Infections, Hospitalizations, and Deaths Averted Via Direct Effects of the Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Vaccination Campaign, Israel

Author(s): Haas EJ, McLaughlin JM, Khan F, Angulo FJ, Anis E, Lipsitch M, Singer SR, Mircus G, Brooks N, Smaja M, Pan K, Southern J, Swerdlow DL, Jodar L, Levy Y, Alroy-Preis SJournal: SSRN May 2021
Israel recently initiated a rapid nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign to immunize persons ≥16 years of age and used exclusively Pfizer–BioNTech…

Epidemiology of Covid-19. Reply.

Author(s): Swerdlow DL, Finelli L, Lipsitch MJournal: N Engl J MedPMID: 32220201 March 2020
With regard to the Perspective article by Lipsitch et al. (published Feb. 19 at NEJM.org), cases of Covid-19 (the illness…

Enhancing disease surveillance with novel data streams: challenges and opportunities.

Author(s): Althouse BM, Scarpino SV, Meyers LA, Ayers JW, Bargsten M, Baumbach J, Brownstein JS, Castro L, Clapham H, Cummings DA, Del Valle S, Eubank S, Fairchild G, Finelli L, Generous N, George D, Harper DR, Hébert-Dufresne L, Johansson MA, Konty K, Lipsitch M, Milinovich G, Miller JD, Nsoesie EO, Olson DR, Paul M, Polgreen PM, Priedhorsky R, Read JM, Rodríguez-Barraquer I, Smith DJ, Stefansen C, Swerdlow DL, Thompson D, Vespignani A, Wesolowski AJournal: EPJ Data SciPMID: 27990325 January 2015
Novel data streams (NDS), such as web search data or social media updates, hold promise for enhancing the capabilities of…