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2020

Comparative characterization of B cells specific for HBV nucleocapsid and envelope proteins in patients with chronic hepatitis B. Le Bert N, Salimzadeh L, Gill US, Dutertre CA, Facchetti F, Tan A, Hung M, Novikov N, Lampertico P, Fletcher SP, Kennedy PTF, Bertoletti A. J Hepatol. 2020 Jan;72(1):34-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.07.015. Epub 2019 Jul 23. PMID: 31348999.

Taurolidine-citrate lock solution for the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection in paediatric haematology-oncology and gastrointestinal failure patients with high baseline central-line associated bloodstream infection rates. Chong CY, Ong RY, Seah VX, Tan NW, Chan MY, Soh SY, Ong C, Lim AS, Thoon KC. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Jan;56(1):123-129. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14506. Epub 2019 May 30. PMID: 31145505.

The burden and clinical manifestation of hospitalized influenza among different pediatric age-groups in the tropics. Chong CY, Yung CF, Gan C, Thio ST, Tan NW, Tee NW, Lin C, Lin RT, Thoon KC. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Jan;14(1):46-54. doi: 10.1111/irv.12692. Epub 2019 Oct 13. PMID: 31608598.

Divergent evolutionary trajectories of influenza B viruses underlie their contemporaneous epidemic activity.Virk RK, Jayakumar J, Mendenhall IH, Moorthy M, Lam P, Linster M, Lim J, Lin C, Oon LLE, Lee HK, Koay ESC, Vijaykrishna D, Smith GJD, Su YCF. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Jan 7;117(1):619-628. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1916585116. Epub 2019 Dec 16. PMID: 31843889.

The impact of transfluthrin on the spatial repellency of the primary malaria mosquito vectors in Vietnam: Anopheles dirus and Anopheles minimus. Martin NJ, Nam VS, Lover AA, Phong TV, Tu TC, Mendenhall IH. Malar J. 2020 Jan 6;19(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-3092-4. PMID: 31906969.

A humanized mouse model to study mast cells mediated cutaneous adverse drug reactions. Mencarelli A, Gunawan M, Yong KSM, Bist P, Tan WWS, Tan SY, Liu M, Huang EK, Fan Y, Chan JKY, Choi HW, Abraham SN, Chen Q.J Leukoc Biol. 2020 May;107(5):797-807. doi: 10.1002/JLB.3MA1219-210RR. Epub 2020 Jan 10.PMID: 31922289.

Genetic diversity of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia bacteria found in Dermacentor and Ixodes ticks in Mongolia. von Fricken ME, Qurollo BA, Boldbaatar B, Wang YW, Jiang RR, Lkhagvatseren S, Koehler JW, Moore TC, Nymadawa P, Anderson BD, Matulis G, Jiang JF, Gray GC. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2020 Jan;11(1):101316. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.101316. Epub 2019 Oct 21. PMID: 31677968.

Genetic diversity of respiratory enteroviruses and rhinoviruses in febrile adults, Singapore, 2007-2013. Linster M, Donato C, Mah MG, Grau ML, Low JG, Ooi EE, Su YCF, Smith GJD, Vijaykrishna D. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Jan;14(1):67-71. doi: 10.1111/irv.12662. Epub 2019 Sep 30. PMID: 31568667.

Immunophenotyping monocytes, macrophages and granulocytes in the Pteropodid bat Eonycteris spelaea. Gamage AM, Zhu F, Ahn M, Foo RJH, Hey YY, Low DHW, Mendenhall IH, Dutertre CA, Wang LF. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 15;10(1):309. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-57212-1. PMID: 31941952.

To Succeed, One Health Must Win Animal Agriculture's Stronger Collaboration. Gray GC, Mazet JAK. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 16;70(3):535-537. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz729. PMID: 31943052.

Subgenomic RNA from Dengue Virus Type 2 Suppresses Replication of Dengue Virus Genomes and Interacts with Virus-Encoded NS3 and NS5 Proteins. Wang S, Chan KWK, Naripogu KB, Swarbrick CMD, Aaskov J, Vasudevan SG. ACS Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 13;6(3):436-446. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00384. Epub 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31922712.

Discovery of Bat Coronaviruses through Surveillance and Probe Capture-Based Next-Generation Sequencing. Li B, Si HR, Zhu Y, Yang XL, Anderson DE, Shi ZL, Wang LF, Zhou P. mSphere. 2020 Jan 29;5(1):e00807-19. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00807-19. PMID: 31996413.

Burkholderia pseudomallei Detection among Hospitalized Patients, Sarawak. Choi JY, Hii KC, Bailey ES, Chuang JY, Tang WY, Yuen Wong EK, Ti T, Pau KS, Berita A, Saihidi I, Ting J, Chua TT, Toh TH, AuCoin DP, DeShazer D, Gray GC. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Feb;102(2):388-391. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19 0625. PMID: 31769397.

Adenoviral Infections in Singapore: Should New Antiviral Therapies and Vaccines Be Adopted? Coleman KK, Wong CC, Jayakumar J, Nguyen TT, Wong AWL, Yadana S, Thoon KC, Chan KP, Low JG, Kalimuddin S, Dehghan S, Kang J, Shamsaddini A, Seto D, Su YCF, Gray GC. J Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 3;221(4):566-577. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz489. PMID: 31563943.

Accelerated viral dynamics in bat cell lines, with implications for zoonotic emergence. Brook CE, Boots M, Chandran K, Dobson AP, Drosten C, Graham AL, Grenfell BT, Müller MA, Ng M, Wang LF, van Leeuwen A. Elife. 2020 Feb 3;9:e48401. doi: 10.7554/eLife.48401. PMID: 32011232.

Novel mucosal adjuvant, mastoparan-7, improves cocaine vaccine efficacy. St John AL, Choi HW, Walker QD, Blough B, Kuhn CM, Abraham SN, Staats HF. NPJ Vaccines. 2020 Feb 5;5:12. doi: 10.1038/s41541-020-0161-1. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32047657.

Pediatric Abdominal Tuberculosis in Singapore: A 10-Year Retrospective Series. Wong SA, Lee Meijuan D, Loh SW, Thoon KC, Tan NWH, Chong CY. Glob Pediatr Health. 2020 Feb 5;7:2333794X20903952. doi: 10.1177/2333794X20903952. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32076630.

Safety and immunogenicity of a single dose of a tetravalent dengue vaccine with two different serotype-2 potencies in adults in Singapore: A phase 2, double-blind, randomised, controlled trial. Tricou V, Low JG, Oh HM, Leo YS, Kalimuddin S, Wijaya L, Pang J, Ling LM, Lee TH, Brose M, Hutagalung Y, Rauscher M, Borkowski A, Wallace D. Vaccine. 2020 Feb 5;38(6):1513-1519. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.11.061. Epub 2019 Dec 13. PMID: 31843269.

Effect of Vancomycin or Daptomycin With vs Without an Antistaphylococcal β-Lactam on Mortality, Bacteremia, Relapse, or Treatment Failure in Patients With MRSA Bacteremia: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Tong SYC, Lye DC, Yahav D, Sud A, Robinson JO, Nelson J, Archuleta S, Roberts MA, Cass A, Paterson DL, Foo H, Paul M, Guy SD, Tramontana AR, Walls GB, McBride S, Bak N, Ghosh N, Rogers BA, Ralph AP, Davies J, Ferguson PE, Dotel R, McKew GL, Gray TJ, Holmes NE, Smith S, Warner MS, Kalimuddin S, Young BE, Runnegar N, Andresen DN, Anagnostou NA, Johnson SA, Chatfield MD, Cheng AC, Fowler VG Jr, Howden BP, Meagher N, Price DJ, van Hal SJ, O'Sullivan MVN, Davis JS; Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network. JAMA. 2020 Feb 11;323(6):527-537. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.0103. PMID: 32044943.

From Hendra to Wuhan: what has been learned in responding to emerging zoonotic viruses. Wang LF, Anderson DE, Mackenzie JS, Merson MH. Lancet. 2020 Feb 22;395(10224):e33-e34. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30350-0. Epub 2020 Feb 11. PMID: 32059799.

Early treatment of chronic hepatitis B in children: Everything to play for? Bertoletti A, Gill US, Kennedy PTF. J Hepatol. 2020 Apr;72(4):802-803. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.12.007. Epub 2020 Feb 14. PMID: 32067804

Capsid protein structure in Zika virus reveals the flavivirus assembly process. Tan TY, Fibriansah G, Kostyuchenko VA, Ng TS, Lim XX, Zhang S, Lim XN, Wang J, Shi J, Morais MC, Corti D, Lok SM. Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 14;11(1):895. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-14647-9. PMID: 32060358.

Adenovirus 4 and 7 Vaccine: New Body Armor for U.S. Marine Corps Officer Trainees. Gray GC. J Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 18;221(5):685-686. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz061. PMID: 30753651.

Zoonotic Diseases from Horses: A Systematic Review. Sack A, Oladunni FS, Gonchigoo B, Chambers TM, Gray GC. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2020 Jul;20(7):484-495. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2019.2541. Epub 2020 Feb 20. PMID: 32077811.

Cross-Reactive Immunity Among Flaviviruses. Rathore APS, St John AL. Front Immunol. 2020 Feb 26;11:334. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.00334. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32174923. Review.

Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease in children. Selvanathan SN, Suhumaran S, Sahu VK, Chong CY, Tan NWH, Thoon KC. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Mar;56(3):389-393. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14628. Epub 2019 Oct 1. PMID: 31576642.

Persistence of H7N9 virus antibody response 2 years after infection. Yao L, Wang GL, Chen LL, Liu C, Duan LJ, Gray GC, Ma MJ. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Mar;14(2):210-214. doi: 10.1111/irv.12702. Epub 2019 Dec 19. PMID: 31856341.

Personal level exposure and hazard potential of particulate matter during haze and non-haze periods in Singapore. George S, Chua ML, ZheWei DZ, Das R, Bijin VA, Connolly JE, Lee KP, Yung CF, Teoh OH, Thomas B. Chemosphere. 2020 Mar;243:125401. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125401. Epub 2019 Nov 18. PMID: 31995870

Positive Selection of a Serine Residue in Bat IRF3 Confers Enhanced Antiviral Protection. Banerjee A, Zhang X, Yip A, Schulz KS, Irving AT, Bowdish D, Golding B, Wang LF, Mossman K. iScience. 2020 Mar 27;23(3):100958. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.100958. Epub 2020 Mar 2. PMID: 32179480.

First sequence of influenza D virus identified in poultry farm bioaerosols in Sarawak, Malaysia. Bailey ES, Fieldhouse JK, Alarja NA, Chen DD, Kovalik ME, Zemke JN, Choi JY, Borkenhagen LK, Toh TH, Lee JSY, Chong KS, Gray GC. Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2020 Mar 12;6:5. doi: 10.1186/s40794-020 0105-9. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32190346.

Rapid Progression to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Review of Current Understanding of Critical Illness from COVID-19 Infection. Goh KJ, Choong MC, Cheong EH, Kalimuddin S, Duu Wen S, Phua GC, Chan KS, Haja Mohideen S. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Mar 16;49(3):108-118. PMID: 32200400.

Investigation of three clusters of COVID-19 in Singapore: implications for surveillance and response measures. Pung R, Chiew CJ, Young BE, Chin S, Chen MI, Clapham HE, Cook AR, Maurer-Stroh S, Toh MPHS, Poh C, Low M, Lum J, Koh VTJ, Mak TM, Cui L, Lin RVTP, Heng D, Leo YS, Lye DC, Lee VJM; Singapore 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Research Team. Lancet. 2020 Mar 28;395(10229):1039-1046. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30528-6. Epub 2020 Mar 17. PMID: 32192580.

The temporal RNA virome patterns of a lesser dawn bat (Eonycteris spelaea) colony revealed by deep sequencing. Paskey AC, Ng JHJ, Rice GK, Chia WN, Philipson CW, Foo RJH, Cer RZ, Long KA, Lueder MR, Frey KG, Hamilton T, Mendenhall IH, Smith GJ, Wang LF, Bishop-Lilly KA.Virus Evol. 2020 Mar 18;6(1):veaa017. doi: 10.1093/ve/veaa017. eCollection 2020 Jan. PMID: 33747541.

Platelets trigger perivascular mast cell degranulation to cause inflammatory responses and tissue injury. Karhausen J, Choi HW, Maddipati KR, Mathew JP, Ma Q, Boulaftali Y, Lee RH, Bergmeier W, Abraham SN. Sci Adv. 2020 Mar 18;6(12):eaay6314. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aay6314. eCollection 2020 Mar. PMID: 32206714.

Pyridobenzothiazolones Exert Potent Anti-Dengue Activity by Hampering Multiple Functions of NS5 Polymerase. Cannalire R, Ki Chan KW, Burali MS, Gwee CP, Wang S, Astolfi A, Massari S, Sabatini S, Tabarrini O, Mastrangelo E, Barreca ML, Cecchetti V, Vasudevan SG, Manfroni G. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2020 Mar 19;11(5):773-782. doi: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.9b00619. eCollection 2020 May 14. PMID: 32435384.

Assessing Viral Shedding and Infectivity of Tears in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients. Seah IYJ, Anderson DE, Kang AEZ, Wang L, Rao P, Young BE, Lye DC, Agrawal R. Ophthalmology. 2020 Jul;127(7):977-979. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.03.026. Epub 2020 Mar 24. PMID: 32291098.

Promoting interdisciplinary research through transversality-an aid to communicating more effectively with health sociologists. Sturgiss EA, Smith GJD. Fam Pract. 2020 Mar 25;37(2):286. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmaa012. PMID: 32061091.

Acute experimental infection of bats and ferrets with Hendra virus: Insights into the early host response of the reservoir host and susceptible model species. Woon AP, Boyd V, Todd S, Smith I, Klein R, Woodhouse IB, Riddell S, Crameri G, Bingham J, Wang LF, Purcell AW, Middleton D, Baker ML. PLoS Pathog. 2020 Mar 30;16(3):e1008412. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008412. eCollection 2020 Mar. PMID: 32226041.

Therapeutic strategies for hepatitis B virus infection: towards a cure. Fanning GC, Zoulim F, Hou J, Bertoletti A. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2020 Apr;19(4):291. doi: 10.1038/s41573-019-0057-9. PMID: 31913354.

Robust dengue virus infection in bat cells and limited innate immune responses coupled with positive serology from bats in IndoMalaya and Australasia. Irving AT, Rozario P, Kong PS, Luko K, Gorman JJ, Hastie ML, Chia WN, Mani S, Lee BP, Smith GJD, Mendenhall IH, Larman HB, Elledge SJ, Wang LF. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2020 Apr;77(8):1607-1622. doi: 10.1007/s00018-019-03242-x. Epub 2019 Jul 27. PMID: 31352533.

Novel de Novo Genome of Cynopterus brachyotis Reveals Evolutionarily Abrupt Shifts in Gene Family Composition across Fruit Bats. Chattopadhyay B, Garg KM, Ray R, Mendenhall IH, Rheindt FE. Genome Biol Evol. 2020 Apr 1;12(4):259-272. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evaa030. PMID: 32068833.

Environment and Personal Protective Equipment Tests for SARS-CoV-2 in the Isolation Room of an Infant With Infection. Yung CF, Kam KQ, Wong MSY, Maiwald M, Tan YK, Tan BH, Thoon KC. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Aug 4;173(3):240-242. doi: 10.7326/M20-0942. Epub 2020 Apr 1. PMID: 32236490.

Japanese encephalitis virus and its mechanisms of neuroinvasion. Hsieh JT, St John AL. PLoS Pathog. 2020 Apr 2;16(4):e1008260. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008260. eCollection 2020 Apr.PMID: 32240272.

To offer or not to offer: A conundrum on ascertaining whether post-exposure prophylaxis is indicated in occupational exposure of HIV. Aribou ZM, Wijaya L, Hoe GW. Health Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 3;3(2):e152. doi: 10.1002/hsr2.152. eCollection 2020 Jun.PMID: 32258433.

When Can One Vaccinate with a Live Vaccine after Wild-Type Dengue Infection? Guy B, Ooi EE, Ramos-Castañeda J, Thomas SJ. Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Apr 9;8(2):174. doi: 10.3390/vaccines8020174. PMID: 32283639.

Infectious KoRV-related retroviruses circulating in Australian bats. Hayward JA, Tachedjian M, Kohl C, Johnson A, Dearnley M, Jesaveluk B, Langer C, Solymosi PD, Hille G, Nitsche A, Sánchez CA, Werner A, Kontos D, Crameri G, Marsh GA, Baker ML, Poumbourios P, Drummer HE, Holmes EC, Wang LF, Smith I, Tachedjian G. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Apr 28;117(17):9529-9536. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1915400117. Epub 2020 Apr 13. PMID: 32284399.

Effects of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen on Virus-Specific and Global T Cells in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus infection. Le Bert N, Gill US, Hong M, Kunasegaran K, Tan DZM, Ahmad R, Cheng Y, Dutertre CA, Heinecke A, Rivino L, Tan A, Hansi NK, Zhang M, Xi S, Chong Y, Pflanz S, Newell EW, Kennedy PTF, Bertoletti A. Gastroenterology. 2020 Aug;159(2):652-664. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.04.019. Epub 2020 Apr 14. PMID: 32302614.

Impact of immune enhancement on Covid-19 polyclonal hyperimmune globulin therapy and vaccine development. de Alwis R, Chen S, Gan ES, Ooi EE. EBioMedicine. 2020 May;55:102768. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.102768. Epub 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32344202.

Safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity of a human monoclonal antibody targeting the G glycoprotein of henipaviruses in healthy adults: a first-in-human, randomised, controlled, phase 1 study. Playford EG, Munro T, Mahler SM, Elliott S, Gerometta M, Hoger KL, Jones ML, Griffin P, Lynch KD, Carroll H, El Saadi D, Gilmour ME, Hughes B, Hughes K, Huang E, de Bakker C, Klein R, Scher MG, Smith IL, Wang LF, Lambert SB, Dimitrov DS, Gray PP, Broder CC. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Apr;20(4):445-454. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30634-6. Epub 2020 Feb 3. PMID: 32027842.

Epidemiologic Features and Clinical Course of Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 in Singapore.Young BE, Ong SWX, Kalimuddin S, Low JG, Tan SY, Loh J, Ng OT, Marimuthu K, Ang LW, Mak TM, Lau SK, Anderson DE, Chan KS, Tan TY, Ng TY, Cui L, Said Z, Kurupatham L, Chen MI, Chan M, Vasoo S, Wang LF, Tan BH, Lin RTP, Lee VJM, Leo YS, Lye DC; Singapore 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Research Team. JAMA. 2020 Apr 21;323(15):14881494. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.3204. PMID: 32125362.

Connecting clusters of COVID-19: an epidemiological and serological investigation. Yong SEF, Anderson DE, Wei WE, Pang J, Chia WN, Tan CW, Teoh YL, Rajendram P, Toh MPHS, Poh C, Koh VTJ, Lum J, Suhaimi NM, Chia PY, Chen MI, Vasoo S, Ong B, Leo YS, Wang L, Lee VJM. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Jul;20(7):809-815. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30273-5. Epub 2020 Apr 21. PMID: 32330439.

Timeliness of Childhood Vaccination Coverage: the Growing Up in Singapore Towards Healthy Outcomes Study. Loy SL, Cheung YB, Chan JKY, Soh SE, Godfrey KM, Tan KH, Shek LP, Chong YS, Lek N, Yap F, Teoh OH, Yung CF, Thoon KC. Prev Sci. 2020 Apr;21(3):283-292. doi: 10.1007/s11121-019-01078-2. PMID: 31960261.

Bioaerosol Sampling at a Live Animal Market in Kunshan, China: A Noninvasive Approach for Detecting Emergent Viruses. Wang X, Bailey ES, Qi X, Yu H, Bao C, Gray GC. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 22;7(5):ofaa134. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa134. eCollection 2020 May. PMID: 32462044.

The role of self-reported olfactory and gustatory dysfunction as a screening criterion for suspected COVID-19. Wee LE, Chan YFZ, Teo NWY, Cherng BPZ, Thien SY, Wong HM, Wijaya L, Toh ST, Tan TT.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Aug;277(8):2389-2390. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-05999-5. Epub 2020 Apr 24.PMID: 32328771.

A Human Antibody Neutralizes Different Flaviviruses by Using Different Mechanisms. Zhang S, Loy T, Ng TS, Lim XN, Chew SV, Tan TY, Xu M, Kostyuchenko VA, Tukijan F, Shi J, Fink K, Lok SM. Cell Rep. 2020 Apr 28;31(4):107584. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107584. PMID: 32348755.

A Dynamic Immune Response Shapes COVID-19 Progression. Ong EZ, Chan YFZ, Leong WY, Lee NMY, Kalimuddin S, Haja Mohideen SM, Chan KS, Tan AT, Bertoletti A, Ooi EE, Low JGH. Cell Host Microbe. 2020 Jun 10;27(6):879-882.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2020.03.021. Epub 2020 Apr 30.PMID: 32359396.

HBV as a target for CAR or TCR-T cell therapy. Bertoletti A, Tan AT. Curr Opin Immunol. 2020 Oct;66:35-41. doi: 10.1016/j.coi.2020.04.003. Epub 2020 Apr 30. PMID: 32361634 Review.

A RT-PCR assay for the detection of coronaviruses from four genera. Xiu L, Binder RA, Alarja NA, Kochek K, Coleman KK, Than ST, Bailey ES, Bui VN, Toh TH, Erdman DD, Gray GC. J Clin Virol. 2020 Jul;128:104391. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104391. Epub 2020 Apr 30. PMID: 32403008.

Ecology of bat flies in Singapore: A study on the diversity, infestation bias and host specificity (Diptera: Nycteribiidae). Lim ZX, Hitch AT, Lee BPY, Low DHW, Neves ES, Borthwick SA, Smith GJD, Mendenhall IH. Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2020 May 1;12:29-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2020.04.010. eCollection 2020 Aug.PMID: 32420022.

Introducing a novel experimental model of bladder transplantation in mice. Wang J, Wu J, Moris D, Hayes B, Abraham SN, Cendales LC. Am J Transplant. 2020 Dec;20(12):3558-3566. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15912. Epub 2020 May 3. PMID: 32282990.

Challenges of CAR- and TCR-T cell-based therapy for chronic infections. Bertoletti A, Tan AT. J Exp Med. 2020 May 4;217(5):e20191663. doi: 10.1084/jem.20191663.PMID: 32163104. Review.

Critically ill COVID-19 infected patients exhibit increased clot waveform analysis parameters consistent with hypercoagulability.Tan CW, Low JGH, Wong WH, Chua YY, Goh SL, Ng HJ. Am J Hematol. 2020 Jul;95(7):E156-E158. doi: 10.1002/ajh.25822. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32267008.

Positive epistasis between viral polymerase and the 3' untranslated region of its genome reveals the epidemiologic fitness of dengue virus. Syenina A, Vijaykrishna D, Gan ES, Tan HC, Choy MM, Siriphanitchakorn T, Cheng C, Vasudevan SG, Ooi EE. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 May 19;117(20):11038 11047. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1919287117. Epub 2020 May 4. PMID: 32366663.

The Effects of Pre-Existing Antibodies on Live-Attenuated Viral Vaccines. Mok DZL, Chan KR. Viruses. 2020 May 8;12(5):520. doi: 10.3390/v12050520. PMID: 32397218. Review.

Respiratory surveillance wards as a strategy to reduce nosocomial transmission of COVID-19 through early detection: The experience of a tertiary-care hospital in Singapore. Wee LE, Hsieh JYC, Phua GC, Tan Y, Conceicao EP, Wijaya L, Tan TT, Tan BH.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jul;41(7):820-825. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.207. Epub 2020 May 8.PMID: 32381147.

Containment of COVID-19 cases among healthcare workers: The role of surveillance, early detection, and outbreak management. Wee LE, Sim XYJ, Conceicao EP, Aung MK, Goh JQ, Yeo DWT, Gan WH, Chua YY, Wijaya L, Tan TT, Tan BH, Ling ML, Venkatachalam I.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Jul;41(7):765-771. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.219. Epub 2020 May 11.PMID: 32391746.

A Non-structural 1 Protein G53D Substitution Attenuates a Clinically Tested Live Dengue Vaccine. Choy MM, Ng DHL, Siriphanitchakorn T, Ng WC, Sundstrom KB, Tan HC, Zhang SL, Chan KWK, Manuel M, Kini RM, Chan KR, Vasudevan SG, Ooi EE. Cell Rep. 2020 May 12;31(6):107617. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107617. PMID: 32402284.

The association of obesity and severe dengue: possible pathophysiological mechanisms. Gallagher P, Chan KR, Rivino L, Yacoub S. J Infect. 2020 Jul;81(1):10-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.04.039. Epub 2020 May 12.PMID: 32413364 Review.

Virus detections among patients with severe acute respiratory illness, Northern Vietnam. Le YH, Nguyen KC, Coleman KK, Nguyen TT, Than ST, Phan HH, Nguyen MD, Ngu ND, Phan DT, Hoang PVM, Trieu LP, Bailey ES, Warkentien TE, Gray GC. PLoS One. 2020 May 12;15(5):e0233117. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233117. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32396550.

Detection of Recombinant Rousettus Bat Coronavirus GCCDC1 in Lesser Dawn Bats (Eonycteris spelaea) in Singapore. Paskey AC, Ng JHJ, Rice GK, Chia WN, Philipson CW, Foo RJH, Cer RZ, Long KA, Lueder MR, Lim XF, Frey KG, Hamilton T, Anderson DE, Laing ED, Mendenhall IH, Smith GJ, Wang LF, Bishop-Lilly KA.Viruses. 2020 May 14;12(5):539. doi: 10.3390/v12050539. PMID: 32422932.

Bioaerosol sampling optimization for community exposure assessment in cities with poor sanitation: A one health cross-sectional study. Rocha-Melogno L, Ginn O, Bailey ES, Soria F, Andrade M, Bergin MH, Brown J, Gray GC, Deshusses MA. Sci Total Environ. 2020 Oct 10;738:139495. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139495. Epub 2020 May 18. PMID: 32425257.

A highly polarized TH2 bladder response to infection promotes epithelial repair at the expense of preventing new infections. Wu J, Hayes BW, Phoenix C, Macias GS, Miao Y, Choi HW, Hughes FM Jr, Todd Purves J, Lee Reinhardt R, Abraham SN. Nat Immunol. 2020 Jun;21(6):671-683. doi: 10.1038/s41590 020-0688-3. Epub 2020 May 18. PMID: 32424366.

Community-acquired viral respiratory infections amongst hospitalized inpatients during a COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore: co-infection and clinical outcomes. Wee LE, Ko KKK, Ho WQ, Kwek GTC, Tan TT, Wijaya L. J Clin Virol. 2020 Jul;128:104436. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104436. Epub 2020 May 19.PMID: 32447256.

Distinct Cell Transcriptomic Landscapes Upon Henipavirus Infections. Chen M, Tachedjian M, Marsh GA, Cui J, Wang LF. Front Microbiol. 2020 May 19;11:986. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00986. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32508793.

Remdesivir for 5 or 10 Days in Patients with Severe Covid-19. Goldman JD, Lye DCB, Hui DS, Marks KM, Bruno R, Montejano R, Spinner CD, Galli M, Ahn MY, Nahass RG, Chen YS, SenGupta D, Hyland RH, Osinusi AO, Cao H, Blair C, Wei X, Gaggar A, Brainard DM, Towner WJ, Muñoz J, Mullane KM, Marty FM, Tashima KT, Diaz G, Subramanian A; GS-US-540-5773 Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2020 Nov 5;383(19):1827-1837. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2015301. Epub 2020 May 27. PMID: 32459919.

Detection of air and surface contamination by SARS-CoV-2 in hospital rooms of infected patients. Chia PY, Coleman KK, Tan YK, Ong SWX, Gum M, Lau SK, Lim XF, Lim AS, Sutjipto S, Lee PH, Son TT, Young BE, Milton DK, Gray GC, Schuster S, Barkham T, De PP, Vasoo S, Chan M, Ang BSP, Tan BH, Leo YS, Ng OT, Wong MSY, Marimuthu K; Singapore 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Research Team. Nat Commun. 2020 May 29;11(1):2800. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16670-2. PMID: 32472043.

Two linear epitopes on the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein that elicit neutralising antibodies in COVID-19 patients. Poh CM, Carissimo G, Wang B, Amrun SN, Lee CY, Chee RS, Fong SW, Yeo NK, Lee WH, Torres-Ruesta A, Leo YS, Chen MI, Tan SY, Chai LYA, Kalimuddin S, Kheng SSG, Thien SY, Young BE, Lye DC, Hanson BJ, Wang CI, Renia L, Ng LFP. Nat Commun. 2020 Jun 1;11(1):2806. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16638-2. PMID: 32483236.

Statistical inference in matched case-control studies of recurrent events. Cheung YB, Ma X, Lam KF, Li J, Yung CF, Milligan P, Mackenzie G. Int J Epidemiol. 2020 Jun 1;49(3):996-1006. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyaa012. PMID: 32125376.

The Extended Polydimensional Immunome Characterization (EPIC) web-based reference and discovery tool for cytometry data. Yeo JG, Wasser M, Kumar P, Pan L, Poh SL, Ally F, Arkachaisri T, Lim AJM, Leong JY, Lai L, Yeo KT, Lee ESC, Chua CJH, Larbi A, Nyunt MSZ, Ng TP, Chiesa S, Gattorno M, Martini A, Paleja BS, Dutertre CA, Chen J, Nay Yaung K, Tang SP, Ng SK, Yung CF, Tan AYJ, Lee SY, Ginhoux F, Albani S. Nat Biotechnol. 2020 Jun;38(6):679-684. doi: 10.1038/s41587-020-0532-1. PMID: 32440006.

Disseminated Bacillus-Calmette-Guérin Infections And Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders In Singapore: A Single Center 15-Year Retrospective Review. Ong RYL, Chan SB, Chew SJ, Liew WK, Thoon KC, Chong CY, Yung CF, Sng LH, Tan AM, Bhattacharyya R, Jamuar SS, Lim JY, Li J, Nadua KD, Kam KQ, Tan NW. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Aug;97:117-125. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.05.117. Epub 2020 Jun 2. PMID: 32497805. Review.

Early Insights into Immune Responses during COVID-19. St John AL, Rathore APS. J Immunol. 2020 Aug 1;205(3):555-564. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2000526. Epub 2020 Jun 8. PMID: 32513850 Review.

Human MAIT cell cytolytic effector proteins synergize to overcome carbapenem resistance in Escherichia coli. Boulouis C, Sia WR, Gulam MY, Teo JQM, Png YT, Phan TK, Mak JYW, Fairlie DP, Poon IKH, Koh TH, Bergman P, Lim CM, Wang LF, Kwa ALH, Sandberg JK, Leeansyah E. PLoS Biol. 2020 Jun 8;18(6):e3000644. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000644. eCollection 2020 Jun. PMID: 32511236.

Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. Ooi EE, Low JG. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Sep;20(9):996-998. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30460-6. Epub 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32539989.

Preventing Dengue Epidemics during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Wilder-Smith A, Tissera H, Ooi EE, Coloma J, Scott TW, Gubler DJ. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Aug;103(2):570-571. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0480. Epub 2020 Jun 15. PMID: 32539912.

IFN-α Suppresses Myeloid Cytokine Production, Impairing IL-12 Production and the Ability to Support T-Cell Proliferation. Mehrotra A, D'Angelo JA, Romney-Vanterpool A, Chu T, Bertoletti A, Janssen HLA, Gehring AJ. J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 16;222(1):148-157. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa064. PMID: 32049318.

Protective and pathogenic roles for mast cells during viral infections. Rathore AP, St John AL. Curr Opin Immunol. 2020 Oct;66:74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.coi.2020.05.003. Epub 2020 Jun 18. PMID: 32563779. Review.

High flavivirus structural plasticity demonstrated by a non-spherical morphological variant. Morrone SR, Chew VSY, Lim XN, Ng TS, Kostyuchenko VA, Zhang S, Wirawan M, Chew PL, Lee J, Tan JL, Wang J, Tan TY, Shi J, Screaton G, Morais MC, Lok SM. Nat Commun. 2020 Jun 19;11(1):3112. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16925-y. PMID: 32561757.

The Lancet Commission on dengue and other Aedes-transmitted viral diseases. Wilder-Smith A, Lindsay SW, Scott TW, Ooi EE, Gubler DJ, Das P. Lancet. 2020 Jun 20;395(10241):1890-1891. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31375-1. PMID: 32563358.

A feasibility study of conducting surveillance for swine pathogens in slurry from North Carolina swine farms. Bailey ES, Borkenhagen LK, Choi JY, Greer AE, Culhane MR, Gray GC. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 22;10(1):10059. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-67313-x. PMID: 32572119.

The atypical presentation of COVID-19 as gastrointestinal disease: key points for primary care. Ong J, Dan YY, Low JG. Br J Gen Pract. 2020 Jun 25;70(696):360-361. doi: 10.3399/bjgp20X710705. Print 2020 Jul. PMID: 32586825.

Containing COVID-19 outside the isolation ward: The impact of an infection control bundle on environmental contamination and transmission in a cohorted general ward. Wee LEI, Sim XYJ, Conceicao EP, Aung MK, Tan KY, Ko KKK, Wong HM, Wijaya L, Tan BH, Venkatachalam I, Ling ML.Am J Infect Control. 2020 Sep;48(9):1056-1061. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2020.06.188. Epub 2020 Jun 26.PMID: 32599101.

Environmental bioaerosol surveillance as an early warning system for pathogen detection in North Carolina swine farms: A pilot study. Anderson BD, Yondon M, Bailey ES, Duman EK, Simmons RA, Greer AG, Gray GC. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2021 Mar;68(2):361-367. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13683. Epub 2020 Jun 29. PMID: 32535997.

Co-circulation of both low and highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses in current poultry epidemics in Taiwan. Li YT, Chen CC, Chang AM, Chao DY, Smith GJD. Virus Evol. 2020 Jun 30;6(1):veaa037. doi: 10.1093/ve/veaa037. eCollection 2020 Jan. PMID: 32661493.

Immune modulation in COVID-19: Strategic considerations for personalized therapeutic intervention. Hall MW, Joshi I, Leal L, Ooi EE. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 1:ciaa904. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa904. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32604407.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): an evidence map of medical literature. Liu N, Chee ML, Niu C, Pek PP, Siddiqui FJ, Ansah JP, Matchar DB, Lam SSW, Abdullah HR, Chan A, Malhotra R, Graves N, Koh MS, Yoon S, Ho AFW, Ting DSW, Low JGH, Ong MEH. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2020 Jul 2;20(1):177. doi: 10.1186/s12874-020-01059-y. PMID: 32615936.

Household Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 from Adults to Children.Yung CF, Kam KQ, Chong CY, Nadua KD, Li J, Tan NWH, Ganapathy S, Lee KP, Ng KC, Chan YH, Thoon KC. J Pediatr. 2020 Oct;225:249-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.07.009. Epub 2020 Jul 4. PMID: 32634405.

Chest Radiographs and CTs in the Era of COVID-19: Indications, Operational Safety Considerations and Alternative Imaging Practices. Chia AQX, Cheng LT, Wijaya L, Png MA, Sim WY, Hong WL, Chen RC.Acad Radiol. 2020 Sep;27(9):1193-1203. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.06.022. Epub 2020 Jul 7.PMID: 32703648.

Nipah@20: Lessons Learned from Another Virus with Pandemic Potential. Gómez Román R, Wang LF, Lee B, Halpin K, de Wit E, Broder CC, Rahman M, Kristiansen P, Saville M. mSphere. 2020 Jul 8;5(4):e00602-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00602-20. PMID: 32641430.

Successful containment of horizontal enterovirus infection in a neonatal unit in Singapore through diagnosis by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and direct sequence analysis. Tan YY, Quek BH, Thoon KC, Maiwald M, Yung CF, Rajadurai VS, Kong JY. J Infect Public Health. 2020 Oct;13(10):1556-1561. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2020.06.029. Epub 2020 Jul 9. PMID: 32653481.

Predictors and Clinical Outcomes of Poor Platelet Recovery in Adult Dengue With Thrombocytopenia: A Multicenter, Prospective Study. Archuleta S, Chia PY, Wei Y, Syed-Omar SF, Low JG, Oh HM, Fisher D, Ponnampalavanar SSL, Wijaya L, Kamarulzaman A, Lum LCS, Tambyah PA, Leo YS, Lye DC.Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 11;71(2):383-389. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz850.PMID: 31626692.

Clinical Utility of Buccal Swabs for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Detection in Coronavirus Disease 2019-Infected Children. Kam KQ, Yung CF, Maiwald M, Chong CY, Soong HY, Loo LH, Tan NWH, Li J, Nadua KD, Thoon KC. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Jul 13;9(3):370-372. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piaa068. PMID: 32463086.

SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls. Le Bert N, Tan AT, Kunasegaran K, Tham CYL, Hafezi M, Chia A, Chng MHY, Lin M, Tan N, Linster M, Chia WN, Chen MI, Wang LF, Ooi EE, Kalimuddin S, Tambyah PA, Low JG, Tan YJ, Bertoletti A. Nature. 2020 Aug;584(7821):457-462. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2550-z. Epub 2020 Jul 15. PMID: 32668444.

Serum chymase levels correlate with severe dengue warning signs and clinical fluid accumulation in hospitalized pediatric patients. Rathore APS, Senanayake M, Athapathu AS, Gunasena S, Karunaratna I, Leong WY, Lim T, Mantri CK, Wilder-Smith A, St John AL. Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 16;10(1):11856. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68844-z. PMID: 32678248.

Risk factors and biomarkers of severe dengue. Rathore AP, Farouk FS, St John AL. Curr Opin Virol. 2020 Aug;43:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2020.06.008. Epub 2020 Jul 17. PMID: 32688269 Review.

Hepatitis Delta Virus Acts as an Immunogenic Adjuvant in Hepatitis B Virus-Infected Hepatocytes. Tham CYL, Kah J, Tan AT, Volz T, Chia A, Giersch K, Ladiges Y, Loglio A, Borghi M, Sureau C, Lampertico P, Lütgehetmann M, Dandri M, Bertoletti A. Cell Rep Med. 2020 Jul 21;1(4):100060. doi:10.1016/j.xcrm.2020.100060. eCollection 2020 Jul 21. PMID: 33205065.

Discovery and Genomic Characterization of a 382-Nucleotide Deletion in ORF7b and ORF8 during the Early Evolution of SARS-CoV-2. Su YCF, Anderson DE, Young BE, Linster M, Zhu F, Jayakumar J, Zhuang Y, Kalimuddin S, Low JGH, Tan CW, Chia WN, Mak TM, Octavia S, Chavatte JM, Lee RTC, Pada S, Tan SY, Sun L, Yan GZ, Maurer-Stroh S, Mendenhall IH, Leo YS, Lye DC, Wang LF, Smith GJD. mBio. 2020 Jul 21;11(4):e01610-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01610-20. PMID: 32694143.

Linear B-cell epitopes in the spike and nucleocapsid proteins as markers of SARS-CoV-2 exposure and disease severity. Amrun SN, Lee CY, Lee B, Fong SW, Young BE, Chee RS, Yeo NK, Torres-Ruesta A, Carissimo G, Poh CM, Chang ZW, Tay MZ, Chan YH, Chen MI, Low JG, Tambyah PA, Kalimuddin S, Pada S, Tan SY, Sun LJ, Leo YS, Lye DC, Renia L, Ng LFP. EBioMedicine. 2020 Aug;58:102911. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.102911. Epub 2020 Jul 22. PMID: 32711254.

Early Recognition of Coronavirus 2019 Disease (COVID-19) Infection in Surgical Inpatients: The Importance of a Risk-Stratified Approach for Early Testing and Isolation. Wee LE, Sim XYJ, Conceicao EP, Aung MK, Wong HM, Teh YE, Tan KY, Wijaya L, Tan TBH, Ling ML, Venkatachalam I.Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 Nov;21(9):760-765. doi: 10.1089/sur.2020.184. Epub 2020 Jul 22.PMID: 32716758.

A SARS-CoV-2 surrogate virus neutralization test based on antibody-mediated blockage of ACE2-spike protein-protein interaction. Tan CW, Chia WN, Qin X, Liu P, Chen MI, Tiu C, Hu Z, Chen VC, Young BE, Sia WR, Tan YJ, Foo R, Yi Y, Lye DC, Anderson DE, Wang LF. Nat Biotechnol. 2020 Sep;38(9):1073-1078. doi: 10.1038/s41587-020-0631-z. Epub 2020 Jul 23. PMID: 32704169.

Sequential immunization induces strong and broad immunity against all four dengue virus serotypes. Hou J, Shrivastava S, Loo HL, Wong LH, Ooi EE, Chen J. NPJ Vaccines. 2020 Jul 24;5:68. doi: 10.1038/s41541-020-00216-0. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32728482.

Epidemiologic trends in Kawasaki disease during coronavirus disease-19 in Singapore. Yung CF, Nadua KD, Oh BK, Thoon KC. J Pediatr. 2020 Jul 24;226:314-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.07.063. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32717229.

Burden and Cost of Hospitalization for Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Young Children, Singapore. Tam CC, Yeo KT, Tee N, Lin R, Mak TM, Thoon KC, Jit M, Yung CF. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Jul;26(7):1489-1496. doi: 10.3201/eid2607.190539. PMID: 32568036.

High Risk of Influenza Virus Infection Among Swine Workers: Examining a Dynamic Cohort in China. Borkenhagen LK, Wang GL, Simmons RA, Bi ZQ, Lu B, Wang XJ, Wang CX, Chen SH, Song SX, Li M, Zhao T, Wu MN, Park LP, Cao WC, Ma MJ, Gray GC. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 27;71(3):622-629. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz865. PMID: 31504322.

Oxygen: viral friend or foe? Gan ES, Ooi EE. Virol J. 2020 Jul 27;17(1):115. doi: 10.1186/s12985-020-01374-2. PMID: 32718318.

A memory of eS25 loss drives resistance phenotypes. Johnson AG, Flynn RA, Lapointe CP, Ooi YS, Zhao ML, Richards CM, Qiao W, Yamada SB, Couthouis J, Gitler AD, Carette JE, Puglisi JD. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Jul 27;48(13):7279-7297. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa444. PMID: 32463448.

A Well Infant With Coronavirus Disease 2019 With High Viral Load. Kam KQ, Yung CF, Cui L, Tzer Pin Lin R, Mak TM, Maiwald M, Li J, Chong CY, Nadua K, Tan NWH, Thoon KC. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 28;71(15):847-849. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa201. PMID: 32112082.

Phase 1 Trial of a Therapeutic Anti-Yellow Fever Virus Human Antibody. Low JG, Ng JHJ, Ong EZ, Kalimuddin S, Wijaya L, Chan YFZ, Ng DHL, Tan HC, Baglody A, Chionh YH, Lee DCP, Budigi Y, Sasisekharan R, Ooi EE. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jul 30;383(5):452-459. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2000226. PMID: 32726531.

ELKS1 controls mast cell degranulation by regulating the transcription of Stxbp2 and Syntaxin 4 via Kdm2b stabilization. Lam HY, Arumugam S, Bae HG, Wang CC, Jung S, St John AL, Hong W, Han W, Tergaonkar V. Sci Adv. 2020 Jul 31;6(31):eabb2497. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb2497. Print 2020 Jul. PMID: 32937583.

Rapid production of clinical-grade SARS-CoV-2 specific T cells. Leung W, Soh TG, Linn YC, Low JG, Loh J, Chan M, Chng WJ, Koh LP, Poon ML, Ng KP, Kuick CH, Tan TT, Tan LK, Seng MS. Adv Cell Gene Ther. 2020 Jul 31:e101. doi: 10.1002/acg2.101. PMID: 32838213.

Comparative Analysis of Symptomatic and Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children. Li J, Thoon KC, Chong CY, Maiwald M, Kam KQ, Nadua K, Tan NW, Yung CF. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Aug;49(8):530-537. PMID: 33164022.

Crystal structures of full length DENV4 NS2B-NS3 reveal the dynamic interaction between NS2B and NS3. Phoo WW, El Sahili A, Zhang Z, Chen MW, Liew CW, Lescar J, Vasudevan SG, Luo D. Antiviral Res. 2020 Oct;182:104900. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2020.104900. Epub 2020 Aug 5. PMID: 32763315.

Panspecies molecular assays detect viral pathogens missed by real-time PCR/reverse-transcriptase PCR among pneumonia patients, Sarawak, Malaysia. Fieldhouse JK, Bailey ES, Toh TH, Hii KC, Mallinson KA, Ting J, Lednicky JA, Berita A, Nguyen TT, Galan D, Than ST, Wong SC, Wong TM, Blair PJ, Gray GC.Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2020 Aug 12;6:13. doi: 10.1186/s40794-020-00114-2. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32817802.

SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody levels are correlated with severity of COVID-19 pneumonia. Chen W, Zhang J, Qin X, Wang W, Xu M, Wang LF, Xu C, Tang S, Liu P, Zhang L, Liu X, Zhang Y, Yi C, Hu Z, Yi Y. Biomed Pharmacother. 2020 Oct;130:110629. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2020.110629. Epub 2020 Aug 13. PMID: 33406577.

Oral vs Intravenous Antibiotics for Patients With Klebsiella pneumoniae Liver Abscess: A Randomized, Controlled Noninferiority Study. Molton JS, Chan M, Kalimuddin S, Oon J, Young BE, Low JG, Salada BMA, Lee TH, Wijaya L, Fisher DA, Izharuddin E, Koh TH, Teo JWP, Krishnan PU, Tan BP, Woon WWL, Ding Y, Wei Y, Phillips R, Moorakonda R, Yuen KH, Cher BP, Yoong J, Lye DC, Archuleta S. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 14;71(4):952-959. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz881. PMID: 31641767.

Letter from Singapore: The clinical and research response to COVID-19. Chotirmall SH, Wang LF, Abisheganaden JA. Respirology. 2020 Oct;25(10):1101-1102. doi: 10.1111/resp.13929. Epub 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32808426.

Effects of a major deletion in the SARS-CoV-2 genome on the severity of infection and the inflammatory response: an observational cohort study. Young BE, Fong SW, Chan YH, Mak TM, Ang LW, Anderson DE, Lee CY, Amrun SN, Lee B, Goh YS, Su YCF, Wei WE, Kalimuddin S, Chai LYA, Pada S, Tan SY, Sun L, Parthasarathy P, Chen YYC, Barkham T, Lin RTP, Maurer-Stroh S, Leo YS, Wang LF, Renia L, Lee VJ, Smith GJD, Lye DC, Ng LFP. Lancet. 2020 Aug 29;396(10251):603-611. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31757-8. Epub 2020 Aug 18. PMID: 32822564.

Origin and cross-species transmission of bat coronaviruses in China. Latinne A, Hu B, Olival KJ, Zhu G, Zhang L, Li H, Chmura AA, Field HE, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Epstein JH, Li B, Zhang W, Wang LF, Shi ZL, Daszak P. Nat Commun. 2020 Aug 25;11(1):4235. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17687-3. PMID: 32843626.

Viral dynamics and immune correlates of COVID-19 disease severity. Young BE, Ong SWX, Ng LFP, Anderson DE, Chia WN, Chia PY, Ang LW, Mak TM, Kalimuddin S, Chai LYA, Pada S, Tan SY, Sun L, Parthasarathy P, Fong SW, Chan YH, Tan CW, Lee B, Rötzschke O, Ding Y, Tambyah P, Low JGH, Cui L, Barkham T, Lin RTP, Leo YS, Renia L, Wang LF, Lye DC; Singapore 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Research team. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 28:ciaa1280. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1280. PMID: 32856707.

Mutations in the cytoplasmic domain of dengue virus NS4A affect virus fitness and interactions with other non-structural proteins. Tan MJA, Brown NG, Chan KWK, Jin JY, Zu Kong SY, Vasudevan SG. J Gen Virol. 2020 Sep;101(9):941-953. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001462. PMID: 32589122.

Possibility for reverse zoonotic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to free-ranging wildlife: A case study of bats. Olival KJ, Cryan PM, Amman BR, Baric RS, Blehert DS, Brook CE, Calisher CH, Castle KT, Coleman JTH, Daszak P, Epstein JH, Field H, Frick WF, Gilbert AT, Hayman DTS, Ip HS, Karesh WB, Johnson CK, Kading RC, Kingston T, Lorch JM, Mendenhall IH, Peel AJ, Phelps KL, Plowright RK, Reeder DM, Reichard JD, Sleeman JM, Streicker DG, Towner JS, Wang LF. PLoS Pathog. 2020 Sep 3;16(9):e1008758. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008758. eCollection 2020 Sep. PMID: 32881980.

Development and characterization of specific anti-Usutu virus chicken-derived single chain variable fragment antibodies. Schoenenwald AKJ, Gwee CP, Stiasny K, Hermann M, Vasudevan SG, Skern T. Protein Sci. 2020 Nov;29(11):2175-2188. doi: 10.1002/pro.3937. Epub 2020 Sep 4. PMID: 32829514.

Cohort study to evaluate the effect of vitamin D, magnesium, and vitamin B12 in combination on progression to severe outcomes in older patients with coronavirus (COVID-19). Tan CW, Ho LP, Kalimuddin S, Cherng BPZ, Teh YE, Thien SY, Wong HM, Tern PJW, Chandran M, Chay JWM, Nagarajan C, Sultana R, Low JGH, Ng HJ. Nutrition. 2020 Nov-Dec;79-80:111017. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2020.111017. Epub 2020 Sep 8. PMID: 33039952.

CRISPR-Mediated Base Conversion Allows Discriminatory Depletion of Endogenous T Cell Receptors for Enhanced Synthetic Immunity. Preece R, Pavesi A, Gkazi SA, Stegmann KA, Georgiadis C, Tan ZM, Aw JYJ, Maini MK, Bertoletti A, Qasim W. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2020 Sep 11;19:149-161. doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2020.09.002. eCollection 2020 Dec 11. PMID: 33102612.

Saliva is not a useful diagnostic specimen in children with Coronavirus Disease 2019. Chong CY, Kam KQ, Li J, Maiwald M, Loo LH, Nadua KD, Tan NWH, Yung CF, Thoon KC. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 14:ciaa1376. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1376. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32927475.

A Potent Postentry Restriction to Primate Lentiviruses in a Yinpterochiropteran Bat. Morrison JH, Miller C, Bankers L, Crameri G, Wang LF, Poeschla EM. mBio. 2020 Sep 15;11(5):e01854-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01854-20. PMID: 32934084.

An unusual COVID-19 case with over four months of viral shedding in the presence of low neutralizing antibodies: a case report. Chen W, Hu Z, Yi C, Chi Y, Xiong Q, Tan CW, Yi Y, Wang LF. J Biomed Res. 2020 Sep 16;34(6):470-474. doi: 10.7555/JBR.34.20200099. PMID: 33243942.

No influenza D virus detected among pigs, northern Vietnam. Farrell AS, Bui VN, Dao TD, Hoang TD, Gray GC. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2021 Mar;15(2):315-317. doi: 10.1111/irv.12812. Epub 2020 Sep 21. PMID: 32959521.

Radiographic features of COVID-19 based on an initial cohort of 96 patients in Singapore. Khoo HW, Hui TCH, Haja Mohideen SM, Lee YS, Liew CJY, Kok SSX, Young BE, Ong SWX, Kalimuddin S, Tan SY, Loh J, Chan LP, Poh ACC, Wong SBS, Leo YS, Lye DC, Kaw GJL, Tan CH. Singapore Med J. 2020 Sep 21. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2020142. PMID: 33047143.

Construction of a container isolation ward: A rapidly scalable modular approach to expand isolation capacity during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Wee LE, Fan EMP, Heng R, Ang SY, Chiang JL, Tan TT, Ling ML, Wijaya L.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Sep 23:1-3. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.1222. PMID: 32962768.

At the interface: host-pathogen interactions that dictate protection and pathology. St John AL, Morrison TE. Curr Opin Immunol. 2020 Oct;66:iii-v. doi: 10.1016/j.coi.2020.11.004. PMID: 33334435.

Epidemiology of Adenovirus Infections and Outcomes of Cidofovir Treatment in Severely Ill Children. Siew JX, Seah XFV, Chew YR, Thoon KC, Chong CY, Yung CF, Maiwald M, Len Y, Li J, Kam KQ, Nadua K, Tanugroho R, Tan NWH. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Oct;39(10):907-913. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002726. PMID: 32404785.

Rare Case Of Pott's Disease Caused By Bacillus-Calmette Guérin Vaccine. Mahtani S, Tan JMC, Low SYY, Nolan CP, Ong RYL, Lam JCM, Yeo TH, Sng LH, Chang KTE, Chong CY, Tan NWH. J Paediatr Child Health. 2020 Oct;56(10):1655-1656. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15082. PMID: 33099828.

Are migrant workers in Singapore receiving adequate healthcare? A survey of doctors working in public tertiary healthcare institutions. Ang JW, Koh CJ, Chua BW, Narayanaswamy S, Wijaya L, Chan LG, Soh LL, Goh WL, Vasoo S.Singapore Med J. 2020 Oct;61(10):540-547. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2019101. Epub 2019 Sep 6.PMID: 31489436.

Dengue virus induces PCSK9 expression to alter antiviral responses and disease outcomes. Gan ES, Tan HC, Le DHT, Huynh TT, Wills B, Seidah NG, Ooi EE, Yacoub S. J Clin Invest. 2020 Oct 1;130(10):5223-5234. doi: 10.1172/JCI137536. PMID: 32644974.

Construction and characterization of an infectious clone generated from Chikungunya virus SL11131 strain. Suzuki Y, Tanaka A, Maeda Y, Emi A, Fujioka Y, Sakaguchi S, Vasudevan SG, Kobayashi T, Lim CK, Takasaki T, Wu H, Nakano T. Virology. 2021 Jan 2;552:52-62. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2020.09.006. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PMID: 33059320.

Live vaccine infection burden elicits adaptive humoral and cellular immunity required to prevent Zika virus infection. Yau C, Gan ES, Kwek SS, Tan HC, Ong EZ, Hamis NZ, Rivino L, Chan KR, Watanabe S, Vasudevan SG, Ooi EE. EBioMedicine. 2020 Nov;61:103028. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.103028. Epub 2020 Oct 9. PMID: 33045466.

Non-nucleoside Inhibitors of Zika Virus RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase. Gharbi-Ayachi A, Santhanakrishnan S, Wong YH, Chan KWK, Tan ST, Bates RW, Vasudevan SG, El Sahili A, Lescar J. J Virol. 2020 Oct 14;94(21):e00794-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00794-20. Print 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 32796069.

Assessing Professionalism in Medicine - A Scoping Review of Assessment Tools from 1990 to 2018. Tay KT, Ng S, Hee JM, Chia EWY, Vythilingam D, Ong YT, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Fong W, Wijaya L, Toh YP, Mason S, Krishna LKR.J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2020 Oct 16;7:2382120520955159. doi: 10.1177/2382120520955159. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec.PMID: 33150208.

Structural basis of Chikungunya virus inhibition by monoclonal antibodies. Zhou QF, Fox JM, Earnest JT, Ng TS, Kim AS, Fibriansah G, Kostyuchenko VA, Shi J, Shu B, Diamond MS, Lok SM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 3;117(44):27637-27645. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2008051117. Epub 2020 Oct 21. PMID: 33087569.

Disentangling etiologies of CNS infections in Singapore using multiple correspondence analysis and random forest.Zellweger RM, Yacoub S, Chan YFZ, Soon D, Shafi H, Ooi ST, Chan M, Jacobson L, Sessions OM, Vincent A, Low JGH, Ooi EE, Wang L, Wijaya L, Tan K; Singapore Neurologic Infections Program (SNIP).Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 26;10(1):18219. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-75088-4.PMID: 33106525.

Complementary regulation of caspase-1 and IL-1β reveals additional mechanisms of dampened inflammation in bats. Goh G, Ahn M, Zhu F, Lee LB, Luo D, Irving AT, Wang LF. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 17;117(46):28939-28949. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2003352117. Epub 2020 Oct 26. PMID: 33106404.

Fetal mast cells mediate postnatal allergic responses dependent on maternal IgE. Msallam R, Balla J, Rathore APS, Kared H, Malleret B, Saron WAA, Liu Z, Hang JW, Dutertre CA, Larbi A, Chan JKY, St John AL, Ginhoux F. Science. 2020 Nov 20;370(6519):941-950. doi: 10.1126/science.aba0864. Epub 2020 Oct 29. PMID: 33122426.

The effects of aging on host resistance and disease tolerance to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Mok DZL, Chan CYY, Ooi EE, Chan KR. FEBS J. 2020 Oct 30. doi: 10.1111/febs.15613. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33124149 Review.

Achimota Pararubulavirus 3: A New Bat-Derived Paramyxovirus of the Genus Pararubulavirus. Baker KS, Tachedjian M, Barr J, Marsh GA, Todd S, Crameri G, Crameri S, Smith I, Holmes CEG, Suu-Ire R, Fernandez-Loras A, Cunningham AA, Wood JLN, Wang LF. Viruses. 2020 Oct 30;12(11):1236. doi: 10.3390/v12111236. PMID: 33143230.

ImmTAV, a New Immunotherapy Targeting the Source of HBV Infection. Bertoletti A. Hepatology. 2020 Nov;72(5):1514-1517. doi: 10.1002/hep.31527. PMID: 32865247.

Pregnancy Outcomes in COVID-19: A Prospective Cohort Study in Singapore. Mattar CN, Kalimuddin S, Sadarangani SP, Tagore S, Thain S, Thoon KC, Hong EY, Kanneganti A, Ku CW, Chan GM, Lee KZ, Yap JJ, Tan SS, Yan B, Young BE, Lye DC, Anderson DE, Yang L, Su LL, Somani J, Tan LK, Choolani MA, Chan JK. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2020 Nov;49(11):857-869. doi: 10.47102/annals-acadmedsg.2020437. PMID: 33381779.

Experience of a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore with Management of a Dual Outbreak of COVID-19 and Dengue. Wee LE, Cherng BPZ, Conceicao EP, Goh KC, Wan WY, Ko KKK, Aung MK, Sim XYJ, Wijaya L, Ling ML, Venkatachalam I.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Nov;103(5):2005-2011. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0703.PMID: 32996452.

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and transmission risk factors among high-risk close contacts: a retrospective cohort study. Ng OT, Marimuthu K, Koh V, Pang J, Linn KZ, Sun J, De Wang L, Chia WN, Tiu C, Chan M, Ling LM, Vasoo S, Abdad MY, Chia PY, Lee TH, Lin RJ, Sadarangani SP, Chen MI, Said Z, Kurupatham L, Pung R, Wang LF, Cook AR, Leo YS, Lee VJ. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Mar;21(3):333-343. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30833-1. Epub 2020 Nov 2. PMID: 33152271.

Nipah virus dynamics in bats and implications for spillover to humans. Epstein JH, Anthony SJ, Islam A, Kilpatrick AM, Ali Khan S, Balkey MD, Ross N, Smith I, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Tao Y, Islam A, Quan PL, Olival KJ, Khan MSU, Gurley ES, Hossein MJ, Field HE, Fielder MD, Briese T, Rahman M, Broder CC, Crameri G, Wang LF, Luby SP, Lipkin WI, Daszak P. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Nov 17;117(46):29190-29201. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2000429117. Epub 2020 Nov 2. PMID: 33139552.

Interferon Regulatory Factors IRF1 and IRF7 Directly Regulate Gene Expression in Bats in Response to Viral Infection. Irving AT, Zhang Q, Kong PS, Luko K, Rozario P, Wen M, Zhu F, Zhou P, Ng JHJ, Sobota RM, Wang LF. Cell Rep. 2020 Nov 3;33(5):108345. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108345. PMID: 33147460.

Vancomycin Exposure and Acute Kidney Injury Outcome: A Snapshot From the CAMERA2 Study. Liu J, Tong SYC, Davis JS, Rhodes NJ, Scheetz MH; CAMERA2 Study Group. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 4;7(12):ofaa538. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa538. eCollection 2020 Dec. PMID: 33335938.

Sustainable, three-component, one-pot procedure to obtain active anti-flavivirus agents. Felicetti T, Burali MS, Gwee CP, Ki Chan KW, Alonso S, Massari S, Sabatini S, Tabarrini O, Barreca ML, Cecchetti V, Vasudevan SG, Manfroni G. Eur J Med Chem. 2021 Jan 15;210:112992. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2020.112992. Epub 2020 Nov 4. PMID: 33208235.

Outbreak of severe acute respiratory infection in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in 2018: a cross-sectional study.Vanderburg S, Wijayaratne G, Danthanarayana N, Jayamaha J, Piyasiri B, Halloluwa C, Sheng T, Amarasena S, Kurukulasooriya R, Nicholson BP, Peiris JSM, Gray GC, Gunasena S, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, Woods CW, Devasiri V, Tillekeratne LG. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 6;10(11):e040612. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040612. PMID: 33158834.

Environmental and Aerosolized Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Among Hospitalized Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients. Binder RA, Alarja NA, Robie ER, Kochek KE, Xiu L, Rocha-Melogno L, Abdelgadir A, Goli SV, Farrell AS, Coleman KK, Turner AL, Lautredou CC, Lednicky JA, Lee MJ, Polage CR, Simmons RA, Deshusses MA, Anderson BD, Gray GC. J Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 9;222(11):1798-1806. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa575. PMID: 32905595.

Respiratory viral infections in hospitalised paediatric patients in the tropics.Tan KWJ, Yung CF, Maiwald M, Saffari SE, Thoon KC, Chong CY. J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 Apr;57(4):559-565. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15267. Epub 2020 Nov 13. PMID: 33185937.

Containment of COVID-19 and reduction in healthcare-associated respiratory viral infections through a multi-tiered infection control strategy. Wee LE, Venkatachalam I, Sim XYJ, Tan KB, Wen R, Tham CK, Gan WH, Ko KKK, Ho WQ, Kwek GTC, Conceicao EP, Sng CYE, Ng XHJ, Ong JY, Chiang JL, Chua YY, Ling ML, Tan TT, Wijaya L.Infect Dis Health. 2021 May;26(2):123-131. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2020.11.004. Epub 2020 Nov 16.PMID: 33386294.

Meteorological drivers of respiratory syncytial virus infections in Singapore. Ali ST, Tam CC, Cowling BJ, Yeo KT, Yung CF. Sci Rep. 2020 Nov 24;10(1):20469. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-76888-4. PMID: 33235232.

MR1-Restricted T Cells with MAIT-like Characteristics Are Functionally Conserved in the Pteropid Bat Pteropus alecto. Leeansyah E, Hey YY, Sia WR, Ng JHJ, Gulam MY, Boulouis C, Zhu F, Ahn M, Mak JYW, Fairlie DP, Kwa ALH, Sandberg JK, Wang LF. iScience. 2020 Nov 28;23(12):101876. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101876. eCollection 2020 Dec 18. PMID: 33344919.

Immunosuppressive Drug-Resistant Armored T-Cell Receptor T Cells for Immune Therapy of HCC in Liver Transplant Patients. Hafezi M, Lin M, Chia A, Chua A, Ho ZZ, Fam R, Tan D, Aw J, Pavesi A, Krishnamoorthy TL, Chow WC, Chen W, Zhang Q, Wai LE, Koh S, Tan AT, Bertoletti A. Hepatology. 2020 Nov 29. doi: 10.1002/hep.31662. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33249625.

Lack of cross-neutralization by SARS patient sera towards SARS-CoV-2. Anderson DE, Tan CW, Chia WN, Young BE, Linster M, Low JH, Tan YJ, Chen MI, Smith GJD, Leo YS, Lye DC, Wang LF. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020 Dec;9(1):900-902. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2020.1761267. PMID: 32380903.

Th1-Polarized, Dengue Virus-Activated Human Mast Cells Induce Endothelial Transcriptional Activation and Permeability. Syenina A, Saron WAA, Jagaraj CJ, Bibi S, Arock M, Gubler DJ, Rathore APS, Abraham SN, St John AL.Viruses. 2020 Dec 2;12(12):1379. doi: 10.3390/v12121379. PMID: 33276578.

18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography as a window into human dengue pathophysiology. Kalimuddin S, Xie W, Watanabe S, Tham JY, Sam H, Chan KWK, Yap TS, Totman JJ, Chacko AM, Vasudevan SG, Low JG. Antiviral Res. 2021 Jan;185:104991. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2020.104991. Epub 2020 Dec 3. PMID: 33279522.

Peptide-Conjugated Phosphorodiamidate Morpholino Oligomers for In Situ Live-Cell Molecular Imaging of Dengue Virus Replication. Victorio CBL, Novera W, Tham JY, Watanabe S, Vasudevan SG, Chacko AM. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Dec 4;21(23):9260. doi: 10.3390/ijms21239260. PMID: 33291644.

Effectiveness of Palivizumab against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization among Preterm Infants in a Setting with Year-round Circulation. Yeo KT, Yung CF, Khoo PC, Saffari SE, Sng JSP, How MS, Quek BH. J Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 4:jiaa749. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa749. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33274362.

Infection of human Nasal Epithelial Cells with SARS-CoV-2 and a 382-nt deletion isolate lacking ORF8 reveals similar viral kinetics and host transcriptional profiles. Gamage AM, Tan KS, Chan WOY, Liu J, Tan CW, Ong YK, Thong M, Andiappan AK, Anderson DE, Wang Y, Wang LF. PLoS Pathog. 2020 Dec 7;16(12):e1009130. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009130. eCollection 2020 Dec. PMID: 33284849.

Effectiveness of a Mobile-Based Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance System (FluMob) Among Health Care Workers: Longitudinal Study. Lwin MO, Lu J, Sheldenkar A, Panchapakesan C, Tan YR, Yap P, Chen MI, Chow VT, Thoon KC, Yung CF, Ang LW, Ang BS. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020 Dec 7;8(12):e19712. doi: 10.2196/19712. PMID: 33284126.

Serological differentiation between COVID-19 and SARS infections. Chia WN, Tan CW, Foo R, Kang AEZ, Peng Y, Sivalingam V, Tiu C, Ong XM, Zhu F, Young BE, Chen MI, Tan YJ, Lye DC, Anderson DE, Wang LF. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020 Dec;9(1):1497-1505. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2020.1780951. PMID: 32529906.

Impact of COVID-19 on pediatric emergencies and hospitalizations in Singapore. Chong SL, Soo JSL, Allen JC Jr, Ganapathy S, Lee KP, Tyebally A, Yung CF, Thoon KC, Ng YH, Oh JY, Teoh OH, Mok YH, Chan YH. BMC Pediatr. 2020 Dec 23;20(1):562. doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02469-z. PMID: 33353540.

Universal Face Masking Reduces Respiratory Viral Infections Among Inpatient Very-Low-Birthweight Neonatal Infants. Tong WY, Yung CF, Chiew LC, Chew SB, Ang LD, Thoon KC, Rajadurai VS, Yeo KT. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 31;71(11):2958-2961. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa555. PMID: 32406498