Research Article: COVID-19 and the role of 3D printing in medicine

Date Published: April 27, 2020 Publisher: Springer International Publishing Author(s): Rance Tino, Ryan Moore, Sam Antoline, Prashanth Ravi, Nicole Wake, Ciprian N. Ionita, Jonathan M. Morris, Summer J. Decker, Adnan Sheikh, Frank J. Rybicki, Leonid L. Chepelev. http://doi.org/10.1186/s41205-020-00064-7 Abstract Partial Text The recent impact of COVID-19 in Italy has caused regional shortages of key equipment, … Continue reading Research Article: COVID-19 and the role of 3D printing in medicine

Research Article: COVID-19: Are Africa’s diagnostic challenges blunting response effectiveness?

Date Published: April 17, 2020 Publisher: F1000 Research Limited Author(s): Francis Kobia, Jesse Gitaka. http://doi.org/10.12688/aasopenres.13061.1 Abstract Since its emergence in Wuhan, China in December 2019, novel Coronavirus disease – 2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread worldwide, achieving pandemic status on 11 th March, 2020. As of 1 st April 2020, COVID-19, which is caused by severe … Continue reading Research Article: COVID-19: Are Africa’s diagnostic challenges blunting response effectiveness?

Research Article: COVID-19 and food security in Africa: Building more resilient food systems

Date Published: June 26, 2020 Publisher: F1000 Research Limited Author(s): Helena Shilomboleni. http://doi.org/10.12688/aasopenres.13078.1 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility of our food systems. Despite increased efficiencies in producing and supplying large volumes of food, our current food systems have generated multiple adverse outcomes comprising high greenhouse gas emissions, persistent hunger, and livelihood stress … Continue reading Research Article: COVID-19 and food security in Africa: Building more resilient food systems

Research Article: COVID-19 and a novel initiative to improve safety by 3D printing personal protective equipment parts from computed tomography

Date Published: August 12, 2020 Publisher: Springer International Publishing Author(s): John J. Coté, John Haggstrom, Ranuga Vivekanandan, Kristin A. Coté, Daniel L. Real, David P. Weber, Anne Cheng, Nicholas G. Dubay, Robin Farias-Eisner. http://doi.org/10.1186/s41205-020-00073-6 Abstract Powered air-purifying respirators are in short supply and can break down with extended use. Replacement parts can become hard to … Continue reading Research Article: COVID-19 and a novel initiative to improve safety by 3D printing personal protective equipment parts from computed tomography

Research Article: The depressive state of Denmark during the COVID-19 pandemic

Date Published: April 22, 2020 Publisher: Cambridge University Press Author(s): Kim Mannemar Sønderskov, Peter Thisted Dinesen, Ziggi Ivan Santini, Søren Dinesen Østergaard. http://doi.org/10.1017/neu.2020.15 Abstract Partial Text The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (World Health Organization (WHO), 2020) is likely to have negative health consequences beyond those caused by the virus per se. As outlined in the recent … Continue reading Research Article: The depressive state of Denmark during the COVID-19 pandemic

Research Article: A 3D-printed nasopharyngeal swab for COVID-19 diagnostic testing

Date Published: August 15, 2020 Publisher: Springer International Publishing Author(s): Jonathan Ford, Todd Goldstein, Sean Trahan, Allison Neuwirth, Kyle Tatoris, Summer Decker. http://doi.org/10.1186/s41205-020-00076-3 Abstract The nasopharyngeal swab is a critical component of the COVID-19 testing kit. Supply chain remains greatly impacted by the pandemic. Teams from USF Health Radiology and Northwell Health System developed a … Continue reading Research Article: A 3D-printed nasopharyngeal swab for COVID-19 diagnostic testing

Research Article: Leveraging investments in Ebola preparedness for COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date Published: March 18, 2020 Publisher: F1000 Research Limited Author(s): Rodgers Ayebare, Peter Waitt, Stephen Okello, Mubaraka Kayiira, Maureen Atim Ajok, Irene Nakatudde, Nahid Bhadelia, Mohammed Lamorde. http://doi.org/10.12688/aasopenres.13052.1 Abstract The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in China and transmission to more than 80 territories worldwide, including nine countries in Africa, presents a delicate situation for low-resource settings. Countries … Continue reading Research Article: Leveraging investments in Ebola preparedness for COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research Article: Current and emerging diagnostic tests available for the novel COVID-19 global pandemic

Date Published: April 24, 2020 Publisher: F1000 Research Limited Author(s): Gerald Mboowa. http://doi.org/10.12688/aasopenres.13059.1 Abstract On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) upgraded the status of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak from epidemic to a global pandemic. This infection is caused by a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Several rapid diagnostic tests have been developed … Continue reading Research Article: Current and emerging diagnostic tests available for the novel COVID-19 global pandemic

Research Article: Correlates of critical illness-related encephalopathy predominate postmortem COVID-19 neuropathology

Date Published: August 26, 2020 Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg Author(s): Nikolaus Deigendesch, Lara Sironi, Michael Kutza, Sven Wischnewski, Vidmante Fuchs, Jürgen Hench, Angela Frank, Ronny Nienhold, Kirsten D. Mertz, Gieri Cathomas, Matthias S. Matter, Martin Siegemund, Markus Tolnay, Lucas Schirmer, Anne-Katrin Pröbstel, Alexandar Tzankov, Stephan Frank. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00401-020-02213-y Abstract Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00401-020-02213-y