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Vaccine effectiveness of the second and third COVID-19 boosters in Belgium (administered during 2022 autumn campaign)

February 16, 2022) . From May 2022, Flanders offered a second booster vaccination to nursing home (NH) residents and people aged over 80 years. In early July 2022, a second booster vaccination was offered to ...

Urinary tract infections in nursing home residents: Understanding the epidemiology and the clinical diagnosis and management

Publication Type: Dissertation Authors: Katrien Latour; Jan De Lepeleire; Frank Buntinx; Boudewijn Catry Source: KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, p.168 (2023) ISBN: 9789075828382 Keywords: long-term care facilities; healthcare-associated infections; antimicrob ...

Influenza-like illness (including COVID-19) sentinel surveillance in Belgian nursing homes: amended protocol- V2

Duysburgh; Karl Mertens Source: p.24 (2023) Keywords: COVID-19 Influenza-like illness nursing homes Surveillance Health Topics:  Griep Flu Grippe Acute respiratory tract infection Acute luchtweginfectie ...

Antimicrobial monitoring in nursing homes: a target for antimicrobial stewardship

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Moira Kelly; Boudewijn Catry; Lucy Catteau Source: ICPIC, Geneva, Switzerland (2023) Keywords: antimicrobial consumption long term care facilities Full text language:  English Catego ...

Exploratory study of risk factors related to SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in nursing homes in Flanders (Belgium) during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Keywords: COVID-19 nursing homes Abstract: In a previous study in Belgian nursing homes (NH) during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we found a SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence of 17% with a large ...

Epidemiology of COVID-19 mortality in Belgium from wave 1 to wave 7 (March 2020 – 11 September 2022)

years old, males represented the highest fraction of COVID-19 deaths. Places of death Most of the COVID-19 deaths took place in hospitals (67.7%), followed by nursing homes (31.9%). During wave 1, there ...

COVID-19 mortality, excess mortality, deaths per million and infection fatality ratio, Belgium, 9 March 2020 to 28 June 2020

Keywords: COVID-19 Excess mortality nursing homes Abstract: Background COVID-19 mortality, excess mortality, deaths per million population (DPM), infection fatality ratio (IFR) and case fatality ratio (CFR) ...

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine closes the gap in immune response between naïve nursing home residents and healthy adults.

Antibodies, Viral BNT162 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections COVID-19 COVID-19 Vaccines Humans Immunity nursing homes Population Groups RNA, Messenger SARS-CoV-2 Abstract: BACKGROUND: Nursing home residents, ...

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine closes the gap in immune response between naïve nursing home residents and healthy adults

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Pannus, Pieter; Stéphanie Depickère; Kemlin, Delphine; Georges, Daphnée; Houben, Sarah; Olislagers, Véronique; Waegemans, Alexandra; De Craeye, Stéphane; Antoine Francotte; Chaumont, Félicie; Van ...

COVID-19 Clusters in Belgian Nursing Homes: Impact of Facility Characteristics and Vaccination on Cluster Occurrence, Duration and Severity

long-term care facilities SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Abstract: COVID-19 severely affected nursing home residents from March 2020 onwards in Belgium. This study aimed to model the impact of vaccination and ...

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