbiology: Evolutionary origins of the SARS-CoV-2 sarbecovirus lineage responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic

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    International Journal of Molecular Sciences: A Rapid, Simple, Inexpensive, and Mobile Colorimetric Assay COVID-19-LAMP for Mass On-Site Screening of COVID-19

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    Journal of Medical Internet Research: Impact of National Containment Measures on Decelerating the Increase in Daily New Cases of COVID-19 in 54 Countries and 4 Epicenters of the Pandemic: Comparative Observational Study

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    BMJ Open: Artificial intelligence mobile health platform for early detection of COVID-19 in quarantine subjects using a wearable biosensor: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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    Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: The Natural History, Pathobiology, and Clinical Manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 Infections

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    Science: Serial interval of SARS-CoV-2 was shortened over time by nonpharmaceutical interventions

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: SARS-CoV-2 infects and damages the mature and immature olfactory sensory neurons of hamsters

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    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: A Surface Coating that Rapidly Inactivates SARS-CoV-2

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    Journal of Hospital Infection: Factors affecting stability and infectivity of SARS-CoV-2

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: High neutralizing antibody titer in intensive care unit patients with COVID-19

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Importance of face masks for COVID-19 – a call for effective public education

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    The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: SARS-CoV-2 infection in conjunctival tissue – Authors' reply

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    Cell Research: Mining of epitopes on spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 from COVID-19 patients

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    Journal of Clinical Virology: Evaluation of simple nucleic acid extraction methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal and saliva specimens during global shortage of extraction kits

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    Journal of Infectious Diseases: Attenuated interferon and pro-inflammatory response in SARS-CoV-2-infected human dendritic cells is associated with viral antagonism of STAT1 phosphorylation

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: SARS-CoV-2 nsp13, nsp14, nsp15 and orf6 function as potent interferon antagonists

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Reconstruction of Transmission Pairs for Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Mainland China: Estimation of Super-spreading Events, Serial Interval, and Hazard of Infection

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    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: SARS-CoV-2 shedding and seroconversion among passengers quarantined after disembarking a cruise ship: a case series

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    Hong Kong Medical Journal: Responding to COVID-19 in Hong Kong

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    Viruses: Broad-Spectrum Host-Based Antivirals Targeting the Interferon and Lipogenesis Pathways as Potential Treatment Options for the Pandemic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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    PLOS Pathogens: Virus subtype-specific suppression of MAVS aggregation and activation by PB1-F2 protein of influenza A (H7N9) virus

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    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Air and environmental sampling for SARS-CoV-2 around hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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    Open Forum Infectious Diseases: Early Morning Versus Spot Posterior Oropharyngeal Saliva for Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Implication of Timing of Specimen Collection for Community-wide Screening

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    Journal of Medical Virology: Identification of nsp1 gene as the target of SARS‐CoV‐2 real‐time RT‐PCR using nanopore whole genome sequencing

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    Psycho-Oncology: Psychological distress during the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID ‐19) pandemic among cancer survivors and healthy controls

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    The Lancet Microbe: Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong and in residents evacuated from Hubei province, China: a multicohort study

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    HKUMed: HKUMed WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control Releases Superspreading and Latest Epidemiologic Update of COVID-19

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Effect of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions on Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, South Korea, 2020

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    Pediatric Pulmonology: Overview: The history and pediatric perspectives of severe acute respiratory syndromes: Novel or just like SARS

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    Journal of Clinical Microbiology: Clinical performance of the Luminex NxTAG CoV Extended Panel for SARS-CoV-2 detection in nasopharyngeal specimens of COVID-19 patients in Hong Kong

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Surgical mask partition reduces the risk of non-contact transmission in a golden Syrian hamster model for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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    Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology: Tele-ophthalmology amid COVID-19 pandemic—Hong Kong experience

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    Pharmacological Research: Discovery of the FDA-approved drugs bexarotene, cetilistat, diiodohydroxyquinoline, and abiraterone as potential COVID-19 treatments with a robust two-tier screening system

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    Gastroenterology: Association between famotidine use and COVID-19 severity in Hong Kong: a territory-wide study

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    Journal of Clinical Virology: Evaluation of the commercially available LightMix® Modular E-gene kit using clinical and proficiency testing specimens for SARS-CoV-2 detection

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    Emerging Microbes & Infections: Evaluating the use of posterior oropharyngeal saliva in a point-of-care assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2

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    American Journal of Infection Control: Absence of nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in the pre-pandemic phase in Hong Kong

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    JAMA Network Open: Estimating Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection Risk in Health Care Workers

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    Cell Reports: Cross-reactive antibody response between SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV infections

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    Journal of Hospital Infection: Is it possible to achieve 100 percent hand hygiene compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Case fatality risk of the first pandemic wave of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China

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    Cell: Structural and Functional Basis of SARS-CoV-2 Entryby Using Human ACE2

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    Nature: Pathogenesis and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in golden hamsters

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    Virus Evolution: Multivariate analyses of codon usage of SARS-CoV-2 and other betacoronaviruses

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    Nature: Infection of dogs with SARS-CoV-2

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    The Lancet: Global coordination on cross-border travel and trade measures crucial to COVID-19 response

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    Nature Medicine: Infection of bat and human intestinal organoids by SARS-CoV-2

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    JMIR Mental Health: Mental Health, Risk Factors, and Social Media Use During the COVID-19 Epidemic and Cordon Sanitaire Among the Community and Health Professionals in Wuhan, China: Cross-Sectional Survey

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    The Lancet: Triple combination of interferon beta-1b, lopinavir–ritonavir, and ribavirin in the treatment of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial

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    The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Tropism, replication competence, and innate immune responses of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in human respiratory tract and conjunctiva: an analysis in ex-vivo and in-vitro cultures

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    Nature Reviews Physics: Modelling COVID-19

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    The BMJ: Monitoring respiratory infections in covid-19 epidemics

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    Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery: The case for continuing elective cataract surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Chinese Journal of Biotechnology (生物工程学报): Diagnosis, Treatment, Control and Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 and Coronavirus Disease 2019: Back to the Future (2019新型冠状病毒及其诊疗与防控:回顾与展望)

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    Journal of Infection: The role of community-wide wearing of face mask for control of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic due to SARS-CoV-2

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: A case series of children with Coronavirus Disease 2019: what have we learned?

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    The Lancet Public Health: Effect of changing case definitions for COVID-19 on the epidemic curve and transmission parameters in mainland China: a modelling study

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    The Lancet Public Health: Impact assessment of non-pharmaceutical interventions against coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza in Hong Kong: an observational study

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    Nature Medicine: Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19

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    HKUMed: HKUMed research shows that stroke patients are presenting to hospitals one hour later during COVID-19, potentially jeopardising the patients’ eligibility for treatments and affecting the outcome

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    The New England Journal of Medicine: From a Sprint to a Marathon in Hong Kong

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    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Comparative replication and immune activation profiles of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV in human lungs: an ex vivo study with implications for the pathogenesis of COVID-19

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    The Lancet: First-wave COVID-19 transmissibility and severity in China outside Hubei after control measures, and second-wave scenario planning: a modelling impact assessment

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    Journal of Hospital Infection: Disinfection of N95 respirators by ionized hydrogen peroxide during pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2

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    International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Development of a Novel, Genome Subtraction-Derived, SARS-CoV-2-Specific COVID-19-nsp2 Real-Time RT-PCR Assay and Its Evaluation Using Clinical Specimens

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    Nature Medicine: Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks

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    Antiviral Research: Remdesivir, lopinavir, emetine, and homoharringtonine inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro

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  359. 03 April 2020

    Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness: Limited early warnings and public attention to COVID-19 in China, January-February, 2020: a longitudinal cohort of randomly sampled Weibo users

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  360. 03 April 2020

    Gastroenterology: Gastrointestinal Manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Virus Load in Fecal Samples from the Hong Kong Cohort and Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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  361. 03 April 2020

    The BMJ: Covid-19: how a virus is turning the world upside down

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  362. 02 April 2020

    The Lancet Microbe: Stability of SARS-CoV-2 in different environmental conditions

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  363. 31 March 2020

    International Journal of Epidemiology: COVID-19 epidemic: disentangling the re-emerging controversy about medical facemasks from an epidemiological perspective

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  364. 26 March 2020

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Simulation of the clinical and pathological manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in golden Syrian hamster model: implications for disease pathogenesis and transmissibility

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  365. 26 March 2020

    Nature: Identifying SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses in Malayan pangolins

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  366. 26 March 2020

    The New England Journal of Medicine: Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China, of Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia

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  367. 23 March 2020

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Temporal profiles of viral load in posterior oropharyngeal saliva samples and serum antibody responses during infection by SARS-CoV-2: an observational cohort study

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  368. 20 March 2020

    The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic

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  369. 20 March 2020

    JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery: Practical Aspects of Otolaryngologic Clinical Services During the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Epidemic: An Experience in Hong Kong

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  370. 20 March 2020

    HKUMed: HKUMed WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control releases real-time situation report by the instantaneous effective reproductive number (Rt) of COVID-19

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  371. 19 March 2020

    The Lancet: Viral dynamics in mild and severe cases of COVID-19

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  372. 19 March 2020

    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Serial Interval of COVID-19 among Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases

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  373. 19 March 2020

    Nature Medicine: Estimating clinical severity of COVID-19 from the transmission dynamics in Wuhan, China

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  374. 19 March 2020

    Cell & Bioscience: SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: The most important research questions

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  375. 14 March 2020

    Emerging Microbes & Infections: A tug-of-war between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and host antiviral defence: lessons from other pathogenic viruses

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  376. 12 March 2020

    The New England Journal of Medicine: Detection of Covid-19 in Children in Early January 2020 in Wuhan, China

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  377. 12 March 2020

    Microbiology Resource Announcements: Complete Genome Sequence of a 2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Strain Isolated in Nepal

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  378. 06 March 2020

    The Lancet: SARS-CoV-2 is an appropriate name for the new coronavirus

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  379. 06 March 2020

    The Lancet: COVID-19: the gendered impacts of the outbreak

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  380. 06 March 2020

    HKUMed: HKUMed WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control releases case fatality risk of COVID-19

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  381. 06 March 2020

    The Lancet: Are high-performing health systems resilient against the COVID-19 epidemic?

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  382. 05 March 2020

    Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology: Escalating infection control response to the rapidly evolving epidemiology of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong

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  383. 04 March 2020

    Journal of Clinical Microbiology: Improved Molecular Diagnosis of COVID-19 by the Novel, Highly Sensitive and Specific COVID-19-RdRp/Hel Real-Time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assay Validated In Vitro and with Clinical Specimens

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  384. 02 March 2020

    Nature Microbiology: The species Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus: classifying 2019-nCoV and naming it SARS-CoV-2

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  385. 28 February 2020

    The New England Journal of Medicine: Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China

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  386. 27 February 2020

    British Journal of Anaesthesia: Outbreak of a new coronavirus: what anaesthetists should know

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  387. 27 February 2020

    Nature Medicine: Emergence of a novel human coronavirus threatening human health

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  388. 26 February 2020

    Clinical Chemistry: The SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak: Diagnosis, Infection Prevention, and Public Perception

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  389. 24 February 2020

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Viral load of SARS-CoV-2 in clinical samples

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  390. 24 February 2020

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: COVID-19 pneumonia: what has CT taught us?

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  391. 21 February 2020

    The Journal of the American Medical Association: Presumed Asymptomatic Carrier Transmission of COVID-19

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  392. 20 February 2020

    HKUMed: Pseudo-colour scanning electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 grown in culture from a patient isolate. After 24 hours in culture there are large numbers of orange viral particles on the surface of the cell (blue). Image courtesy of LKS Faculty of Medicine,  Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (K.Tsia, K.Lee and Q.Lai), and Electron Microscopy Unit, The University of Hong Kong

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  393. 20 February 2020

    The Lancet Digital Health: Crowdsourcing data to mitigate epidemics

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  394. 19 February 2020

    The Lancet Digital Health: Crowdsourcing data to mitigate epidemics

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  395. 13 February 2020

    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Risk for Transportation of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease from Wuhan to Other Cities in China

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  396. 13 February 2020

    Eurosurveillance: Epidemiological research priorities for public health control of the ongoing global novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak

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  397. 12 February 2020

    Clinical Infectious Diseases: Consistent Detection of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Saliva

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  398. 10 February 2020

    The Lancet Infectious Diseases: The first 2019 novel coronavirus case in Nepal 

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  399. 06 February 2020

    HKUMed: Thin-section electron micrographs of the 2019 novel coronavirus grown in cells at The University of Hong Kong. The image shows part of a virus infected cell grown in culture with multiple virus particles being released from the cell surface. Each infected cell produces thousands of new infectious virus particles which can go on to infect new cells. Image credit: John Nicholls, Leo Poon and Malik Peiris, The University of Hong Kong

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  400. 06 February 2020

    Emerging Infectious Diseases: Nonpharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic Influenza in Nonhealthcare Settings — Social Distancing Measures

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  401. 05 February 2020

    HKUMed: Short Video of the new Novel Coronavirus Growing in Culture

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  402. 03 February 2020

    The BMJ Opinion: We need new forms of governance to better manage our response to pandemics

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  403. 31 January 2020

    The BMJ: Response to the emerging novel coronavirus outbreak

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  404. 31 January 2020

    The Lancet: Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study

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  405. 31 January 2020

    Clinical Chemistry: Molecular diagnosis of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) causing an outbreak of pneumonia

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  406. 29 January 2020

    The New England Journal of Medicine: Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China, of Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia

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  407. 27 January 2020

    HKUMed: HKUMed WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control releases real-time nowcast on the likely extent of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, and forecasts domestic and international spread – UPDATE

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  408. 24 January 2020

    The Lancet: A familial cluster of pneumonia associated with the 2019 novel coronavirus indicating person-to-person transmission: a study of a family cluster

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  409. 22 January 2020

    Eurosurveillance: Real-time tentative assessment of the epidemiological characteristics of novel coronavirus infections in Wuhan, China, as at 22 January 2020

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  410. 23 January 2020

    Eurosurveillance: Detection of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by real-time RT-PCR

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  411. 21 January 2020

    HKUMed: Statistical Tool for Predictive Analytics to Provide Real Time Estimates

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  412. 21 January 2020

    HKUMed: HKUMed WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control releases real-time nowcast on the likely extent of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, domestic and international spread with the forecast for chunyun

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  413. 18 January 2020

    Journal of Hospital Infection: Preparedness and proactive infection control measures against the emerging novel coronavirus in China

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  414. 16 January 2020

    WHO: Detection of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in suspected human cases by RT-PCR

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