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COVID-19

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Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first US case of COVID-19. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-sections through the viral genome, seen as black dots. (Photo credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Hannah A Bullock, Azaibi Tamin)

Original Research

Risk Factors and Mortality for Atypical Presentation of COVID-19 Infection in Hospitalized Patients – Lessons From the Early Pandemic
Aurora Pop-Vicas, MD, MPH; Ambar Haleem, MD; Fauzia Osman, MPH; Ryan Fuglestad, BS; Daniel Shirley, MD; Robert Striker, MD; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):94-99.

Community-Based Testing for COVID-19 in a Low-Prevalence, Rural Area: Documentation of Logistics and Practical Aspects of Testing
Mari Freiberg, MPH; Mary F. Henningfield, PhD; Paul H. Hunter, MD; Elizabeth Bade, MD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):100-105.

Clinical Features of COVID-19 Infection in Patients Treated at a Large Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Thomas J. Ebert, MD, PhD; Shannon Dugan; Lauren Barta, MD; Brian Gordon, MD; Calvin Nguyen-Ho; Paul S. Pagel, MD, PhD
WMJ. 2020;119(4):248-252.

Utilization and Results of Repeat SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Testing in a Presumptive Low Prevalence Population
S. Krisztian Kovacs, MD; Jill Palmer, MT(ASCP); Derrick J. Chen, MD; William Rehrauer, PhD; David T. Yang, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(3):177-181.

Changes in Alcohol Use Patterns in the United States During COVID-19 Pandemic
Nicole Boschuetz, MD; Shanna Cheng, MD; Ling Mei, MD; Veronica M. Loy, DO
WMJ. 2020;119(3):171-176.

Investigating the Trajectory of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Milwaukee County and Projected Effects of Relaxed Distancing
Amin Bemanian, PhD; Kwang Woo Ahn, PhD; Mallory O’Brien, PhD, MS; Darren J. Rausch, MS; Benjamin Weston, MD, MPH; Kirsten M. M. Beyer, PhD, MPH, MS
WMJ. 2020;119(2):84-90.

Review

The Great Mask Debate: A Debate That Shouldn’t Be a Debate at All
John R. Raymond, Sr., MD
WMJ. 2020;119(4):229-239.

Brief Reports

Heart Disease, Advanced Age, Minority Race, and Hispanic Ethnicity Are Associated With Mortality in COVID-19 Patients
Brian J. Conway, BS; Ji Won Kim, BS; David C. Brousseau, MD, MS; Meghan Conroy, BS
WMJ. 2021;120(2):152-155.

Decrease in Positivity Rate of Influenza Tests Coinciding With Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2: Data From a Southeastern Wisconsin Laboratory
Siddhartha Singh, MD, MS, MBA; Nathan A. Ledeboer, PhD; Purushottam W. Laud, PhD; Ryan Hanson, MS; Jonathon D. Truwit, MD, MBA
WMJ. 2020;119(4):275-277.

Low Rate of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Adults With Active Cancer Diagnosis in a Nonendemic Region in the United States
Yana Puckett, MD, MBA, MPH, MSc; Lee Wilke, MD; Sharon Weber, MD; Amanda Parkes, MD; Noelle K. LoConte, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(4):286-288.

University of Wisconsin Guidelines for Treatment of Facial Trauma While Minimizing the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission
Shady Elmaraghi, MD; Venkat K Rao, MD, MBA; Catharine B. Garland, MD; Benjamin C. Marcus, MD; Delora L. Mount, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(3):202-204.

COVID-19 Experience in a Wisconsin Academic Medical Center
Julie M. Kolinski, MD; Sakthi K. Sundararajan, MD; Sheila Swartz, MD; Kavita V. Naik, MD; Navdeep Gupta, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(3):198-201.

Case Reports

Pediatric COVID-19 Delirium: Case Report of 2 Adolescents
Sarah Corey Bauer, MD; Francesca Moral, MD; Erin Preloger, MD; Alexandrea Spindler, DO; Marisa Roman, MD; Ashley Logan, DO; Scott J. Sandage, DO; Colleen Manak, MD; Michelle Mitchell, MD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):131-136.

Activating the Hospital Incident Command System Response in a Community Specialty Practice: The Mayo Clinic Experience
Ellen A. Love, MHA; Susanne C. Degen, RN, MBA; Jason E. Craig, MBA; Richard A. Helmers, MD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):137-141.

Commentaries

The First COVIDecade
Robert N. Golden, MD; David O’Connor, PhD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):162-163.

Mural Collaboration Aims to Heal Community
Nathan Hau; Julie Anderson, PhD; Donn Dexter, MD
WMJ. 2021;120(2):88-89.

Mind the Gaps: Supporting Key Social Safety Nets Across the Digital Divide in Rural Wisconsin
Kellia J. Hansmann, MD, MPH; Quinton D. Cotton, MSSA; Amy JH Kind, MD, PhD
WMJ. 2020;119(4): 227-228.

Good Morning Doctor; Welcome to a New Day
Marc Tumerman, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(4):225.

It’s Not Enough
Jonathan Temte, MD, PhD; Robert N. Golden, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(4):296-297.

A New Road Map for Our Nation’s Response to COVID-19
Robert N. Golden, MD; Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(3):215-216.

The Year Sports Died
Ryan J. Wagner, DO
WMJ. 2020;119(3):145-146.

Redefining Self-Interest – The US Response to COVID-19 
John T. Roddy, MD; Jesse Muehlbauer
WMJ. 2020;119(3):147-148.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Student Education in Wisconsin
William J. Hueston, MD; Elizabeth M. Petty, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(2):80-82.

COVID-19 Poses Challenges to Immigrant Physicians in the United States
Sonal Chandratre, MD; Aamod Soman, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(2):77-78.

Hearing the Call of Duty: What We Must Do to Allow Medical Students to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adina L. Kalet, MD, MPH; Fabrice Jotterand, PhD, MA; Martin Muntz, MD; Bipin Thapa, MD, MS; Bruce Campbell, MD
WMJ. 2020;119(1):6-7.

Letter to the Editor

Emotional Support in Times of COVID-19: A Latinx Community Initiative
Patricia Tellez-Giron, MD; Fernando Cano Ospina; Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, MA; Brenda Gonzalez; Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS
WMJ. 2020;119(3):144.