The First Record of Aedes vittatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Dominican Republic: Public Health Implications of a Potential Invasive Mosquito Species in the Americas

By |2021-01-15T13:02:32+00:00January 15th, 2021|

Abstract Aedes vittatus Bigot is distributed throughout Africa, tropical Asia, and southern Europe and occurs in sylvatic as well as peridomestic environments where it readily feeds on humans. Although [...]

Readmission and Death After Initial Hospital Discharge Among Patients With COVID-19 in a Large Multihospital System

By |2021-01-15T08:52:51+00:00January 3rd, 2021|

Although more patients are surviving severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), there are limited data on outcomes after initial hospitalization. We therefore measured the rate of readmission, reasons for [...]

Effect of High-Dose Trivalent vs Standard-Dose Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine on Mortality or Cardiopulmonary Hospitalization in Patients With High-risk Cardiovascular Disease

By |2021-01-15T08:53:11+00:00January 1st, 2021|

Question  Among patients with recent myocardial infarction or hospitalization for heart failure, is high-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine more effective than standard-dose quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine for reducing [...]

Persistent Functional Decline Following Hospitalization with Influenza or Acute Respiratory Illness

By |2021-01-01T09:09:27+00:00January 1st, 2021|

Background/objectives Influenza is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, particularly for older adults. Persistent functional decline following hospitalization has important impacts on older adults' wellbeing and independence, but has [...]