Clinical Spectrum of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection can experience a range of clinical manifestations, from no symptoms to critical illness. This section of the Guidelines discusses the clinical presentation of SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals according to illness severity. In general, adults with SARS-CoV-2 infection can be grouped into the following severity of illness categories. However, […]

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Clinical Trends Among U.S. Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19, March-December 2020

Abstract Background The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial morbidity and mortality. Objectives To describe monthly demographic and clinical trends among adults hospitalized with COVID-19. Design Pooled cross-sectional. Setting 99 counties within 14 states participating in the Coronavirus Disease 2019-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance Network (COVID-NET). Patients U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 during March […]

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New SARS-CoV-2 Variants Clinical, Public Health, and Vaccine Implications

Across the world, there are multiple variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). SARS-CoV-2 variants have been classified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as variants of interest, variants of concern, and variants of high consequence. Three […]

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