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Azithromycin in Hospitalised Patients with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial

By |2020-12-23T09:28:16+00:00December 23rd, 2020|

Background Azithromycin has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19 on the basis of its immunomodulatory actions. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of azithromycin in hospitalised patients [...]

Climate Change and Public Health Challenges in the Horn of Africa: The Need for Sustainable Leadership and Institutions

By |2020-12-21T09:49:15+00:00December 21st, 2020|

Abstract Accumulated indigenous knowledge and scientific data prove that climate change is real. In the Horn of Africa, climate change is unmistakably visible. Instead of rain coming seasonally, it [...]

Evaluation of Cloth Masks and Modified Procedure Masks as Personal Protective Equipment for the Public During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-12-21T09:34:02+00:00December 21st, 2020|

Question  What are the fitted filtration efficiencies (FFEs) of consumer-grade masks, improvised face coverings, and modified procedure masks commonly used during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic? Findings  In [...]

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Parental Attitudes and Concerns About School Reopening During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, July 2020

By |2020-12-21T09:31:10+00:00December 21st, 2020|

What is already known about this topic? Families and school districts face challenges balancing COVID-19 mitigation and school reopening. What is added by this report? Among parents of school-aged children who [...]

COVID-19 Mortality Among American Indian and Alaska Native Persons — 14 States, January–June 2020

By |2020-12-21T09:22:48+00:00December 21st, 2020|

What is already known about this topic? COVID-19 incidence is higher among American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) than among non-Hispanic Whites. In 2009, AI/ANs experienced disproportionately high pandemic influenza A(H1N1)–associated [...]