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Antonia Ho
Infectious Diseases Physician & Clinical Senior Lecturer . Interests . Views are my own.
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Antonia Ho Oct 30
Replying to @derekjsloan
Isn't the act of advising against virtue signalling not virtue signalling in itself? 🤔
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Antonia Ho Oct 30
I echo these sentiments - have been incredibly impressed by how PhD students and postdocs at and other institutions have stepped up in the response. Their contribution should rightly be highlighted and acknowledged. 👏
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Academy of Medical Sciences Oct 29
Join our free online International Health Lecture 2020 with this Monday on future pandemics. Meet panelist Prof Gabriel Leung – dean of and read in advance about his talk:
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Gabriele Pollara Oct 30
This is reassuring on many levels, including supporting schools (esp primary) being kept open as wider public health measures intensify.
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Antonia Ho Oct 29
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Antonia Ho Oct 29
Important new study by & team showing 1 in 6 admissions in Scotland are or their households. Patient-facing HCWs had a 3.3x increased risk of COVID-19 admission than non-patient facing HCWs. The latter had similar risk to general public.
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Antonia Ho Oct 29
Great article using outbreaks in an office, a restaurant, and a bus to explain the complexities of transmission, and provides context to the current recommendations (distancing,😷, avoid indoor meeting) to mitigate infection and spread👇
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Antonia Ho Oct 28
Replying to @Susannajd @LivUni and 3 others
That is such a great idea! Well done - dream team! 🙌
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Antonia Ho Oct 28
Replying to @PeterHorby
It’s an excellent game! Nevertheless I might stick to Cranium for🎄 to have a break from pandemics...
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estee Oct 28
Equality and diversity efforts do not ‘burden’ research — no matter what the UK government says
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Antonia Ho Oct 27
Sadly this👇. Today we had 367 confirmed deaths within 28 days of a positive test. Exceeding worst case scenario estimates is nothing to be proud of.
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Antonia Ho Oct 27
I wholeheartedly agree!
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NHS Research Scotland Oct 26
Participants are being sought in Scotland to take part in the UK-wide PRINCIPLE trial, investigating pre-existing treatments for older patients (aged over 50) in the community who show signs of . Read more: .
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Antonia Ho Oct 26
A great summary of what we know about virology, transmission and pathogenesis so far. Well done and team. 👇
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Antonia Ho Oct 26
Also been told it won't pick up anything with Ct >28.
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John Nkengasong Oct 24
How fought the pandemic — and what coronavirus has taught the world... Read more 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾
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Isaac Bogoch Oct 23
Phase II study of convalescent plasma for the treatment of in India. >400 adults admitted to hospital with confirmed infection. "Convalescent plasma was not associated with a reduction in progression to severe covid-19 or all cause mortality."
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Antonia Ho Oct 23
Enrolled today as a participant for the Phase 3 nanoparticle vaccine trial. Hopefully contributing useful data towards a safe and effective vaccine. 🤞💉💪 Thanks to the fantastic team for looking after me!
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Antonia Ho Oct 22
Replying to @DebbyBogaert
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Antonia Ho Oct 21
Replying to @derekjsloan
Very important point!
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