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Transmission potential of vaccinated and unvaccinated persons infected with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant in a federal prison, July—August 2021

The study, available as a preprint and thus not yet peer reviewed, compared viral shedding among 78 vaccinated people and 15 unvaccinated people infected with the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 incarcerated at a Texas prison in July and August 2021. They found no differences in the duration of SARS-CoV-2 PCR test positivity (13 days) or duration of vi...

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Neonatal management and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic: an observation cohort study

This observational study of neonates whose mothers had COVID-19 at delivery found no cases of transmission within the first two weeks of life. Though it is possible that some infections were missed due to lower participation in follow-up testing and the reliance on PCR testing of respiratory secretions, these data provide evidence that the risk of...

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