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Background Performance of Rapid Antigen Tests for SARS-CoV-2 (Ag-RDT) varies over the course of an infection, and their performance is not well established among...

The first lady had been isolating in South Carolina while her family extended a summer vacation in...

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    Great to see the Biden’s following the science when it comes to their health & importantly here, the health of those around them 1st Lady, Jill Biden, like her husband, @POTUS, both waited to until testing negative on rapid tests to exit isolation https://t.co/oEndhwsgsO - view on twitter

The agency I used to lead is beset by slowness, impracticality, and lack of strategic thinking—but its mission is too essential to...

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    The CDC needs an overhaul @DrTomFrieden writes one of the best articles on the issue: “we would never subject ourselves to surgery by a doctor [with] only textbook familiarity… we shouldn’t accept a CDC workforce that lacks frontline experience…” https://t.co/fyqAShk4Rv - view on twitter

Knowledge of the incubation period is essential in the investigation and control of infectious disease, but statements of incubation period are often poorly referenced,...

Background: A monkeypox virus (MPXV) outbreak emerged in May 2022, affecting mostly men who have sex with men (MSM). Although most infections were characterized...

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    Detection of Monkeypox Virus in Anorectal Swabs From Asymptomatic Men Who Have Sex With Men in a Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Program in Paris, France https://t.co/FVVKUW123E - view on twitter

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    A remarkable study: Among ppl (Men who have sex with Men population) who had 0 symptoms of Monkeypox Screened as a part of a surveillance program A full 6.5% (13/200) were positive for Monkeypox - completely asymptomatic (but possible to transmit) https://t.co/eyi5hOHKMY - view on twitter

Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Rethinking Covid-19 Test Sensitivity — A Strategy for...

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    Remarkable day for COVID #rapidtests A Thread on @US_FDA NEW GUIDANCE! FDA finally recognized Sensitivity of test *REGIMEN* is as/more important than single test Sort of recognized virus load goes up & impacts Rapid Tests! Sounds familiar! (ca 2020) https://t.co/lIQB572pdQ 1/ - view on twitter

This systematic review and meta-analysis estimates the incubation periods of COVID-19 caused by various strains of...

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    IMPORTANT: SYMPTOMS START FOR 2 VERY DIFFERENT REASONS This is one of the Biggest OVERSIGHTS of the pandemic w MAJOR consequence This new Paper is a good example of this: We MUST consider that Incubation period Depends on Immune Status! 1/ https://t.co/5mUGQhHQjU - view on twitter

The FDA recommends repeat testing following a negative result to reduce the risk that a COVID-19 infection could be missed, whether or not you...

Neutralizing antibody levels peaked at 84% 1 to 3 months post-infection but stayed around 70% for 13...

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    Crazy The immune system is working exactly as expected in kids who get infected w SARS-CoV-2!! Neutralizing antibodies peak 1-3 months post infection Glad to see COVID still is following expectations for viruses that infect humans https://t.co/9sv6UxQBc4 - view on twitter

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