Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical Infectious Diseases in a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Oxford University Press covering research on the pathogenesis, clinical investigation, medical microbiology, diagnosis, immune mechanisms, and treatment of diseases caused by infectious agents. It includes articles on antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism, emerging infections, food safety, hospital epidemiology, and HIV/AIDS. It also features highly focused brief reports, review articles, editorials, commentaries, and supplements. The journal is published on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
History
1979-present
Website
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/cid/
Impact factor
8.195 (2009)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers: COVID-19 spreads ten meters or more by breathing

A plea issued by 239 scientists from around the world to recognize and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19 addressed to international health authorities is to be published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient critical after reinfection with S.African variant: study

Doctors in France are treating a critically ill patient infected with the South African coronavirus variant, four months after he recovered from COVID-19, in what study authors said was the first case of its kind.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus survives on skin five times longer than flu: study

The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study identifies greatest risk factors of mortality from COVID-19

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have a greater risk of dying if they are men or if they are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of ...

Medications

COVID-19: Patients improve after immune-suppressant treatment

Most patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (coronavirus) pneumonia experienced improvement after receiving a Food and Drug Administration-approved drug normally given for rheumatoid arthritis, according to an observational ...

HIV & AIDS

HIV may not worsen COVID-19 outlook

People with HIV who were hospitalized with COVID-19 didn't have worse results than COVID-19 patients without HIV, new research shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals COVID-19 transmission rate on trains

A study by scientists from the University of Southampton has examined the chances of catching COVID-19 in a train carriage carrying an infectious person.

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