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The Adjuvanted Recombinant Zoster Vaccine Confers Long-term Protection Against Herpes Zoster: Interim Results of an Extension Study of the Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trials (ZOE-50 and ZOE-70).

Céline Boutry, Andrew Hastie, Javier Diez-Domingo, Juan Carlos Tinoco, Chong-Jen Yu, Charles Andrews, Jean Beytout, Covadonga Caso, Huey-Shinn Cheng, Hee Jin Cheong, Eun Ju Choo, Dan Curiac, Emmanuel Di Paolo, Marc Dionne, Tamara Eckermann, Meral Esen, Murdo Ferguson, Wayne Ghesquiere, Shinn-Jang Hwang, Thiago Junqueira Avelino-Silva, Pavel Kosina, Chiu-Shong Liu, Jukka Markkula, Beate Moeckesch, Cláudia Murta de Oliveira, Dae Won Park, Karlis Pauksens, Paola Pirrotta, Georg Plassmann, Carol Pretswell, Lars Rombo, Bruno Salaun, Johan Sanmartin Berglund, Isabelle Schenkenberger, Tino Schwarz, Meng Shi, Benita Ukkonen, Toufik Zahaf, Cristiano Zerbini, Anne Schuind, Anthony L Cunningham, ,

<h4>Background</h4>This is an ongoing follow-up study (NCT02723773) evaluating persistence of efficacy and immune responses for six additional years in adults vaccinated with the glycoprotein E (gE)-based adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV) at ≥50 years of age in two pivotal efficacy trials (ZOE-50/70). The present interim analysis was performed after ≥2 ... Read more >>

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Prevention of COVID-19 by mRNA-based vaccines within the general population of California.

Kristin L Andrejko, Jake Pry, Jennifer F Myers, Nicholas P Jewell, John Openshaw, James Watt, Seema Jain, Joseph A Lewnard, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Estimates of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness under real-world conditions, and understanding of barriers to uptake, are necessary to inform vaccine rollout.<h4>Methods</h4>We enrolled cases (testing positive) and controls (testing negative) from among the population whose SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic test results from 24 February-29 April 2021 were reported to the California Department of ... Read more >>

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Remediation of Mucorales-contaminated Healthcare Linens at a Laundry Facility Following an Investigation of a Case Cluster of Hospital-acquired Mucormycosis.

Alexander J Sundermann, Cornelius J Clancy, A William Pasculle, Guojun Liu, Shaoji Cheng, Richard B Cumbie, Eileen Driscoll, Ashley Ayres, Lisa Donahue, Michael Buck, Andrew Streifel, Carlene A Muto, M Hong Nguyen,

<h4>Background</h4>In an investigation of hospital-acquired mucormycosis cases among transplant recipients, healthcare linens (HCLs) delivered to our center were found to be contaminated with Mucorales. We describe an investigation and remediation of Mucorales contamination at the laundry supplying our center.<h4>Methods</h4>We performed monthly RODAC cultures of HCLs upon hospital arrival, and conducted ... Read more >>

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Chronic disease and immunosuppression increase the risk for non-vaccine serotype pneumococcal disease - a nationwide population-based study.

Pontus Naucler, Ilias Galanis, Alexandros Petropoulos, Fredrik Granath, Eva Morfeldt, Åke Örtqvist, Birgitta Henriques-Normark,

<h4>Background</h4>Demography is changing, with people living longer with comorbidities. In this nationwide population-based study, we investigated the serotype-specific invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) risk in individuals with comorbidities, and effects of the pneumococcal conjugated vaccine (PCV) child immunization program.<h4>Methods</h4>Cases included 14096 serotyped IPD episodes in Sweden between 2006-2015. Controls (n=137289), matched ... Read more >>

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Vikela Ekhaya: a novel, community-based, tuberculosis contact management program in a high burden setting.

Alexander W Kay, Micaela Sandoval, Godwin Mtetwa, Musa Mkhabela, Banele Ndlovu, Tara Devezin, Welile Sikhondze, Debrah Vambe, Joyce Sibanda, Gloria S Dube, Robert H Stevens, Bhekumusa Lukhele, Anna M Mandalakas,

<h4>Background</h4>The prevention of tuberculosis (TB) in child contacts of TB cases and people living with HIV is a public health priority, but global access to TB preventive therapy (TPT) remains low. In 2019, we implemented Vikela Ekhaya, a novel community-based TB contact management program in Eswatini designed to reduce barriers ... Read more >>

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The effects of malaria in pregnancy on neurocognitive development in children at one and six years of age in Benin: a prospective mother-child cohort.

Amanda Garrison, Michael J Boivin, Nadine Fiévet, Roméo Zoumenou, Jules M Alao, Achille Massougbodji, Michel Cot, Florence Bodeau-Livinec,

<h4>Background</h4>Malaria in pregnancy (MiP) contributes significantly to infant mortality rates in Sub-Saharan Africa and has consequences on survivors, such as pre-term birth and low birth weight. However, its impact on long-term neurocognitive development in children remains unknown.<h4>Methods</h4>Our prospective cohort included pregnant women and their live-born singletons from the Malaria in ... Read more >>

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Dynamics of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Israel in Children and Adults in the PCV13 Era: A Nationwide Prospective Surveillance.

Shalom Ben-Shimol, Gili Regev-Yochay, Noga Givon-Lavi, Bart Adriaan Van Der Beek, Tal Brosh-Nissimov, Avi Peretz, Orli Megged, Ron Dagan, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Following 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) implementation in infants worldwide, overall and vaccine-type invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) rates declined in children, with variable indirect impact on adults.<h4>Methods</h4>A population-based, prospective, nationwide active surveillance of IPD in Israel, 2004-2019 (for adults ≥18 years, 2009-2019). The 7-valent PCV (PCV7)/PCV13 were implemented in Israel ... Read more >>

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Prediction rules for ruling out endocarditis in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.

Thomas W van der Vaart, Jan M Prins, Robin Soetekouw, Gitte van Twillert, Jan Veenstra, Bjorn L Herpers, Wouter Rozemeijer, Rogier R Jansen, Marc J M Bonten, Jan T M van der Meer,

<h4>Background</h4>Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is in 10% to 20% of cases complicated by infective endocarditis (SA-IE). Clinical prediction scores may select SAB patients at highest risk for endocarditis, improving the diagnostic process of endocarditis. We compared the accuracy of the POSITIVE, PREDICT and VIRSTA scores for classifying the likelihood of ... Read more >>

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Deliberation, Dissent, and Distrust: Understanding distinct drivers of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the United States.

Khai Hoan Tram, Sahar Saeed, Cory Bradley, Branson Fox, Ingrid Eshun-Wilson, Aaloke Mody, Elvin Geng,

<h4>Background</h4>Despite the availability of safe and efficacious COVID-19 vaccines, a significant proportion of the American public remains unvaccinated and does not appear immediately interested in receiving the vaccine.<h4>Methods</h4>In this study, we analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey, a biweekly cross-sectional survey of U.S. households. We estimated ... Read more >>

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Chest X-ray analysis with deep learning-based software as a triage test for pulmonary tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy.

Gamuchirai Tavaziva, Miriam Harris, Syed K Abidi, Coralie Geric, Marianne Breuninger, Keertan Dheda, Aliasgar Esmail, Monde Muyoyeta, Klaus Reither, Arman Majidulla, Aamir J Khan, Jonathon R Campbell, Pierre-Marie David, Claudia Denkinger, Cecily Miller, Ruvandhi Nathavitharana, Madhukar Pai, Andrea Benedetti, Faiz Ahmad Khan,

<h4>Background</h4>Automated radiologic analysis using computer-aided detection software (CAD) could facilitate chest X-ray (CXR) use in tuberculosis diagnosis. There is little to no evidence on the accuracy of commercially-available deep learning-based CAD in different populations, including patients with smear-negative tuberculosis and people living with HIV (PLWH).<h4>Methods</h4>We collected CXRs and individual patient ... Read more >>

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Neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants induced by natural infection or vaccination: a systematic review and pooled meta-analysis.

Xinhua Chen, Zhiyuan Chen, Andrew S Azman, Ruijia Sun, Wanying Lu, Nan Zheng, Jiaxin Zhou, Qianhui Wu, Xiaowei Deng, Zeyao Zhao, Xinghui Chen, Shijia Ge, Juan Yang, Daniel T Leung, Hongjie Yu,

Recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variants may pose a threat to immunity. A systematic landscape of neutralizing antibodies against emerging variants is needed. We systematically searched for studies that evaluated neutralizing antibodies titers induced by previous infection or vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 variants and collected individual data. We identified 106 studies meeting the ... Read more >>

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Identifying and Characterizing Trans women in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study as an Epidemiologically Distinct Risk Group.

Huyen Nguyen, Benjamin Hampel, David Garcia Nuñez, Manuel Battegay, Anna Hachfeld, Enos Bernasconi, Alexandra Calmy, Matthias Cavassini, Pietro Vernazza, Jacques Fellay, Hannes Rudolph, Michael Huber, Karoline Leuzinger, Matthieu Perreau, Alexandra Scherrer, Alban Nicolas Ramette, Sabine Yerly, Huldrych F Günthard, Roger D Kouyos, Katharina Kusejko, ,

<h4>Background</h4>As trans women are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic, and are still understudied, we aimed to identify and characterize the trans women in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS).<h4>Methods</h4>A combination of criteria from pre-existing cohort data was used to identify trans women. Information on socioeconomic factors, clinical data, risk ... Read more >>

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COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a Fitness Center - Minnesota, September-November 2020.

Tara Suhs, Daniel Gerlach, Jacob Garfin, Alexandra Lorentz, Melanie Firestone, Meghan Sherden, Katie Hackman, Talor Gray, Samantha Siebman, Haley Wienkes, Kelley Vilen, Xiong Wang, Kathy Como-Sabetti, Richard Danila, Kirk Smith, Carlota Medus,

The Minnesota Department of Health investigated a COVID-19 outbreak at a fitness center in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Twenty-three SARS-CoV-2 infections (five employees and 18 members) were identified. An epidemiological investigation supported by whole genome sequencing demonstrated that transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurred at the fitness center despite following recommended prevention strategies. ... Read more >>

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Effects of treatment of COVID-19 with convalescent plasma in 25 B-cell depleted patients.

Arvind Gharbharan, Corine H GeurtsvanKessel, Carlijn C E Jordans, Marc Blaauw, Marjolein van der Klift, Robert-Jan Hassing, Marijn Smits-Zwinkels, Maaike Meertens, Ella C van den Hout, Anne Marie de Man, Ilse Hageman, Susanne Bogers, C Ellen van der Schoot, Francis Swaneveld, Adam A Anas, Casper Rokx, Bart J A Rijnders,

25 B-cell depleted patients (24 following anti-CD19/20 therapy) diagnosed with COVID-19, had been symptomatic for a median of 26 days but remained antibody negative. All were treated with convalescent plasma with high neutralizing antibody titers. 21 (84%) recovered, indicating the potential therapeutic effects of this therapy in this particular population. ... Read more >>

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The BNT162b2 mRNA Vaccine Elicits Robust Humoral and Cellular Immune Responses in People Living with HIV.

Bezawit A Woldemeskel, Andrew H Karaba, Caroline C Garliss, Evan J Beck, Kristy H Wang, Oliver Laeyendecker, Andrea L Cox, Joel N Blankson,

Previous studies have shown that certain vaccines induce suboptimal responses in people living with HIV (PLWH). However, responses to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines have not been fully characterized in these patients. Here we show that the BNT162b2 vaccine induces robust immune responses comparable to responses in healthy donors. ... Read more >>

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Longitudinal assessment of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and uptake among frontline medical workers in Los Angeles, California.

Megan Halbrook, Adva Gadoth, Rachel Martin-Blais, Ashley N Gray, Saman Kashani, Clayton Kazan, Brian Kane, Nicole H Tobin, Kathie G Ferbas, Grace M Aldrovandi, Anne W Rimoin,

<h4>Background</h4>Sentiments of vaccine hesitancy and distrust in public health institutions have complicated the government-led COVID-19 vaccine control strategy in the United States. As the first to receive the vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine attitudes among front line workers are consequential for COVID-19 control and public opinion of the vaccine.<h4>Methods</h4>This study employed a ... Read more >>

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Patient access in fourteen high-income countries to new antibacterials approved by the FDA, EMA, PMDA, or Health Canada, 2010-2020.

Kevin Outterson, Ebiowei S F Orubu, John Rex, Christine Årdal, Muhammad H Zaman,

<h4>Background</h4>Inaccessibility of medicines in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is a frequent challenge. Yet it is typically assumed that high-income countries have complete access to the full arsenal of medicines. This study tests this assumption for new antibacterials, which are saved as a last resort in order to prevent the ... Read more >>

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Moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics, cardiac safety, and dosing for the treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in children.

Kendra K Radtke, Anneke C Hesseling, J L Winckler, Heather R Draper, Belen P Solans, Stephanie Thee, Lubbe Wiesner, Louvina E van der Laan, Barend Fourie, James Nielsen, H Simon Schaaf, Radojka M Savic, Anthony J Garcia-Prats,

<h4>Background</h4>Moxifloxacin is a priority recommended drug for rifampin-resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB) treatment, but there is limited pediatric pharmacokinetic and safety data, especially in young children. We characterize moxifloxacin population pharmacokinetics, QT-interval prolongation and evaluate optimal dosing in children with RR-TB.<h4>Methods</h4>Pharmacokinetic data were pooled from two observational studies in South African children ... Read more >>

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An Update on SARS-CoV-2 Diversity in the United States National Capital Region: Evolution of Novel and Variants of Concern.

C Paul Morris, Chun Huai Luo, Adannaya Amadi, Matthew Schwartz, Nicholas Gallagher, Stuart C Ray, Andrew Pekosz, Heba H Mostafa,

<h4>Background</h4>SARS-CoV-2 Variants concerning for enhanced transmission, evasion of immune responses, or associated with severe disease have motivated the global increase in genomic surveillance. In this study, large scale whole genome sequencing was performed between November 2020 and end of March 2021 to provide a phylodynamic analysis of circulating variants over-time. ... Read more >>

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Association of Adverse Events with Antibiotic Treatment for Urinary Tract Infection.

Anne M Butler, Michael J Durkin, Matthew R Keller, Yinjiao Ma, William G Powderly, Margaret A Olsen,

<h4>Background</h4>Little is known about the relative harms of different antibiotic regimens prescribed to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). We sought to compare the risk of adverse events associated with commonly-used oral antibiotic regimens for the outpatient treatment of uncomplicated UTI.<h4>Methods</h4>We identified 1,169,033 otherwise healthy, non-pregnant women aged 18-44 years ... Read more >>

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Reducing influenza virus transmission: the value of antiviral treatment.

Frederick G Hayden, Jason Asher, Benjamin J Cowling, Aeron C Hurt, Hideyuki Ikematsu, Klaus Kuhlbusch, Annabelle Lemenuel-Diot, Zhanwei Du, Lauren Ancel Meyers, Pedro A Piedra, Takahiro Takazono, Hui-Ling Yen, Arnold S Monto,

Prompt antiviral treatment has the potential to reduce influenza virus transmission to close contacts, but rigorous data on the magnitude of treatment effects on transmission are limited. Animal model data indicate that rapid reductions in viral replication following antiviral treatment reduce the risk of transmission. Observational and clinical trial data ... Read more >>

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SARS-CoV-2 cumulative incidence, United States, August-December 2020.

Patrick Sean Sullivan, Aaron J Siegler, Kayoko Shioda, Eric W Hall, Heather Bradley, Travis Sanchez, Nicole Luisi, Mariah Valentine-Graves, Kristin N Nelson, Mansour Fahimi, Amanda Kamali, Charles Sailey, Benjamin A Lopman,

<h4>Background</h4>Reported COVID-19 cases underestimate SARS-CoV-2 infections. We conducted a national probability survey of US households to estimate the cumulative incidence adjusted for antibody waning.<h4>Methods</h4>From August-December 2020, a multistage random sample of US addresses were mailed a survey and materials to self-collect nasal swabs and dried blood spots. One adult household ... Read more >>

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Candidemia and Severe COVID-19 - Which Risk Factors are Modifiable?

Todd McCarty,

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Anogenital HPV Infection, Seroprevalence, and Risk Factors for HPV Seropositivity Among Sexually Active Men Enrolled in a Global HPV Vaccine Trial.

Joseph E Tota, Anna R Giuliano, Stephen E Goldstone, Brady Dubin, Alfred Saah, Alain Luxembourg, Christine Velicer, Joel M Palefsky,

<h4>Background</h4>In men, human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer incidence is rising, but data regarding male HPV infection and seroprevalence are available from only a few countries.<h4>Methods</h4>This analysis of a global HPV vaccine trial evaluated baseline data from 1399 HIV-negative heterosexual men (HM) and men who have sex with men (MSM). Key objectives ... Read more >>

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Incidence of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection among Hospitalized Adults, 2017-2020.

Angela R Branche, Lisa Saiman, Edward E Walsh, Ann R Falsey, William D Sieling, William Greendyke, Derick R Peterson, Celibell Y Vargas, Matthew Phillips, Lyn Finelli,

<h4>Background</h4>Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection causes acute respiratory illness and triggers exacerbations of cardiopulmonary disease. Estimates of RSV incidence in hospitalized adults range widely, and few data exist on incidence in adults with comorbidities that increase the risk of severe disease. We conducted a prospective, population-based, surveillance study to estimate ... Read more >>

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