Publications by authors named "Ziad Memish"

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Interferon Beta-1b and Lopinavir-Ritonavir for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

N Engl J Med 2020 10 7;383(17):1645-1656. Epub 2020 Oct 7.

From the Intensive Care Department (Y.M.A., A.A.-D.) and the Departments of Infection Prevention and Control (H.H.B.), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (S.A.J.), Pharmaceutical Care (S.A.H.), and Medicine (A.A.), King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, the College of Medicine (Y.M.A., S.A.J., A.A.-D., A.A.) and the College of Pharmacy (M.A.J., S.A.H.), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Hospital (A.Y.A., Z.A.M., S.G., S.A.F.), Infection Prevention and Control, Preventive Health (A.M.A.), and Deputyship for Public Health (H.A.A.J.), Ministry of Health, Clinical Trials Services (M.A.J., A.M.D., B.M.A.) and the Departments of Biostatistics and Informatics (J.J., M.A.H.) and Infectious Disease Research (N.K.A.), King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, the Military Medical Services, Ministry of Defense (Y.M.), the Department of Intensive Care Services (G.A.A.M.), and the Infectious Diseases Division (N.M.S., F.E.E.), Prince Sultan Military Medical City, and the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University (Z.A.M.), Riyadh, the Department of Critical Care Medicine, King Khalid University, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha (A.A.B.), Medical Services (M.H.A.A.) and the Department of Critical Care Medicine (M.A.), King Abdullah Medical Complex, the Health Directorate, Ministry of Health (M.H.A.A.), and the Internal Medicine Department, King Fahad General Hospital, Ministry of Health (W.B.), the Intensive Care Department (F.A.-H.) and the Department of Infection Prevention and Control (A.A.S.), Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, and the College of Medicine and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (F.A.-H., A.A.S.), Jeddah, and the Intensive Care Department, King Khalid Hospital, Najran (A.M.B.E.) - all in Saudi Arabia; the World Health Organization, Geneva (H.H.B.); the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta (Z.A.M.); the Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine, Sunnybrook Hospital, and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto (R.A.F.); and the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville (F.G.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa2015294DOI Listing
October 2020

Reply to the correspondence "Staphylococcus capitis causing infective endocarditis: not so uncommon" by Tchana-Sato & Defraigne.

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

Infection 2020 Sep 30. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Director Research and Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-020-01501-9DOI Listing
September 2020

Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in a MERS-CoV Endemic Area.

J Epidemiol Glob Health 2020 Sep;10(3):214-221

Director Research and Innovation Centre, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health & College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.200806.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7509106PMC
September 2020

Helmet Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure could be an Effective Strategy: A Feasibility Study.

J Epidemiol Glob Health 2020 Sep;10(3):201-203

Senior Infectious Diseases Consultant & Director Research & Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.200817.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7509101PMC
September 2020

Histamine release theory and roles of antihistamine in the treatment of cytokines storm of COVID-19.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep - Oct;37:101874. Epub 2020 Sep 3.

Specialty Internal Medicine and Quality Department, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101874DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7470786PMC
September 2020

Epidemiology of human common coronavirus acquisition in pilgrims.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep - Oct;37:101845. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Aix Marseille Univ, IRD, AP-HM, SSA, VITROME, Marseille, France; IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101845DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7427599PMC
August 2020

Forward planning for disaster-related mass gatherings amid COVID-19.

Lancet Planet Health 2020 09 11;4(9):e379-e380. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Research and Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30175-3DOI Listing
September 2020

Fragile Endothelium and Brain Dysregulated Neurochemical Activity in COVID-19.

ACS Chem Neurosci 2020 08 27;11(15):2159-2162. Epub 2020 Jul 27.

Critical Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00437DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7393674PMC
August 2020

COVID-19 and the scaled-down 2020 Hajj Pilgrimage - Decisive, logical and prudent decision making by Saudi authorities overcomes pre-Hajj public health concerns.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Aug 7. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

Research & Innovation Centre, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.08.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7413862PMC
August 2020

COVID-19 and the scaled-down 2020 Hajj Pilgrimage-Decisive, logical and prudent decision making by Saudi authorities overcomes pre-Hajj public health concerns.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 10 6;99:34-36. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Research & Innovation Centre, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.08.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7409790PMC
October 2020

Thrombolysis in severe COVID-19 pneumonia with massive pulmonary embolism.

Am J Emerg Med 2020 Jul 30. Epub 2020 Jul 30.

Critical Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.07.068DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7392155PMC
July 2020

Comment on Hu et al: The cytokine storm and COVID-19.

J Med Virol 2020 Aug 6. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Department of Critical Care, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.26396DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7436490PMC
August 2020

Lung Injury in COVID-19-An Emerging Hypothesis.

ACS Chem Neurosci 2020 08 24;11(15):2156-2158. Epub 2020 Jul 24.

Critical Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00422DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7393669PMC
August 2020

Configuring a hospital in the COVID-19 era by integrating crisis management logistics.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 Jul 23:1-2. Epub 2020 Jul 23.

Critical Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.365DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7403742PMC
July 2020

Pausing superspreader events for COVID-19 mitigation: International Hajj pilgrimage cancellation.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Jul - Aug;36:101817. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

University of Sciences, Technique and Technology, Bamako, Mali. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7357522PMC
September 2020

Nosocomial outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus: A phylogenetic, epidemiological, clinical and infection control analysis.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep - Oct;37:101807. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

Senior Infectious Diseases Consultant & Director Research & Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Faculty of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101807DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7319941PMC
June 2020

Therapeutic plasma exchange in adults with severe COVID-19 infection.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Oct 23;99:214-218. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Research and Innovative Centre, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.06.064DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7308750PMC
October 2020

All Hands on Deck: A synchronized whole-of-world approach for COVID-19 mitigation.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Sep 18;98:208-215. Epub 2020 Jun 18.

Research Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.06.049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7301799PMC
September 2020

Serologic testing of coronaviruses from MERS-CoV to SARS-CoV-2: Learning from the past and anticipating the future.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep - Oct;37:101785. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

Director Research Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia; Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101785DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7286260PMC
June 2020

Tale of three seeding patterns of SARS-CoV-2 in Saudi Arabia.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 May 19. Epub 2020 May 19.

University of Sciences, Technique and Technology, Bamako, Mali.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30425-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7237192PMC
May 2020

Therapeutic use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 and other viral infections: A narrative review.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 May - Jun;35:101735. Epub 2020 May 6.

King Saud Medical City, Research & Innovation Center, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia; Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101735DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202851PMC
July 2020

COVID-19 travel restrictions and the International Health Regulations - Call for an open debate on easing of travel restrictions.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 05 17;94:88-90. Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Center for Clinical Microbiology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7162781PMC
May 2020

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2020 08 18;41(4):568-578. Epub 2020 Apr 18.

Director Research & Innovation Center, Research Center Department, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1709160DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7516363PMC
August 2020

COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and Saudi Arabia: prevention and therapeutic strategies.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2020 05 4;55(5):105968. Epub 2020 Apr 4.

King Saud Medical City, Research Center, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia; Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2020.105968DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7271262PMC
May 2020

No time for dilemma: mass gatherings must be suspended.

Lancet 2020 04 30;395(10231):1191-1192. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Global Centre for Mass Gatherings Medicine, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30754-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7146682PMC
April 2020

Covid-19 and community mitigation strategies in a pandemic.

BMJ 2020 Mar 17;368:m1066. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

Research and Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m1066DOI Listing
March 2020

The cancellation of mass gatherings (MGs)? Decision making in the time of COVID-19.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Mar - Apr;34:101631. Epub 2020 Mar 14.

Research & Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101631DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7102544PMC
May 2020

COVID-19 in the Shadows of MERS-CoV in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

J Epidemiol Glob Health 2020 03;10(1):1-3

Director Research and Innovation Centre, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.200218.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7310806PMC
March 2020

COVID-19 - the role of mass gatherings.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Mar - Apr;34:101617. Epub 2020 Mar 9.

Research & Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health and; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101617DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7102534PMC
May 2020

Transmission of respiratory tract infections at mass gathering events.

Curr Opin Pulm Med 2020 05;26(3):197-202

Infection Prevention and Control Department, Directorate General for Disease Surveillance and Control (DGDSC).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCP.0000000000000675DOI Listing
May 2020

Remdesivir as a possible therapeutic option for the COVID-19.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2020 Mar - Apr;34:101615. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Director Research Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia; Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101615DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7129391PMC
May 2020

Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Lancet 2020 03 4;395(10229):1063-1077. Epub 2020 Mar 4.

Department of Infection, Division of Infection and Immunity, Centre for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, London, UK; National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)33221-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7155742PMC
March 2020

Tools to implement the World Health Organization End TB Strategy: Addressing common challenges in high and low endemic countries.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Mar 27;92S:S60-S68. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Directorate General for Disease Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman; Institute for Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark; ESCMID Emerging Infections Task Force, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.02.042DOI Listing
March 2020

COVID-19: preparing for superspreader potential among Umrah pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

Lancet 2020 03 27;395(10227):e48. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Research & Innovation Center, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh 12746, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30466-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7158937PMC
March 2020

Saudi Arabia's drastic measures to curb the COVID-19 outbreak: temporary suspension of the Umrah pilgrimage.

J Travel Med 2020 05;27(3)

Research & Innovation Center, King Saudi Medical City, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taaa029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7107544PMC
May 2020

Reducing mortality from 2019-nCoV: host-directed therapies should be an option.

Lancet 2020 02 5;395(10224):e35-e36. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Immunotherapy Programme, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, 1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal; I Med Clinic, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30305-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7133595PMC
February 2020

The continuing 2019-nCoV epidemic threat of novel coronaviruses to global health - The latest 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 02 14;91:264-266. Epub 2020 Jan 14.

Directorate General for Disease Surveillance and Control, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman; Institute for Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.01.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7128332PMC
February 2020

MERS-CoV as an emerging respiratory illness: A review of prevention methods.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Nov 12:101520. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.101520DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110694PMC
November 2019

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019 12;33(4):891-905

Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, Royal Free Campus 2nd Floor, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2019.08.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7127753PMC
December 2019

Vaccine against Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 10;19(10):1054-1055

Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30477-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7129953PMC
October 2019

The Hajj 2019 Vaccine Requirements and Possible New Challenges.

J Epidemiol Glob Health 2019 09;9(3):147-152

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.190705.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7310822PMC
September 2019

Risk of antibiotic resistant meningococcal infections in Hajj pilgrims.

BMJ 2019 08 23;366:l5260. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5260DOI Listing
August 2019

Modelling the importation risk of measles during the Hajj.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 08;19(8):806

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30356-1DOI Listing
August 2019

"Healthy Hajj 2019" -- what you need to know, before you go.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Jul - Aug;30:1-3. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia; Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.07.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7129608PMC
October 2019

Confronting the persisting threat of the Middle East respiratory syndrome to global health security.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 02 3;20(2):158-160. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Division of Infection and Immunity, Center for Clinical Microbiology, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30347-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7128339PMC
February 2020

Measles and the 2019 Hajj: the risk of magnifying the global measles surge.

J Travel Med 2019 Sep;26(6)

School of Public Health, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz041DOI Listing
September 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the last two years: Health care workers still at risk.

Am J Infect Control 2019 10 23;47(10):1167-1170. Epub 2019 May 23.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ("PMAH"), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7115296PMC
October 2019

Mass gatherings medicine: public health issues arising from mass gathering religious and sporting events.

Lancet 2019 05;393(10185):2073-2084

Division of Infection, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30501-XDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7159069PMC
May 2019

Meningitis vaccine shortage and the 2019 Hajj mass gathering: market dynamics and epidemic control.

J Travel Med 2019 Jun;26(5)

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz039DOI Listing
June 2019

Native valve Staphylococcus capitis infective endocarditis: a mini review.

Infection 2020 Feb 11;48(1):3-5. Epub 2019 May 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-019-01311-8DOI Listing
February 2020

Hajj abattoirs in Makkah: risk of zoonotic infections among occupational workers.

Vet Med Sci 2019 08 23;5(3):428-434. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6682789PMC
August 2019

Clinical predictors of mortality of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection: A cohort study.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 May - Jun;29:48-50. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Department of Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110962PMC
July 2019

Call to action for improved case definition and contact tracing for MERS-CoV.

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

J Travel Med 2019 Jun;26(5)

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7107567PMC
June 2019

Burkholderia cepacia complex outbreaks among non-cystic fibrosis patients in the intensive care units: A review of adult and pediatric literature.

Infez Med 2018 Dec;26(4):299-307

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohamed bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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December 2018

Clinical respiratory infections and pneumonia during the Hajj pilgrimage: A systematic review.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:15-26. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Aix Marseille Univ, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM), Service de Santé des Armées (SSA), Microbes Vecteurs Infections Tropicales et Méditerranéennes (VITROME), Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire-Méditerranée Infection (IHU-Méditerranée Infection), Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110718PMC
May 2019

MERS coronavirus outbreak: Implications for emerging viral infections.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Mar 18;93(3):265-285. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

College of Medicine, Al-Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7127703PMC
March 2019

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus intermittent positive cases: Implications for infection control.

Am J Infect Control 2019 03 21;47(3):290-293. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.08.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7115256PMC
March 2019

Impact of the Hajj on pneumococcal carriage and the effect of various pneumococcal vaccines.

Vaccine 2018 11 17;36(48):7415-7422. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Aix Marseille Univ, IRD, AP-HM, SSA, VITROME, IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Lack of seasonal variation of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Jan - Feb;27:125-126. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7128823PMC
April 2019

MERS: What is the current situation in Saudi Arabia?

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

J Travel Med 2018 01;25(1)

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine & Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital (PMAH), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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January 2018

Polio priority countries and the 2018 Hajj: Leveraging an opportunity.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 Sep - Oct;25:3-5. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University & Dept of Research and Internal Medicine Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Health of the Hajj.

Authors:
Ziad A Memish

Science 2018 08 9;361(6402):533. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Ziad A. Memish is a professor at the College of Medicine, Alfaisal University & Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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August 2018

From Hajj services to Mass Gathering Medicine: Saudi Arabia formalizes a novel discipline.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:105-106. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health & College of Medicine Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7128817PMC
May 2019

Implications of converging conflicts, emergencies, and mass gatherings for global health security.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 08;6(8):e834-e835

Departments of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection during pregnancy: Report of two cases & review of the literature.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2019 Jun 2;52(3):501-503. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ("PMAH"), Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7128238PMC
June 2019

From the "Madding Crowd" to mass gatherings-religion, sport, culture and public health.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Mar - Apr;28:91-97. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine and Research Department, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health & College of Medicine Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110704PMC
May 2019

Mitigating the risks of global spread of Lassa fever at the 2018 Hajj pilgrimage.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 May - Jun;23:99-100. Epub 2018 Apr 27.

Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health and College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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October 2018

Global spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and mass-gathering religious events.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 05;18(5):488-490

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, and Infectious Diseases Division, Departments of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh 11514, Saudi Arabia; Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2018

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: risk factors and determinants of primary, household, and nosocomial transmission.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 08 18;18(8):e217-e227. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Centre for Clinical Microbiology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK; NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7164784PMC
August 2018

A systematic review of emerging respiratory viruses at the Hajj and possible coinfection with Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 May - Jun;23:6-13. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Department of Medicine and Research, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110954PMC
October 2018

Unusual presentation of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus leading to a large outbreak in Riyadh during 2017.

Am J Infect Control 2018 09 13;46(9):1022-1025. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Department of Emergency Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.02.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7115299PMC
September 2018

Healthcare worker exposure to Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Revision of screening strategies urgently needed.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun 9;71:113-116. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University and Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.04.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7110437PMC
June 2018

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in pediatrics: a report of seven cases from Saudi Arabia.

Front Med 2019 Feb 6;13(1):126-130. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, 11533, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7088593PMC
February 2019

Taking forward the Stop TB Partnership and World Health Organization Joint Theme for World TB Day March 24th 2018 - "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You can make history. End TB".

Int J Infect Dis 2018 03 22;68:122-124. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

UNZA-UCLMS Research and Training Program, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia; Center for Clinical Microbiology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK; National Institute of Health Research, Biomedical Research Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions.

World J Emerg Surg 2018 25;13. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Emergency Surgery, Parma Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5784683PMC
September 2018

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Saudi Arabia: A Review.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2018 02 10;18(2):75-81. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

3 Ministry of Health , Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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February 2018

Hajj - Beyond traveller's diarrhea.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2018 Jan - Feb;21:80-81. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address:

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April 2018