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Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Accepted Oct 2020

Repeat COVID-19 Molecular Testing: Correlation of SARS-CoV-2 Culture with Molecular Assays and Cycle Thresholds
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Edward Holmes (University of Sydney)


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2-Specific Antibody Responses in Coronavirus Disease Patients
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Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC), Yazdan Yazdanpanah (REACTING)


Antibody Profiles According to Mild or Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2020
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Dr. Raymond Schinazi (Emory University)


The Origin of COVID-19 and Why It Matters
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 103, Issue 3, 2 Sep 2020, p. 955 ‚Äď 959
William DeLuc (University of Texas Medical Branch) and Peter Doherty (Doherty Institute)


Phase 1-2 Trial of a SARS-CoV-2 Recombinant Spike Protein Nanoparticle Vaccine
N Engl J Med. 2020 Sep 2. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2026920
Dr. Matthew Frieman (Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland)


A genetic barcode of SARS-CoV-2 for monitoring global distribution of different clades during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Dr. William Hall (University College Dublin, Ireland)


Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 and disease enhancement ‚Äď knowns and unknowns
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Dr. Jerome Kim (International Vaccine Institute, South Korea)


Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), SARS-CoV-2 and the pathophysiology of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Dr. Albert Osterhaus (University of Hannover, Germany)


Main Routes of Entry and Genomic Diversity of SARS-CoV-2, Uganda
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Dr. Pontiano Kaleebu (Uganda Virus Research Institute)


Evaluation of serological tests for SARS-CoV-2: Implications for serology testing in a low-prevalence setting
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Sex, age, and hospitalization drive antibody responses in a COVID-19 convalescent plasma donor population
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SARS-CoV-2-specific antibody detection for sero-epidemiology: a multiplex analysis approach accounting for accurate seroprevalence
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SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls
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Longitudinal Isolation of Potent Near-Germline SARS-CoV-2-Neutralizing Antibodies from COVID-19 Patients
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Connecting clusters of COVID-19: an epidemiological and serological investigation
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Phenotype and Kinetics of SARS-CoV-2-specific T Cells in COVID-19 Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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Persistence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Aerosol Suspensions
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Implications of Antibody-Dependent Enhancement of Infection for SARS-CoV-2 Countermeasures 
George Church (The Wyss Institute at Harvard, USA)
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Can existing live vaccines prevent COVID-19? 
Co-Authors Konstantin Chumakov (Food and Drug Administration, USA) and Robert Gallo (IHV, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA)
Science, June 12, 2020


Cross-reactive Antibody Response Between SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV Infections
Ian Wilson (The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA)
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COVID-19 and SARS Coronavirus 2: Antibodies for the Immediate Rescue and Recovery Phase
Ramesh Akkina (Colorado State University, USA)
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Validation and verification of the Abbott RealTime SARS-CoV-2 assay analytical and clinical performance
Journal of Clinical Virology, August 2020


Stat 2 signaling a double-edged sword restricting viral dissemination but driving severe pneumonia in SARS-CoV-2 infected hamsters
Johan Neyts (KU Leuven, Belgium)
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Detection of Recombinant Rousettus Bat Coronavirus GCCDC1 in Lesser Dawn Bats (Eonycteris spelaea) in Singapore 
Linfa Wang (Duke-NUS, Singapore)
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A serological assay to detect SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion in humans. 
Florian Krammer (Center for Virology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)
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An Infectious cDNA Clone of SARS-CoV-2
Co-Authors James LeDuc and Scott Weaver (University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA)
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Comparative pathogenesis of COVID-19, MERS, and SARS in a nonhuman primate model
Marion Koopmans (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Science, April 17, 2020