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    • Clinical trials on drug repositioning for COVID-19 treatment 

      Rosa, Sandro G. Viveiros; Santos, Wilson C. (2020-03)
      [ABSTRACT]. The World Health Organization (WHO) was informed on December 2019 about a coronavirus pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province (China). Subsequently, on March 12, 2020, 125,048 cases and 4,614 deaths were ...
    • COVID-19 and newborn health: systematic review 

      Duran, Pablo; Berman, Stephen; Niermeyer, Susan; Jaenisch, Thomas; Forster, Thais; Gomez Ponce de Leon, Rodolfo; De Mucio, Bremen; Serruya, Suzanne (2020-04)
      [Abstract]. Objective. To describe perinatal and neonatal outcomes in newborns exposed to SARS-CoV-2. Methods. A systematic review was conducted by searching PubMed Central, LILACS, and Google Scholar using the keywords ...
    • To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? Lack of evidence on the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in breastmilk of pregnant women with COVID-19 

      Martins-Filho, Paulo Ricardo; Santos, Victor Santana; Santos Jr., Hudson P. (2020-04)
      [Abstract]. A rapid systematic review was carried out to evaluate the current evidence related to the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in breast milk from pregnant women with COVID-19. Eight studies analyzing the presence of SARS-CoV-2 ...
    • Comparing South Korea and Italy’s healthcare systems and initiatives to combat COVID-19 

      Palaniappan, Ashwin; Dave, Udit; Gosine, Brandon (2020-04)
      [Abstract]. Italy and South Korea have two distinctly different healthcare systems, causing them to respond to public health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic in markedly different ways. Differences exist in medical ...
    • Recommendations for a safety dental care management during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic 

      Martins-Filho, Paulo Ricardo; de Gois-Santos, Vanessa Tavares; Tavares, Carolina Santos Souza; de Melo, Elisama Gomes Magalhães; do Nascimento-Júnior, Edmundo Marques; Santos, Victor Santana (2020-04)
      [ABSTRACT]. As the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is transmitted mainly through droplets, sneezes and aerosols, there is a high risk of transmission during dental procedures. This report ...
    • Coping with being cooped up: Social distancing during COVID-19 among 60+ in the United States 

      Emerson, Kerstin Gerst (2020-06)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. This study examined the impact of sheltering in place and social distancing among adults aged 60 and older during the 2020 outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States. Methods. Using convenience ...
    • COVID-19 pandemic in Panama: lessons of the unique risks and research opportunities for Latin America 

      Loaiza, Jose R.; Kosagisharaf, Rao; Eskildsen, Gilberto A.; Ortega-Barria, Eduardo; Miller, Matthew J.; Gittens, Rolando A. (2020-06)
      [ABSTRACT]. The Republic of Panama has the second most unequally distributed wealth in Central America, has recently entered the list of countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and has one of the largest testing rate ...
    • Epidemiological Update: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (23 June 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-06-23)
      All 54 countries/territories from the Region of the Americas have reported COVID-19 cases and deaths. As of 22 June, there are 4,437,946 cases and 224,207 deaths reported, nearly twice the reported cases (2,220,282 cases) ...
    • COVID-19 perinatal en América Latina 

      Sola, Augusto; Rodríguez, Susana; Cardetti, Marcelo; Dávila, Carmen (2020-07)
      [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Evaluar y reportar las características clínicas y los resultados de la infección por SARS-CoV-2 en mujeres embarazadas y recién nacidos en América Latina. Métodos. Estudio descriptivo basado en el ...
    • Epidemiological Alert: COVID-19 among indigenous peoples in the Americas (15 July 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-07-15)
      In the past 4 weeks, reported cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have continued to increase in most countries and territories in the Region of the Americas. In particular, there has been a rapid increase in cases in ...
    • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.17 (20 July 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-07-20)
      Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread has occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January ...
    • Maintaining Essential Services for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19 

      Pan American Health Organization; Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (NMH) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-07-20)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has had an extraordinary impact on people, economies, and health services. For people living with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the impact has included disruptions in access to health services at ...
    • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.18 (27 July 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-07-27)
      Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread has occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January ...
    • Epidemiological Alert: Dengue in the context of COVID-19 (28 July 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-07-28)
      In the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the potential seasonal increase in dengue cases in endemic countries represents a challenge for both the population at large and health service providers who would be ...
    • Epidemic trends, public health response and health system capacity: the Chilean experience in four months of the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Canals, Mauricio; Cuadrado, Cristóbal; Canals, Andrea; Yohannessen, Karla; Lefio, Luis A.; Bertoglia, Maria P.; Eguiguren, Pamela; Siches, Izkia; Iglesias, Verónica; Arteaga, Oscar (2020-08)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To report the surveillance of COVID-19 pandemic in Chile and analyse the response to public health interventions implemented from 3 March to 30 June 2020 and to assess the risks of collapse of the ...
    • Uso de tecnologías en el lugar de atención para el manejo de la pandemia por COVID-19 en Colombia 

      Montenegro-López, Diego (2020-08)
      [RESUMEN]. Objetivo. Proponer un modelo de atención en salud que integra tecnologías que pueden emplearse en el lugar de atención (point-of-care) y técnicas de inteligencia artificial. Métodos. Se usó un modelo teórico en ...
    • A COVID-19 opportunity: Applying a systems approach to food security and noncommunicable diseases 

      Murphy, Madhuvanti M.; Guariguata, Leonor (2020-08)
      [Extract]. To the Editor, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are highly dependent on food imports from larger nations, with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Pacific islands combined importing almost $5 billion in ...
    • SARS-CoV-2 outbreak on the Caribbean islands of the Dutch Kingdom: a unique challenge 

      Maria, Priscilla; Jeung, Lung; Duits, Ashley; Busari, Jamiu (2020-08)
      [ABSTRACT]. As the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic progresses, countries are depending on one another to acquire knowledge regarding effective measures to contain the virus. Public ...
    • COVID-19 Situation Report, n.19 (3 August 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-08-03)
      Following an outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China, rapid community, regional and international spread has occurred with exponential growth in cases and deaths. On 30 January ...
    • Epidemiological Update: COVID-19 among indigenous peoples in the Americas (5 August 2020) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-08-05)
      Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Region of the Americas and until 2 August 2020, a cumulative total of 9,484,066 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 359,376 deaths, have been reported. Between 2 July ...