Methods for early characterisation of the severity and dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 variants: a population-based time series analysis in South Africa.

Author(s): Reichert E, Schaeffer B, Gantt S, Rumpler E, Govender N, Welch R, Shonhiwa AM, Iwu CD, Lamola TM, Moema-Matiea I, Muganhiri D, Hanage W, Santillana M, Jassat W, Cohen C, Swerdlow DJournal: Lancet MicrobePMID: 36057266 August 2022
Assessment of disease severity associated with a novel pathogen or variant provides crucial information needed by public health agencies and…

Transmission from vaccinated individuals in a large SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant outbreak.

Author(s): Siddle KJ, Krasilnikova LA, Moreno GK, Schaffner SF, Vostok J, Fitzgerald NA, Lemieux JE, Barkas N, Loreth C, Specht I, Tomkins-Tinch CH, Paull JS, Schaeffer B, Taylor BP, Loftness B, Johnson H, Schubert PL, Shephard HM, Doucette M, Fink T, Lang AS, Baez S, Beauchamp J, Hennigan S, Buzby E, Ash S, Brown J, Clancy S, Cofsky S, Gagne L, Hall J, Harrington R, Gionet GL, Deruff KC, Vodzak ME, Adams GC, Dobbins ST, Slack SD, Reilly SK, Anderson LM, Cipicchio MC, DeFelice MT, Grimsby JL, Anderson SE, Blumenstiel BS, Meldrim JC, Rooke HM, Vicente G, Smith NL, Messer KS, Reagan FL, Mandese ZM, Lee MD, Ray MC, Fisher ME, Ulcena MA, Nolet CM, English SE, Larkin KL, Vernest K, Chaluvadi S, Arvidson D, Melchiono M, Covell T, Harik V, Brock-Fisher T, Dunn M, Kearns A, Hanage WP, Bernard C, Philippakis A, Lennon NJ, Gabriel SB, Gallagher GR, Smole S, Madoff LC, Brown CM, Park DJ, MacInnis BL, Sabeti PCJournal: CellPMID: 35051367 December 2021
An outbreak of over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in Provincetown, Massachusetts (MA), in July 2021-the first large outbreak mostly in vaccinated…

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine Impact on Rates of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cases and Postvaccination Strain Sequences Among Health Care Workers at an Urban Academic Medical Center: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Author(s): Bouton TC, Lodi S, Turcinovic J, Schaeffer B, Weber SE, Quinn E, Korn C, Steiner J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Duffy E, Ragan EJ, Taylor BP, Miller N, Davidoff R, Hanage WP, Connor J, Pierre C, Jacobson KRJournal: Open Forum Infect DisPMID: 34646910 September 2021
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine trials and post-implementation data suggest that vaccination decreases infections. We examine vaccination's impact on severe…