COVID-19

BU investigators are working with colleagues in South Africa to assist the South African Government to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and collaborating on COVID-19 research in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Publications and other documents

Chevalier JM, Sy KTL, Girdwood S, Khan S, Albert H, Toporowski A, Hannay E, Carmona S, Nichols B. Optimal use of COVID19 Ag-RDT screening at border crossings to prevent community transmission: a modeling analysis.

Benade M, Long L, Rosen S, Meyer-Rath G, Tucker JM, Miot J. Reduction in initiations of HIV treatment in South Africa during the COVID pandemic.

Sy T, White LF, Nichols BE. Population density and basic reproductive number of COVID-19 across United States counties. PLOS One 2021;16(4): e0249271.

Edoka I, Fraser H, Jamieson L, Meyer-Rath G, Mdewa W. Inpatient care costs of COVID-19 in South Africa’s public healthcare system. Int J Health Pol Mgmt 2021.

Nichols BE, Jamieson L, Zhang SRC, Rao GA, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G. The role of remdesivir in South Africa: preventing COVID-19 deaths through increasing ICU capacity. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 6:ciaa937.

Jo Y, Jamieson L, Edoka I, Long L, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Moultrie H, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G, Nichols BE. Cost-effectiveness of remdesivir and dexamethasone for COVID-19 treatment in South Africa. Open Forum Inf Dis 2021.