COVID-19

Core Outcome Measurement Set for Research and Clinical Practice in Post COVID-19 Condition (Long COVID) in Children and Young People: An International Delphi Consensus Study “PC-COS Children”

2024

Authors: Seylanova N, Chernyavskaya A, Degtyareva N, Mursalova A, Ajam A, Xiao L, Aktulaeva K, Roshchin P, Bobkova P, Aiyegbusi OL, Anbu AT, Apfelbacher C, Asadi-Pooya AA, Ashkenazi-Hoffnung L, Brackel C, Buonsenso D, de Groote W, Diaz JV, Donà D, …, Thorne C, Vijverberg S, Warner JO, Were WM, Williamson PR, Munblit D.

Published in: European Respiratory Journal

Age-specific transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 during the first two years of the pandemic

2024

Authors: Boldea O, Alipoor A, Pei S, Shaman J, Rozhnova G.

Published in: PNAS Nexus

How does post COVID differ from other post-viral conditions in childhood and adolescence (0–20 years old)? A systematic review

2024

Authors: Minotti C, McKenzie C, Dewandel I, Bekker C, Sturniolo G, Doni D, Giaquinto C, Van Der Zalm MM, Donà D.

Published in: eClinical Medicine

Epidemic graph diagrams as analytics for epidemic control in the data-rich era

2024

Authors: Valdano E, Colombi D, Poletto C, Colizza V.

Published in: Nature Communications

Clinical spectrum of disease and outcomes in children with Omicron SARS-COV-2 infection in Cape Town, South Africa

2024

Authors: Bekker C, Dewandel I, Redfern A, McKenzie C, Lishman J, Verhagen LM, Claassen M, Wilson S, Dunbar R, Bosch C, van Zyl G, Preiser W, Goussard P, Rabie H, van der Zalm MM.

Published in: IJTLD OPEN

Stronger and durable SARS-CoV-2 immune response to mRNA vaccines in 5–11 years old children with prior COVID-19

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Cantarutti A, Petrara MR, Bonfante F, Benetti E, Boracchini R, Bosa L, Carmona F, Cosma C, Cotugno N, Le Prevost M, Martini G, Meneghel A, Pagliari M, Palma P, Ruffoni E, Zin A, De Rossi A, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Padoan A.

Published in: Vaccine

SARS-CoV-2 transmission patterns in educational settings during the Alpha wave in Reggio-Emilia, Italy

2023

Authors: Molina Grané C, Mancuso P, Vicentini M, Venturelli F, Djuric O, Manica M, Guzzetta G, Marziano V, Zardini A, d’Andrea V, Trentini F, Bisaccia E, Larosa E, Cilloni S, Cassinadri MT, Pezzotti P, Ajelli M, Rossi PG, Merler S, Poletti P.

Published in: Epidemics

Behavioral Changes Associated With COVID-19 Vaccination: Cross-National Online Survey

2023

Authors: De Gaetano A, Bajardi P, Gozzi N, Perra N, Perrotta D, Paolotti D.

Published in: Journal of Medical Internet Research

Comparative study showed that children faced a 78% higher risk of new-onset conditions after they had COVID-19

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Barbieri E, Chen YX, Visonà E, Cavagnis S, Sturniolo G, Parca A, Liberati C, Cantarutti L, Lupattelli A, Le Prevost M, Corrao G, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Cantarutti A.

Published in: Acta Paediatrica

COVID-19 and MIS-C treatment in children—results from an international survey

2023

Authors: Donà D, Minotti C, Masini T, Penazzato M, Van Der Zalm MM, Judd A, Giaquinto C, Lallemant M & Survey Respondents Consortium.

Published in: European Journal of Pediatrics

Minimising school disruption under high incidence conditions due to the Omicron variant in France, Switzerland, Italy, in January 2022

2023

Authors: Colosi E, Bassignana G, Barrat A, Lina B, Vanhems P, Bielicki J, Colizza V.

Published in: MedRxiv (preprint) and Eurosurveillance

Reconstruction of SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks in a primary school using epidemiological and genomic data

2023

Authors: Kremer C, Torneri A, Libin PJK, Meex C, Hayette MP, Bontems S, Durkin K, Artesi M, Bours V, Lemey P, Darcis G, Hens N, Meuris C.

Published in: Epidemics

Clinical features of COVID-19 in Italian outpatient children and adolescents during Parental, Delta, and Omicron waves: a prospective, observational, cohort study

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Boracchini R, Sturniolo G, Barbieri A, Costenaro P, Cozzani S, De Pieri M, Liberati C, Zin A, Padoan A, Bonfante F, Kakkar F, Cantarutti A, Donà D, Giaquinto C.

Published in: Frontiers in Pediatrics

Flexible Bayesian estimation of incubation times

2023

Authors: Gressani O, Torneri A, Hens N, Faes C.

Published in: medRxiv

COVID-19 among adults living with HIV: correlates of mortality among public sector healthcare users in Western Cape, South Africa

2023

Authors: Kassanjee, R., Davies, M.-A., Ngwenya, O., Osei-Yeboah, R., Jacobs, T., Morden, E., Timmerman, V., Britz, S., Mendelson, M., Taljaard, J., Riou, J., Boulle, A., Tiffin, N. and Zinyakatira, N.

Published in: Journal of the International AIDS Society

Evolutionary implications of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination for the future design of vaccination strategies

2023

Authors: Rouzine IM, Rozhnova G.

Published in: Nature Communications Medicine

Persistent symptoms after 1 year in hospitalized children with COVID-19, compared to controls

2023

Authors: Conde M, Gastesi I, de Pablo L, Villanueva S, Aguilera-Alonso D, Esteban A, Epalza C, López M, Domínguez S, Gómez P, Ballesteros A, Pinto C, Navarro M, Giaquinto C, Moraleda C, Tagarro A, on behalf of EPICO-AEP and ORCHESTRA Working Group

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Risk Factors for Severe Acute SARS-CoV-2 Disease in Pediatric Population

2023

Authors: Tagarro A, Gastesi I, Villanueva S, Ramírez A, Mesa ML, Vasquez P, Friedrich G, Naranjo M, Restrepo S, Baquero OL, Mejía LM, Álvarez C, Leoz I, Calvo C, Epalza C, Soriano-Arandes A, Menasalvas A, Navarro M, Herranz M, Fumadó V, Crichton S, Le Prevost M, Giaquinto C, Reinos T, Conde M, Moraleda C, on behalf of EPICO-AEP, EPICO-Colombia and ORCHESTRA Working Groups

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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The Estimation of Long-COVID Prevalence and Long-Term Persistence in Italian Children After COVID-19 Compared to Un-Infected Subjects: An Analysis Using a Pediatric Primary Care Database

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Barbieri E, Chen YX, Visonà E, Cavagnis S, Sturniolo G, Parca A, Liberati C, Cantarutti L, Lupattelli A, Le Prevost M, Corrao G, Giaquinto C.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Evaluation of Waning of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine-Induced Immunity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

2023

Authors: Menegale F, Manica M, Zardini A, Guzzetta G, Marziano V, D’Andrea V, Trentini F, Ajelli M, Poletti P, Merler S.

Published in: JAMA Network Open

Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Acute Respiratory Illnesses in South African Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2023

Authors: Redfern A, van der Zalm MM, Lishman J, Goussard P, Smit L, Dagan R, Barday M, Mare M, Claassen M, Van Zyl G, Rabie H, Verhagen LM.

Published in: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

The impact of variant and vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology; three prospective household cohorts

2023

Authors: Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M, Lammens C, van Beek J, Rozhnova G, Eggink D, Euser S, Wildenbeest J, Duijts L, van Houten M, Goossens H, Giaquinto C, Bruijning‑Verhagen P.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Ethnic group differences in rates of SARS-CoV-2 testing, PCR-confirmed infections and COVID-19 related hospital admissions in young children by SARS-CoV-2- variant: national birth cohort study

2023

Authors: Abdullahi F, Hardelid P, Nguyen V, Thorne C, Linda Wijlaar.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Clinical presentation and outcome of acute respiratory illnesses in South African children during the COVID-19 pandemic

2023

Authors: Redfern A, van der Zalm MM, Lishman J, Goussard P, Smit L, Dagan R, Barday MM, Mare M, Claassen M, Van Zyl G, Rabie H, Verhagen LM.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Clinical features of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children and adolescents who experienced COVID-19 across Parental, Delta, and Omicron waves in Italy: a prospective observational study

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Boracchini R, Sturniolo G, Barbieri A, Costenaro P, De Pieri M, Liberati C, Zin A, Cozzani S, Padoan A, Bonfante F, Kakkar F, Cantarutti A, Donà D, Giaquinto C.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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Hybrid immunity upon mRNA vaccines induce a stronger and durable SARS-CoV-2 immune response in children

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Cantarutti A, Petrara MR, Bonfante F, Cosma C, Carmona F, Pagliari M, Cotugno N, Boracchini R, Meneghel A, Benetti E, Bosa L, Palma P, De Rossi A, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Padoan A, and the VERDI/ORCHESTRA study teams.

Presented at: ESPID 2023

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mRNA vaccines induce a higher antibodies response in children with previous COVID-19

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Cantarutti A, Bonfante F, Petrara MR, Cosma C, Pagliari M, Cotugno N, Meneghel A, Benetti E, Bosa L, Palma P, De Rossi A, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Padoan A, for the VERDI study team.

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Persistent symptoms in children admitted with COVID similar to controls 1 year later

2023

Authors: Tagarro A, Villanueva S, Esteban A, López M, Conde M, de Pablo L, Aguilera-Alonso D, Gastesi I, Domínguez S, Epalza C, Ballesteros A, Pinto C, Giaquinto C, Moraleda C, on behalf of EPICO and ORCHESTRA Working Group

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Comorbidities that increase risk for severe acute COVID-19 in pediatric population

2023

Authors: García TA, García GI, Medina VS, Varela RA, Rubio MLM, Hoyos VP, Friedrich G, Vanegas NM, Gualteros RS, Vaquero LO, Mejía ML, Álvarez C, Gordillo LI, Rey CC, Errondo EC, Arandes ST, Ruiz MA, Gómez NM, Aguirre HM, Pérez FV, le Prevost M, Giaquinto C, Redecilla MC

Presented at: CROI 2023

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Pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 in Africa

2023

Authors: Van der Zalm MM, Donà D, Rabie H.

Published in: Current Opinions in Pediatrics

Mid- and Long-Term Atrio-Ventricular Functional Changes in Children after Recovery from COVID-19

2023

Authors: Sabatino J, Di Chiara C, Di Candia A, Sirico D, Donà D, Fumanelli J, Basso A, Pogacnik P, Cuppini E, Romano LR, Castaldi B, Reffo E, Cerutti A, Biffanti R, Cozzani S, Giaquinto C, Di Salvo G.

Published in: Journal of Clinical Medicine

Early Treatments of Fragile Children with COVID-19—Results of CLEVER (Children COVID Early Treatment), a Retrospective, Observational Study

2023

Authors: Minotti C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, Trivellato S, Francavilla A, Di Chiara C, Liberati C, Mattera R, Biffi A, Giaquinto C, Venturini F, Donà D.

Published in: Viruses

Attitudes towards booster, testing and isolation, and their impact on COVID-19 response in winter 2022/2023 in France, Belgium, and Italy: a cross-sectional survey and modelling study

2023

Authors: De Meijere G, Valdano E, Castellano C, Debin M, Kengne-Kuetche C, Turbelin C, Noël H, Weitz J, Paolotti D, Hermans L, Hens N, Colizza V.

Published in: The Lancet Regional Health – Europe

The impact of variant and vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology; three prospective household cohorts

2022

Authors: Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M, Lammens C, van Beek J, Rozhnova G, Eggink D, Euser S, Wildenbeest J, Duijts L, van Houten M, Goossens H, Giaquinto C, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases

COVID-19 in Infants Less than 3 Months: Severe or Not Severe Disease?

2022

Authors: Donà D, Montagnani C, Di Chiara C, Venturini E, Galli L, Lo Vecchio A, Denina M, Olivini N, Bruzzese E, Campana A, Giacchero R, Salvini F, Meini A, Ponzoni M, Trapani S, Rossi E, Lombardi MH, Badolato R, Pierri L, Pruccoli G, Rossin S, Colomba C, Cazzato S, Pacati I, Nicolini G, Pierantoni L, Bianchini S, Krzysztofiak A, Garazzino S, Giaquinto C, Castelli Gattinara G

Published in: Viruses

Controlling SARS-CoV-2 in schools using repetitive testing strategies

2022

Authors: Torneri A, Willem L, Colizza V, Kremer C, Meuris C, Darcis G, Hens N, Libin PJK.

Published in: eLife

BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age

2022

Authors: Cohen-Stavi CJ, Magen O, Barda N, Yaron S, Peretz A, Netzer D, Giaquinto C, Judd A, Leibovici L, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Reis BY, Balicer RD, Dagan N.

Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine

Seasonal patterns of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in secondary schools: a modelling study

2022

Authors: Pham TM, Westerhof I, Bootsma MCJ, Kretzschmar ME, Rozhnova G, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: MedRxiv

Omicron Neutralizing and Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S-RBD Antibodies in Naïve and Convalescent Populations After Homologous and Heterologous Boosting With an mRNA Vaccine

2022

Authors: Pagliari M, Mazzetto E, Gastaldelli M, Bortolami A, Donà D, Padoan A, Di Chiara C, Pezzani MD, Cosma C, Napolitan A, Quaranta EG, Giussani E, Fusaro A, Pascarella M, Aita A, Liberati C, Lorusso A, Monne I, De Rossi A, Basso D, Porru S, Ricci A, Terregino C, Plebani M, Tacconelli E*, Giaquinto C*, Bonfante F*.

Published in: Lancet Preprints

Preliminary Evidence on Pulmonary Function after Asymptomatic and Mild COVID-19 in Children

2022

Authors: C. D. Chiara, S. Carraro, S. Zanconato, S. Cozzani, E. Baraldi et al.

Published in: National Library of Medicine

Assessing the clinical severity of the Omicron variant in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, using the diagnostic PCR proxy marker of RdRp target delay to distinguish between Omicron and Delta infections – a survival analysis

2022

Authors: Hussey H, Davies MA, Heekes A, Williamson C, Valley-Omar Z, Hardie D, Korsman S, Doolabh D, Preiser W, Maponga T, Iranzadeh A, Wasserman S, Boloko L, Symons G, Raubenheimer P, Parker A, Schrueder N, Solomon W, Rousseau P, Wolter N, Jassat W, Cohen C, Lessells R, Wilkinson RJ, Boulle A, Hsiao NY.

Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases

Editorial: Modelling COVID-19 in school settings to evaluate prevention and control protocols

2022

Authors: Colosi E, Bassignana G, Barrat A, Colizza V.

Published in: Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine

Early Use of Sotrovimab in Children:A Case Report of an 11-Year-Old Kidney Transplant Recipient Infected with SARS-CoV-2

2022

Authors: Di Chiara C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, Longo G, Benetti E, Venturini F, Giaquinto C and Donà D.

Published in: Children

Protective SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Response in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

2022

Authors: L. Bosa, C. Di Chiara, P. Gaio, C. Cosma, A. Padoan et al.

Published in: Frontiers in Pediatrics

Left ventricular longitudinal strain alterations in asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic paediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection

2021

Authors: D Sirico, CD Chiara, P Costenaro, F Bonfante, S Cozzani, M Plebani, E Reffo, B Castaldi, D Dona, LD Dalt, C Giaquinto, and GD Salvo

Published in: European Heart Journal

 

Abstract

Aims Compared with adult patients, clinical manifestations of children’s coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) are generally perceived as less severe.

Mild SARS-CoV-2 infections and neutralizing antibody titers

2021

Authors: F Bonfante, P Costenaro, A Cantarutti, CD Chiara, A Bortolami, MR Petrara, F Carmona, M Pagliari, C Cosma, S Cozzani, E Mazzetto, GD Salvo, LD Dalt, P Palma, L Barzon, G Corrao, C Terregino, A Padoan, M Plebani, AD Rossi, D Donà, C Giaquinto

Published in: Pediatrics

 

Abstract

Background. Recent evidence suggests that neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 may persist over time;

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