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SARS-coV2 variants Evaluation in pRegnancy and paeDIatrics cohorts


Risk Management Plan

Development of the risk management plan

Project Handbook

Reference manual with key processes for project implementation

First periodic report on the joint meeting of the leadership of the consortia from the projects VERDI, EuCARE, CoVICIS, Orchestra, and ReCODID to update and align each other's activity

This report will include the minutes of the meeting summarizing the collaborative work of the projects including the actions taken for maximising common data exploitation such as the use of data standards for ensuring interoperability during the first reporting period as well as potential plans for the future and lessons learnt so far Representation at the meeting from the European COVID Data Platform will be considered

Communication Plan

Plan outlining the project communication strategy

Workshop with stakeholders of digital survey platform

Heterogenous POV for requirement elicitation


Serial Intervals for SARS-CoV-2 Omicron and Delta Variants, Belgium, November 19–December 31, 2021

Author(s): Kremer C, Braeye T, Proesmans K, et al.
Published in: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Issue 28(8), 2022, ISSN 1080-6059
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
DOI: 10.3201/eid2808.220220

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

Author(s): Costanza Di Chiara; Riccardo Boracchini; Giulia Sturniolo; Alessia Barbieri; Paola Costenaro; Sandra Cozzani; Marica De Pieri; Cecilia Liberati; Annachiara Zin; Andrea Padoan; Francesco Bonfante; Fatima Kakkar; Anna Cantarutti; Daniele Donà; Carlo Giaquinto
Published in: Frontiers in Pediatrics, Issue 11, 2023, ISSN 2296-2360
Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
DOI: 10.3389/fped.2023.1193857

Pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 in Africa

Author(s): van der Zalm MM, Dona' D, Rabie H
Published in: Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Issue 35, 2023, ISSN 1040-8703
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ltd.
DOI: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000001230

Participatory Surveillance for COVID-19 Trend Detection in Brazil: Cross-sectional Study

Author(s): Wittwer S, Paolotti D, Lichand G, Leal Neto O
Published in: JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, Issue 9, 2023, ISSN 2369-2960
Publisher: JMIR Publications
DOI: 10.2196/44517

Outcomes of laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection during resurgence driven by Omicron lineages BA.4 and BA.5 compared with previous waves in the Western Cape Province, South Africa

Author(s): Davies MA, Morden E, Rousseau P, Arendse J, Bam JL, Boloko L, Cloete K, Cohen C, Chetty N, Dane P, Heekes A, Hsiao NY, Hunter M, Hussey H, Jacobs T, Jassat W, Kariem S, Kassanjee R, Laenen I, Roux SL, Lessells R, Mahomed H, Maughan D, Meintjes G, Mendelso
Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Issue 127, 2023, ISSN 1201-9712
Publisher: International Society for Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.11.024

Changing character and waning impact of COVID-19 at a tertiary centre in Cape Town, South Africa

Author(s): Hermans LE, Booysen P, Boloko L, Adriaanse M, de Wet TJ, Lifson AR, Wadee N, Papavarnavas N, Marais G, Hsiao NY, Rosslee MJ, Symons G, Calligaro GL, Iranzadeh A, Wilkinson RJ, Ntusi NAB, Williamson C, Davies MA, Meintjes G, Wasserman S
Published in: Southern African journal of infectious diseases, Issue 38, 2023, ISSN 2313-1810
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
DOI: 10.4102/sajid.v38i1.550

Outcomes of laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in the Omicron-driven fourth wave compared with previous waves in the Western Cape Province, South Africa

Author(s): Davies MA, Kassanjee R, Rousseau P, et al.
Published in: Tropical Medicine & International Health, Issue 27(6), 2022, ISSN 1360-2276
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1111/tmi.13752

Behavioral changes associated to the COVID-19 vaccination: Evidence from a cross-national online survey

Author(s): De Gaetano A, Bajardi P, Gozzi N, Perra N, Perrotta D, Paolotti D
Published in: Journal of Medical Internet Research, Issue 25, 2023, ISSN 1438-8871
Publisher: JMIR Publications Inc.
DOI: 10.2196/47563

The decline of the 2022 Italian mpox epidemic: Role of behavior changes and control strategies

Author(s): Guzzetta G, Marziano V, Mammone A, Siddu A, Ferraro F, Caraglia A, Maraglino F, Rezza G, Vespignani A, Longini I, Ajelli M, Merler S.
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 15, 2024, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Portfolio
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-024-46590-4

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

Author(s): Sabatino J, Di Chiara C, Di Candia A, et al.
Published in: Journal of Clinical Medicine, Issue 12, 2022, ISSN 2077-0383
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/jcm12010186

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

Author(s): Rouzine I.M., Rozhnova G.
Published in: Communications Medicine, Issue 3, 2023, ISSN 2730-664X
Publisher: Nature Portfolio
DOI: 10.1038/s43856-023-00320-x

The impact of underreported infections on vaccine effectiveness estimates derived from retrospective cohort studies

Author(s): Sacco C, Manica M, Marziano V, Fabiani M, Mateo-Urdiales A, Guzzetta G, Merler S, Pezzotti P.
Published in: International Journal of Epidemiology, Issue 53, 2024, ISSN 1464-3685
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyae077

Lower respiratory tract infection admissions and deaths among children under 5 years in public sector facilities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic (2019 - 2021)

Author(s): Kehoe, K., Morden, E., Zinyakatira, N., Heekes, A., Jones, H. E., Walter, S. R., Jacobs, T., Murray, J., Buys, H., Redaniel, M. T., & Davies, M.-A.
Published in: South African Medical Journal, Issue 114(3), 2024, ISSN 2078-5135
Publisher: South African Medical Association
DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2024.v114i3.1560

COVID-19 vaccine uptake among children and adolescents in Norway: A comprehensive registry-based cohort study of over 800,000 individuals

Author(s): Orangzeb S, Desalegn A, Trinh NTH, Zhao J, Nordeng H, Lupattelli A.
Published in: Vaccine, 2024, ISSN 0264-410X
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.4693335

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

Author(s): 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, Issue 42, 2024, ISSN 0264-410X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2023.12.006

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

Author(s): Di Chiara C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, et al.
Published in: Children (Basel), Issue 93(4), 2022, ISSN 2227-9067
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/children9040451

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

Author(s): Cohen-Stavi CJ, Magen O, Barda N, et al.
Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine, Issue 387(3), 2022, ISSN 1533-4406
Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2205011

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

Author(s): Minotti C, McKenzie C, Dewandel I, Bekker C, Sturniolo G, Doni D, Giaquinto C, Van Der Zalm MM, Donà D.
Published in: eClinicalMedicine, Issue 62, 2024, ISSN 2589-5370
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2024.102436

Challenges for modelling interventions for future pandemics

Author(s): Mirjam E. Kretzschmar, Ben Ashby, Elizabeth Fearon, Christopher E. Overton, Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths, Lorenzo Pellis, Matthew Quaife, Ganna Rozhnova, Francesca Scarabel, Helena B. Stage, Ben Swallow, Robin N. Thompson, Michael J. Tildesley, Daniel Ville
Published in: Epidemics, Issue 38, 2022, ISSN 1755-4365
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2022.100546

Screening and vaccination against COVID-19 to minimise school closure: a modelling study

Author(s): Colosi E, Bassignana G, Contreras DA, et al.
Published in: The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Issue 22(7), 2022, ISSN 1473-3099
Publisher: The Lancet Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(22)00138-4

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

Author(s): 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, Issue 44, 2023, ISSN 1755-4365
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2023.100712

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

Author(s): Elisabetta Colosi; Giulia Bassignana; Alain Barrat; Vittoria Colizza
Published in: Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine, Issue 41, 2022, ISSN 2352-5568
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.accpm.2022.101047

Evaluation of waning of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-induced immunity: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): 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, Issue 6, 2023, ISSN 2574-3805
Publisher: American Medical Association
DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.10650

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

Author(s): Torneri A, Willem L, Colizza V, et al.
Published in: eLife, Issue 11:e75593, 2022, ISSN 2050-084X
Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications Ltd
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.75593

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

Author(s): Dona' D, Montagnani C, Di Chiara C, et al.
Published in: Viruses, Issue 14, 2022, ISSN 1999-4915
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/v14102256

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

Author(s): 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: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Issue 1, 2024, ISSN 3005-7590
Publisher: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtldopen.23.0053

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

Author(s): Daniele Donà; Chiara Minotti; Tiziana Masini; Martina Penazzato; Marieke M. Van Der Zalm; Ali Judd; Carlo Giaquinto; Marc Lallemant
Published in: European Journal of Pediatrics, 2023, ISSN 1432-1076
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-023-05179-7

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

Author(s): Cécile Kremer; Andrea Torneri; Pieter J.K. Libin; Cécile Meex; Marie-Pierre Hayette; Sébastien Bontems; Keith Durkin; Maria Artesi; Vincent Bours; Philippe Lemey; Gilles Darcis; Niel Hens; Christelle Meuris
Published in: Epidemics, Issue 44, 2023, ISSN 1755-4365
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.epidem.2023.100701

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

Author(s): Minotti C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, et al.
Published in: Viruses, Issue 15, 2023, ISSN 1999-4915
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/v15010192

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

Author(s): de Meijere, G., Valdano, E., Castellano, C., Debin, M., Kengne-Kuetche, C., Turbelin, C., Noël, H., Weitz, J. S., Paolotti, D., Hermans, L., Hens, N., & Colizza, V.
Published in: The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Issue 28, 2023, ISSN 2666-7762
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2023.100614

Estimating SARS-CoV-2 transmission in educational settings: A retrospective cohort study

Author(s): Manica M, Poletti P, Deandrea S, et al.
Published in: Influenza and other respiratory viruses, Issue 17(1), 2023, ISSN 1750-2659
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
DOI: 10.1111/irv.13049

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

Author(s): Valdano E; Colombi D; Poletto C; Colizza, V
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 14, 2023, ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher: Nature Portfolio
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-43856-1

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

Author(s): Boldea, Otilia; Alipoor, Amir; Pei, Sen; Shaman, Jeffrey; Rozhnova, Ganna
Published in: PNAS Nexus, Issue 3, 2024, ISSN 2752-6542
Publisher: Oxford Academic
DOI: 10.48550/arxiv.2212.13470

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

Author(s): Andrew Redfern; Marieke van der Zalm; Juanita Lishman; Pierre Goussard; Liezl Smit; Ron Dagan; Mikhail Barday; Minette Mare; Mathilda Claassen; Gert Van Zyl; Helena Rabie; Lilly M Verhagen
Published in: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Issue 42(8), 2023, ISSN 0891-3668
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000003951

Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection in Children Within the 12 Months Following Mild COVID-19: Insights From a Survey Study

Author(s): Di Chiara C, Boracchini R, Cantarutti A, Kakkar F, Oletto A, Padoan A, Donà D, Giaquinto C.
Published in: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Issue 43, 2024, ISSN 0891-3668
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000004233

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

Author(s): Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M et al.
Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Issue 128, 2023, ISSN 1201-9712
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.12.018

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

Author(s): Hussey H, Davies MA, Heekes A, et al.
Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Issue 118, 2022, ISSN 1201-9712
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.02.051

The socioeconomic impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on families affected by childhood respiratory illnesses in Cape Town, South Africa

Author(s): Anthony MG, Hoddinott G, Van Niekerk M, Dewandel I, McKenzie C, Bekker C, Rabie H, Redfern A, van der Zalm MM
Published in: PLOS Global Public Health, Issue 4(3), 2024, ISSN 2767-3375
Publisher: Public Library of Science, San Francisco, California
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0003020

Impact of contact data resolution on the evaluation of interventions in mathematical models of infectious diseases

Author(s): Contreras Diego Andrés, Colosi Elisabetta, Bassignana Giulia, Colizza Vittoria, Barrat Alain
Published in: Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Issue 19, 2022, ISSN 1742-5662
Publisher: Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2022.0164

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

Author(s): Elisabetta Colosi; Giulia Bassignana; Alain Barrat; Bruno Lina; Philippe Vanhems; Julia Bielicki; Vittoria Colizza
Published in: Eurosurveillance, Issue 28(5), 2023, ISSN 1560-7917
Publisher: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
DOI: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2023.28.5.2200192

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

Author(s): 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., & Zinyakatira, N.
Published in: Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2023, ISSN 1758-2652
Publisher: Wiley, International AIDS Society
DOI: 10.1101/2022.10.17.22281085

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