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08/30/2020

Hot Topics of the Day are picked by experts to capture the latest information and publications on public health genomics and precision health for various diseases and health topics. Sources include published scientific literature, reviews, blogs and popular press articles.

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SciLens News Platform: A System for Real-Time Evaluation of News Articles
A Romanou et al, ARXIV, AUgust 27, 2020

Multiscale Dynamic Human Mobility Flow Dataset in the U.S. during the COVID-19 Epidemic
Y Kang et al, ARXIV, August 27, 2020

A Scalable, Easy-to-Deploy, Protocol for Cas13-Based Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Material
JN Rauch et al, BIORXIV, August 29 2020

A Fast and Accessible Method for the Isolation of RNA, DNA, and Protein to Facilitate the Detection of SARS-CoV-2
JC Ponce-Rojas et al, BIORXIV, August 29, 2020

SARS-Coronavirus-2 nucleocapsid protein measured in blood using a Simoa ultra-sensitive immunoassay differentiates COVID-19 infection with high clinical sensitivity.
D Shan et al, MEDRXIV, August 28, 2020

Using mobile phone data for epidemiological simulations of lockdowns: government interventions, behavioral changes, and resulting changes of reinfections
SM Muller et al, MEDRXIV, August 28, 2020

Laboratory findings associated with severe illness and mortality among hospitalized individuals with coronavirus disease 2019 in Eastern Massachusetts
VM Castro et al, MEDRXIV, August 28, 2020

Resolvin D1 and D2 reduce SARS-Cov-2-induced inflammation in cystic fibrosis macrophages
A Rechiutti et al, BIORXIV, August 28, 2020

Sequence analysis of Indian SARS-CoV-2 isolates shows a stronger interaction of mutated receptor binding domain with ACE2 receptor
P Dash et al, BIORXIV, August 28, 2020

Large Study Links Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis to Severe COVID-19
Reuters, August 27, 2020

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities disproportionately affected by COVID-19
NIH, August 28, 2020 Brand

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs). Many people with IDD who require in-person care have lost the support of trained caregivers and community service providers. CDC has issued guidelines for group homes, schools, and others entrusted with the care of people with IDD.


Disclaimer: Articles listed in Hot Topics of the Day are selected by the CDC Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health to provide current awareness of the scientific literature and news. Inclusion in the update does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article's methods or findings. CDC and DHHS assume no responsibility for the factual accuracy of the items presented. The selection, omission, or content of items does not imply any endorsement or other position taken by CDC or DHHS. Opinion, findings and conclusions expressed by the original authors of items included in the Clips, or persons quoted therein, are strictly their own and are in no way meant to represent the opinion or views of CDC or DHHS. References to publications, news sources, and non-CDC Websites are provided solely for informational purposes and do not imply endorsement by CDC or DHHS.
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