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    • Assessing the impact of lockdown on atmospheric ozone pollution amid the first half of 2020 in shenyang, china 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Wang L.; Wang J.; Fang C.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: During the eruption of COVID-19, a citywide lockdown was executed from 26 January to 23 March 2020, in Shenyang, in which the ozone pollution has recorded significant variations. This paper mainly anatomized the comprehensive ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , HYSPLIT , Lockdown , Ozone , Pollution events , Trajectory channelaerosol , air quality , air quality index , air quality standard , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , Bohai Sea , China , concentration (parameter) , controlled study , extreme weather , high temperature , humidity , Inner Mongolia , low temperature , oxidation , particulate matter 10 , particulate matter 2.5 , pollutant , pollution transport , Russian Federation , suburban area , wind speed ,
    • Infection and risk perception of sars-cov-2 among airport workers: A mixed methods study 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Malagón-Rojas J.; Parra E.L.B.; Mercado M.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: This is a mixed-methods research study carried out on a cohort of airport workers during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. We used quantitative and qualitative methods to describe the infection and risk perception of SARS-CoV-2 in ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , COVID-19 , Mixed methods , Occupational health , Public health , SARS-CoV-2 , Workers2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , cohort analysis , Colombia , demography , descriptive research , disease transmission , epidemiological data , female , hazard assessment , health care policy , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , major clinical study , male , occupational hazard , occupational safety , qualitative analysis , quantitative analysis , traffic and transport , workplace ,
    • Recommendations for use of antigenic tests in the diagnosis of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection in the second pandemic wave: Attitude in different clinical settings 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Candel F.J.; Barreiro P.; Román J.S.; Abanades J.C.; Barba R.; Barberán J.; Bibiano C.; Canora J.; Cantón R.; Calvo C.; Carretero M.; Cava F.; Delgado R.; García-Rodríguez J.; Del Castillo J.G.; de Villaumbrosia C.G.; Hernández M.; Losa J
      Published: Sociedad Espanola de Quiminoterapia
      Summary: The high transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 before and short-ly after the onset of symptoms suggests that only diagnos-ing and isolating symptomatic patients may not be sufficient to interrupt the spread of infection; therefore, ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Antigenic test , COVID-19 , Diagnosis , Emergency departments , Microbiology , Nursing home and long-term facilities , PCR , Pediatrics , Primary care , SARS-COV-2algorithm , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , childhood disease , community , diagnostic value , emergency , health center , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , microbiological examination , molecular diagnosis , nasopharyngeal swab , Coronavirus Disease 2019 , Coronavirus Disease-19 , COVID 19 , nCoV 2019 disease , preservation and storage , primary medical care , Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 , sociosanitary center , Spain , specimen handling , swabbing , virus detection ,
    • Risks of aerosol contamination in dental procedures during the second wave of COVID-19—experience and proposals of innovative IPC in dental practice 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Gandolfi M.G.; Zamparini F.; Spinelli A.; Sambri V.; Prati C.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: Dental-care workers operate very close to the patient’s mouth and are at high risk of contamination by SARS-CoV-2. Droplets may be contaminated by patient’s saliva and exhaled breath particles. All asymptomatic patients ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Aerosol , Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) diffusion , Dental chair unit , Dental offices , Droplets , SARS-CoV-2 infection , Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2aerosol transmission , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , dental clinic , dental device , diagnostic procedure , droplet transmission , exposure , health care personnel , health hazard , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , Coronavirus Disease 2019 , Coronavirus Disease-19 , COVID 19 , nCoV 2019 disease , protective equipment , risk reduction , salivary diagnostics , Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 , virus detection , virus transmission ,
    • Impact of COVID-19 on quality of life in people with epilepsy, and a multinational comparison of clinical and psychological impacts 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Koh M.-Y.; Lim K.-S.; Fong S.-L.; Khor S.-B.; Tan C.-T.
      Published: Academic Press Inc.
      Summary: Background: This study aimed to determine the relationship among the clinical, logistic, and psychological impacts of COVID-19 on people with epilepsy (PWE), and the impact of COVID-19 on the quality of life. Method: This ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Anxiety , COVID-19 , Depression , Epilepsy , Quality of life , Seizure control2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , controlled study , depression , emergency ward , female , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , major clinical study , mental stress , psychological aspect , questionnaire , sleep ,
    • Foresight for the fitness sector: Results from a european delphi study and its relevance in the time of COVID-19 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Moustakas L.; Szumilewicz A.; Mayo X.; Thienemann E.; Grant A.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: The fitness sector is an essential player in the promotion of physical activity and healthy behaviour in Europe. However, the sector is confronted with numerous socio-demographic trends that will shape its ability to be ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Delphi study , Europe , Exercise , Fitness , ForesightSARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , brainstorming , digital technology , employment , health care delivery , health care policy , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , interpersonal communication , mental health , professionalism , qualitative analysis , quality of life , social behavior , World Health Organization ,
    • COVID-19 down under: Australia’s initial pandemic experience 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Cook M.J.; Dri G.G.; Logan P.; Tan J.B.; Flahault A.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: The following case study aims to provide a broad overview of the initial Australian epidemiological situation of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. We provide a case presentation of Australia’s current ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Acute respiratory disease , Australia , Case study , Country economy , COVID-19 , Epidemiology , Exit strategies , Mathematical modelling , Media coverage , Non pharmaceutical intervention , Novel coronavirus , Social political disruptionadolescent , 2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , aged , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , Australia , clinical outcome , demography , disease transmission , female , government , health care system , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , mathematical model , prediction , time factor ,
    • Emerging pharmacological therapies for ARDS: COVID-19 and beyond 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Horie S.; McNicholas B.; Rezoagli E.; Pham T.; Curley G.; McAuley D.; O’Kane C.; Nichol A.; dos Santos C.; Rocco P.R.M.; Bellani G.; Laffey J.G.
      Published: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
      Summary: ARDS, first described in 1967, is the commonest form of acute severe hypoxemic respiratory failure. Despite considerable advances in our knowledge regarding the pathophysiology of ARDS, insights into the biologic mechanisms ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Acute respiratory distress syndrome , Acute respiratory failure , Coronavirus , Mesenchymal stromal cells , Pharmacologic therapyanticoagulant therapy , anticoagulation , antiviral therapy , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , clinical trial (topic) , drug targeting , endothelial dysfunction , fibrinolytic therapy , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , immunomodulation , immunotherapy , mesenchymal stem cell transplantation , mesenchymal stroma cell , Coronavirus Disease 2019 , Coronavirus Disease-19 , COVID 19 , nCoV 2019 disease , pleiotropy , preclinical study , signal transduction ,
    • Radiographic and chest CT imaging presentation and follow-up of COVID-19 pneumonia: a multicenter experience from an endemic area 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Vernuccio F.; Giambelluca D.; Cannella R.; Lombardo F.P.; Panzuto F.; Midiri M.; Cabassa P.
      Published: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
      Summary: COVID-19 has infected more than 2 million people in the world in less than 5 months outbreak. Chest imaging is recommended for triage of suspected cases of COVID-19 with moderate-severe clinical features and high pre-test ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) , Coronavirus infections , CT , Pulmonary embolism , SARS-CoV-22019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , 2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 respiratory distress syndrome , aged , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , bronchiectasis , bronchography , clinical SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , computed tomographic angiography , coughing , dyspnea , endemic disease , endotracheal intubation , fever , follow up , ground glass opacity , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , hypertension , hypotension , intensive care unit , lung consolidation , lung embolism , lung fibrosis , lung lobe , lymphocytopenia , male , middle aged , multicenter study , Coronavirus Disease 2019 , Coronavirus Disease-19 , COVID 19 , nCoV 2019 disease , patient care , pleura effusion , priority journal , right lung , Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 , very elderly , X ray film ,
    • Clinical features in 52 patients with COVID-19 who have increased leukocyte count: a retrospective analysis 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Zhao K.; Li R.; Wu X.; Zhao Y.; Wang T.; Zheng Z.; Zeng S.; Ding X.; Nie H.
      Published: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
      Summary: Recent reports have showed that a proportion of patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) presented elevated leukocyte count. Clinical data about these patients is scarce. We aimed to evaluate the clinical findings ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Clinical features , COVID-19 , Increased leukocyte count2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , artificial ventilation , breathing rate , China , chronic disease , clinical outcome , comparative study , controlled study , coughing , critical illness , death , demography , diarrhea , dyspnea , evaluation study , fatigue , female , fever , headache , heart rate , hemoptysis , hospital admission , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 cell , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 tissue , intensive care unit , leukocytosis , major clinical study , male , middle aged , mortality rate , myalgia , nausea and vomiting , pneumonia , priority journal , retrospective study , rhinorrhea , sore throat , sputum , systolic blood pressure , thorax radiography ,
    • Associations between covid-19-related digital health literacy and online information-seeking behavior among portuguese university students 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Rosário R.; Martins M.R.O.; Augusto C.; Silva M.J.; Martins S.; Duarte A.; Fronteira I.; Ramos N.; Okan O.; Dadaczynski K.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: We aim to evaluate the associations between digital health literacy (DHL) related to COVID-19 and online information-seeking behavior among university students. Methods: A total of 3.084 students (75.7% women), with an ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , COVID-19 , Digital health literacy , Information-seeking behavior , University students2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , confirmatory factor analysis , controlled study , cross-sectional study , disease association , female , health care delivery , health care disparity , health equity , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , logistic regression analysis , major clinical study , male , online system , Portuguese (citizen) , sex difference , social interaction , sociology , university student , young 2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 ,
    • Dentists’ knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of infection control measures during COVID-19 outbreak: A cross-sectional study in Saudi Arabia 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Mustafa R.M.; Alshali R.Z.; Bukhary D.M.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: As antiviral vaccines are still pending for the COVID-19 disease, improving dentists’ knowledge and prevention measures is important. This study aimed to assess dentists’ knowledge, attitude, and perception of COVID-19 in ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Coronavirus , Dentists , Pandemics , Saudi Arabia , Surveys and questionnaires2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , age distribution , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , clinical practice , controlled study , coughing , cross-sectional study , demography , dental procedure , disease transmission , dyspnea , female , fever , health education , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , incubation time , major clinical study , male , middle aged , perception , practice guideline , questionnaire , reliability , Saudi Arabia , young 2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 ,
    • South korean nurses’ experiences with patient care at a covid-19-designated hospital: Growth after the frontline battle against an infectious disease pandemic 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Lee N.; Lee H.-J.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus that quickly spread worldwide, resulting in a global pandemic. Healthcare professionals coming into close contact with COVID-19 patients experience mental ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , COVID-19 , Nursing care , Occupational stress , Pandemics , Post-traumatic growth , Qualitative researchadaptation , ambivalence , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , coping behavior , daily life activity , data analysis , hospital management , hospital policy , infection control , job stress , methodology , morality , phenomenology , posttraumatic growth (psychology) , qualitative research , South Korea , South Korean , telephone interview ,
    • Situation of india in the COVID-19 pandemic: India’s initial pandemic experience 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Siddiqui A.F.; Wiederkehr M.; Rozanova L.; Flahault A.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: In this article, we investigate the impact of COVID-19 through screening and surveillance methods adopted in India, as well as the potential health system, social, political, and economic consequences. The research was ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Case study , Coronavirus , COVID-19 , Economic impact , Epidemiology , Global health , Health systems , India , Non-pharmaceutical interventions , Social disruptionSARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , case study , disease surveillance , economics , global health , health care , health care cost , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , mass screening , politics , quarantine , social aspect ,
    • Source apportionment of ambient black carbon during the COVID-19 lockdown 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Anil I.; Alagha O.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: Black carbon (BC) particles being emitted from mobile and stationary emission sources as a result of combustion activities have significant impacts on human health and climate change. A lot of social activities have been ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Black carbon , COVID-19 , Lockdown , SARS-CoV-2 , Source apportionmentSARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , atmospheric dispersion , Bahrain , biomass , concentration (parameter) , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , Iran , Iraq , Kuwait , meteorological phenomena , Persian Gulf , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , statistical analysis , United Arab Emirates ,
    • Testing of the inhibitory effects of loratadine and desloratadine on SARS-CoV-2 spike pseudotyped virus viropexis 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Hou Y.; Ge S.; Li X.; Wang C.; He H.; He L.
      Published: Elsevier Ireland Ltd
      Summary: Currently, there is an urgent need to find a treatment for the highly infectious coronavirus disease (COVID-19). However, the development of a new, effective, and safe vaccine or drug often requires years and poses great ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , ACE2 , COVID-19 , Desloratadine , Loratadine , SARS-CoV-2SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , binding affinity , cell membrane , chromatography , controlled study , gene overexpression , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 cell , hydrogen bond , in vitro study , molecular docking , protein expression , surface plasmon resonance ,
    • Use of the SARS-CoV-2 antigen detection test in nasopharyngeal swab for the control of COVID-19 infection 

      Type: Editorial
      Author(s): Dolores Folgueira López M.
      Published: Sociedad Espanola de Quiminoterapia
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , editorial , infection control ,
    • Psychological impact of the quarantine-induced stress during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak among Italian athletes 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Di Cagno A.; Buonsenso A.; Baralla F.; Grazioli E.; Di Martino G.; Lecce E.; Calcagno G.; Fiorilli G.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: The 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak caused home confinement, as well as training and sport competitions withdrawals. The prolonged inactivity impact, and lack of in-person interactions among teammates-coaches, could ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Adaptation process , COVID-19 restrictions , Pandemic , Psychological distress , Sportadolescent , 2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , avoidance behavior , child , competition , controlled study , distress syndrome , elite athlete , epidemic , female , geography , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , Impact of Events Scale , Italian (citizen) , major clinical study , male , sex difference , team sport ,
    • A new social network scale for detecting depressive symptoms in older Japanese adults 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Bae S.; Harada K.; Chiba I.; Makino K.; Katayama O.; Lee S.; Shinkai Y.; Shimada H.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: Social engagement and networking deter depression among older adults. During the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults are especially at risk of isolation from face-to-face and non-face-to-face interactions. We developed the ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Depressive symptoms , Older adults , Social network scale , Social relationships2019 Novel Coronavirus , 2019-nCoV Disease , 2019-nCoV Infection , Coronavirus Disease 19 , aged , SARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , cohort analysis , controlled study , family , female , friend , Geriatric Depression Scale , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , logistic regression analysis , major clinical study , male , online social network , predictive validity , prevalence , receiver operating characteristic , satisfaction , social interaction , very elderly ,
    • Can socioeconomic, health, and safety data explain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak on brazilian federative units? 

      Type: Article
      Author(s): Galvan D.; Effting L.; Cremasco H.; Conte-Junior C.A.
      Published: MDPI AG
      Summary: Infinite factors can influence the spread of COVID-19. Evaluating factors related to the spread of the disease is essential to point out measures that take effect. In this study, the influence of 14 variables was assessed ...
      Subject(s): COVID-19 , Artificial neural networks , Coronavirus disease , Developing country , Index development index , SARS-CoV-2 , VentilatorSARS CoV 2 Infection , SARS-CoV-2 Infection , Wuhan coronavirus infection , SARS Coronavirus 2 Infection , artificial neural network , Brazil , controlled study , developing country , epidemic , funding , geographic distribution , government , hand washing , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 , Novel coronavirus 2019 disease , novel coronavirus disease 2019 , novel coronavirus infection 2019 Development Index , infection control , influenza (drug therapy , prevention) , influenza vaccination , intensive care unit , major clinical study , mechanical ventilator , mortality , nurse , physician , polymerase chain reaction , protective equipment , rapid test , Self Organizing Map algorithm , statistical parameters ,