Important Publications

Review articles

Amatya et al, 2020. Management of newborns exposed to mothers with confirmed or suspected covid-19 infection

Ashokka et al, 2020. Care of the pregnant woman with covid-19

Basu 2020. Estimated infection fatality rate in symptomatic patients

Cavichhiolo et al, 2020. Managing a NICU in the time of covid-19

Chandrasekharan et al, 2020. Neonatal resuscitation and post-resuscitation care of infants born to suspected or confirmed covid-19

DeRose et al, 2020. Covid-19 in newborns and infants

Elsevier 2020. Concise clinical review of covid-19 infection

Kraker et al, 2020. CoVis: a new tool to discover reliable Covid-19 research

Luo and Lin, 2020. Management of pregnant women with Covid-19

Nicastro et al, 2020. Emergency department protocol to avoid spread

Oran & Topol 2020. Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection

Emanuel et al, 2020. Fair allocation of scarce resources

Kramer et al, 2020. CPR in the covid-19 era

Lu and Shi, 2020. Covid-19 and the neonate

Rasmussen et al, 2020. Covid-19 and pregnancy

Sacks et al, 2020. Protecting newborns during covid-19 pandemic

Shah et al. Classification system, case definitions for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Sheth et al. Covid-19 positive neonates and vertical transmission

Theel et al, 2020. Role of antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2

Trevisanuto et al, 2020. Neonatal resuscitation where mother has suspected or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection

Trevisanuto et al, 2020. Systematic review on neonatal coronavirus infections

Virani et al, 2020. Visitor restrictions for hospitalized children

Williams et al, 2020. Importance of breastfeeding during covid-19

Transmission methods – general

Anfinrud et al, 2020. Speech-generated oral fluid droplets

Bourouiba 2020. Turbulent gas clouds and respiratory pathogen emission

Bourouiba 2020. A sneeze (includes video)

Gormley 2020. Potential transmission from wastewater plumbing

Gudbjartsson et al. SARS-CoV-2 in Iceland

Guo et al. Aerosol and surface distribution in ICU and general ward, Wuhan

He et al, 2020. Viral shedding temporal dynamics

Klompas et al, 2020. Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Li et al, 2020. Substantial undocumented infection facilitates rapid dissemination

Liu et al, 2020. Aerodynamic analysis from Wuhan hospitals

Ong et al, 2020. Air, surface and PPE contamination

Riou et al, 2020. Pattern of early human-to-human transmission

Rivett et al, 2020. Asymptomatic carriage by healthcare workers

Rothe et al, 2020. Infection from asymptomatic contact.

Stadnytski et al, 2020. Airborne lifetime of small speech droplets

Tindale et al, 2020. Transmission prior to symptom onset

Yan et al, 2020. Duration of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA

Yeo et al, 2020. Fecal-oral transmission of SARS-CoV-2

van Doremalen et al, 2020. Aerosol and surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 

WHO 2020. Modes of transmission of covid-19

Xing et al, 2020. Prolonged viral shedding in feces of children

Vertical transmission to neonates

Algarroba et al, 2020. SARS-CoV-2 virus invading placenta

Alzamora et al, 2020. Possible vertical transmission in a neonate

Amouroux et al, 2020. Evidence for and against vertical transmission

Chen et al, 2020. Clinical characteristics and vertical transmission

Demirjian et al, 2020. Probable vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Dong et al, 2020. Possible vertical transmission

Dong et al, 2020. Editorial by Kimberlin and Stagno

Goh et al, 2020. Vertical transmission systematic review

Hosier et al, 2020. SARS-CoV-2 infection of the placenta

Hu et al, 2020. Vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Hu et al, 2020. Letter to editor

Kirtsman et al, 2020. Probable congenital infection

Lorenz et al, 2020. Early-onset infection with encephalitic symptoms

Penfield et al, 2020. SARS-CoV-2 in placental and fetal membranes

Sisman et al, 2020. Intrauterine transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Vivanti et al, 2020. Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Yang and Liu, 2020. Systematic review of vertical transmission

Zeng et al, 2020. Antibodies in infants born to women with covid-19 pneumonia

Zeng et al, 2020. Early onset-infection in 3 neonates, China

Breast milk and the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Grob et al, 2020. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in human breast milk

Hand and Noble, 2020. COVID-19 and breastfeeding: what’s the risk?

Horizontal transmission to neonates

Aghdam et al, 2020. 15-day old neonate with sepsis-like presentation

DeRose et al, 2020. Reshaping of NICU to prevent infection

Han et al, 2020. Sequential analysis of viral load

McLaren et al, 2020. Infection in febrile infants 60 days and younger

Mithal et al, 2020. SARS-CoV-2 infection in infants less than 90 days old

Munoz et al, 2020. Late onset neonatal sepsis presentation of covid-19

Piersigilli et al, 2020. Covid-19 in a 26 week preterm

Salvatori et al, 2020. Two Covid-19 positive maternal-infant dyads, Italy

Clinical features – pregnant women, neonates

ACOG statement on covid-19

Baergen and Heller, 2020. Placental pathology in covid-19 positive mothers

Breslin et al, 2020. Case series of 43 pregnant women

Campbell et al, 2020. Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in patients admitted for childbirth

Chen et al, 2020. Case series of 118 pregnant women

DeBernardo et al, 2020. Clinical course of SARS-CoV-2 neonates

DeRose et al, 2020. Covid-19 in neonates and infants (review)

Elshafeey et al, 2020. Systematic review of covid-19 in pregnancy

Gagliardi et al, 2020. Universal testing of admitted pregnant women

Griffin et al, 2020. Prospective observational data on 78 mothers

Hong et al, 2020. Clinical characteristics of Covid-19

Karimi-Zarchi et al, 2020. 31 positive mothers, no vertical transmission

Schwartz 2020. Analysis of 38 mothers and their newborns

Liu et al, 2020. Pregnancy and perinatal outcomes of Covid-19 pneumonia

Liu et al, 2020. 19 neonates born to covid-19 positive mothers

Mukhopadhyay et al, 2020. Term neonate with respiratory failure

Patrick et al. Outbreak of coronavirus OC43

Qiancheng et al, 2020. 28 pregnant women and 54 controls

Sutton et al. Universal screening for covid-19 in delivery admissions

UKOSS study, 2020 (427 pregnant women with Covid-19)

Yan et al, 2020. Case series of 116 pregnant women

Yu et al, 2020. Clinical features, obstetric and neonatal outcomes.

Zeng et al, 2020. 33 neonates born to Covid-19 positive mothers.

Zimmerman et al, 2020. Covid-19 in pregnancy and neonates

Vintzileos et al, 2020. Screening of all pregnant women for covid-19

Clinical features – children

Castagnoli et al, 2020. Systematic review of infection in children

CDC 2020. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Chao et al, 2020. Hospitalized and critically ill children in NY

DeBiasi et al, 2020. Severe illness in children, young adults

Field et al, 2020. Case series of three febrile infants

Garazzino et al, 2020. Case series of 168 children from Italy

Liguoro et al, 2020. SARS-CoV-2 infection in children and newborns – systematic review

Lu et al, 2020. SARS-CoV2 infection in children

MMWR 2020. Covid-19 disease in children

Nathan et al, 2020. Atypical presentation in young infants

Parri et al, 2020. Case series of 100 children, Italy

Pathak et al, 2020. Projected PICU admissions from covid-19

Raba et al, 2020. Systematic review of infection in infants less than one

Shekerdemian et al, 2020. Case series of 48 children

Tagarro et al, 2020. Case series of 41 children (Spain)

Wei et al, 2020. Case series of nine infants

Clinical features – adult patients

Chen et al, 2020. Clinical characteristics of 113 deceased patients

Guan et al, 2020. Clinical features of 1099 patients

Jordan & Adab, 2020. Risk factors for severe disease

Li et al, 2020. Early transmission dynamics

Li et al, 2020. Editorial by Fauci et al

Richardson et al, 2020. Case series of 5700 patients from NY

Verity et al, 2020. Estimates of severity of covid-19

Wu et al, 2020. Chinese CDC report of 72314 cases

Xu et al, 2020. Case series of patients in China outside of Wuhan

Prevention of infection

CDC recommendation about cloth face coverings

Dickens et al, 2020. Institutional vs home-based isolation

Esposito 2020. Masking of children

Feng et al, 2020. Rational use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic

Gostic et al, 2020. Effectiveness of symptom and risk screening

Jones et al, 2020. Preventing transmission between healthcare workers

Kissler et al, 2020. Post-pandemic transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2

Kumar et al, 2020. Portable negative pressure incubator

Livingston 2020. Surgery in a time of uncertainty

McAdams 2020. Family separation with covid-19

Teti et al, 2020. Separation of mother and baby after delivery

Diagnostic Methods

Boger et al, 2020. Systematic review of accuracy of diagnostic tests

Cheng et al. Diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2

Deeks et al, 2020. Antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 infection (Cochrane review)

Kelly et al, 2020. False negative covid-19 testing

Kucirka et al, 2020. False-negative rate by time since exposure

Hope et al, 2020. Chest CT in covid19 patients – don’t rush the science

Lin et al, 2020. Comparison of throat swabs and sputum specimens

Loeffelholz and Tang, 2020. Laboratory diagnosis of coronavirus – state of the art

Sethuraman et al, 2020. Interpreting diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2

Wu et al, 2020. Detection of nucleic acid in biological samples

Treatment / Management

Breindahl et al, 2020. Dilemmas and priorities in the NICU

Kings College Hospital, UK. Evidence summary (Dr. Ritesh Maharaj)

Patil et al, 2020. Outcomes of co-locating and breastfeeding newborns with mothers

Perlman et al, 2020. Delivery room preparedness and early neonatal outcomes

Perlman et al, 2020. Editorial

Sanders et al, 2020. Pharmacologic treatments for covid-19

Wang et al, 2020. Contingency plan for NICU management.

Wang et al, 2020. Letter to editor

Wang et al, 2020. Response

Material for Families

Thompson and Rasmussen, 2020. What does Covid-19 mean for families?

Desai and Patel, 2020. Stopping spread of Covid-19

Desai and Mehrotra, 2020. Medical masks