NM Highlights: State fair cancelled. Phase 2 reopening stalls. Fewer New Mexicans staying home. ABQ July 4 celebration plan. NM case update. US Highlights: Family members infected following surprise birthday party. New cases spike in Texas due to early reopening of bars. International Highlights: 50% in Austria ski resort have antibodies. Economics, Workforce, Supply Chain, PPE: Why people do not wear masks. Mask filtration efficiencies compared. Masks worn incorrectly. Ultraviolet-based biophotonic technologies. Improved mask designs. Mask wearing controversy. Epidemiology Highlights: Contamination through air flow paths. Contamination of wastewater circulation. Healthcare Policy Recommendations: Moralizing COVID-19 mitigation practices contributes to social polarization. Misperception of exponential infection growth by Americans is common but can be corrected. Adjust quarantine plans for the findings that older patients might have a longer incubation period. Hazards of school reopening in European countries with high transmission rates. Practice Guidelines: Several Brazilian recommendations are published on managing lung cancer, performing laparoscopic surgery, and breastfeeding. Guidelines are provided and managing gynecological cancer. Testing: Test accessibility, frequency and speed of reporting matters more than sensitivity. Prolonged shedding of SARS-CoV-2. Sensitivity of nasopharyngeal and swabs testing. Testing algorithm for essential workers. Drugs, Vaccines, Therapies, Clinical Trials: dexamethasone trial preprint criticized, smallpox-based COVID-19 vaccine, 27 new clinical trials. Other Science: Pandemic sees increased alcohol consumption. Charlson Comorbidity Index predicts poor outcomes. CT features associated with severity. Immune-inflammatory tests associated with severity. Hepatic complications.
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