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Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China
TLDR
During the first 2 months of the current outbreak, Covid-19 spread rapidly throughout China and caused varying degrees of illness, and patients often presented without fever, and many did not have abnormal radiologic findings.
Comorbidity and its impact on 1590 patients with COVID-19 in China: a nationwide analysis
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It is found that among laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19, patients with any comorbidity yielded poorer clinical outcomes than those without and a greater number ofComorbidities also correlated with poorer clinical outcome.
Clinical findings in 111 cases of influenza A (H7N9) virus infection.
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The presence of a coexisting medical condition was the only independent risk factor for the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) during the evaluation period, and the novel H7N9 virus caused severe illness, including pneumonia and ARDS, with high rates of ICU admission and death.
Distinct features of SARS-CoV-2-specific IgA response in COVID-19 patients
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Humoral immune response to SARS-CoV-2 showed an early response of IgA, instead of IgM, in COVID-19 patients, suggesting enhanced IgA responses observed in severe CO VID-19 might confer damaging effects in severeCOVID- 19.
Human Infection with a Novel Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus.
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A 59-year-old man in Guangzhou, China, with influenza A(H5N6) infection and associated illness has a 30-year history of smoking and had stopped smoking in January 2014.
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