Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Health Care Workers.

Author(s): Bergwerk M, Gonen T, Lustig Y, Amit S, Lipsitch M, Cohen C, Mandelboim M, Gal Levin E, Rubin C, Indenbaum V, Tal I, Zavitan M, Zuckerman N, Bar-Chaim A, Kreiss Y, Regev-Yochay GJournal: N Engl J MedPMID: 34320281 July 2021
Despite the high efficacy of the BNT162b2 messenger RNA vaccine against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), rare breakthrough…

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy

Author(s): Balicer R, Dagan N, Barda N, Biron-Shental T, Makov-Assif M, Key C, Kohane I, Hernan M, Lipsitch M, Hernández-Díaz S, Reis BJournal: Res Sq July 2021
As mass vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 accelerate worldwide, there remains only limited evidence regarding vaccine effectiveness (VE) among pregnant women.…

Deep–sequence phylogenetics to quantify patterns of HIV transmission in the context of a universal testing and treatment trial — BCPP/ Ya Tsie trial

Author(s): Magosi LE, Zhang Y, Golubchick T, Gruttola VD, Tchetgen EJT, Novitsky V, Moore J, Bachanas P, Segolodi T, Lebelonyane R, Holme MP, Moyo S, Makhema J, Lockman S, Fraser C, Essex M, Lipsitch MJournal: medRxiv June 2021
Mathematical models predict that community–wide access to HIV testing–and–treatment can rapidly and substantially reduce new HIV infections. Yet several large…