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What we know about Covid-19 reinfection so far

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:52h | UTC

What we know about covid-19 reinfection so far – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


What we now know — and don’t know — about the coronavirus variants

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:41h | UTC

What we now know — and don’t know — about the coronavirus variants – STAT

Related: Covid-19: What new variants are emerging and how are they being investigated? – The BMJ

 


Perspective: Covid-19 vaccine guidance for those who are lactating is based on faulty assumptions, experts say

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:40h | UTC

Covid-19 vaccine guidance for those who are lactating is based on faulty assumptions, experts say – STAT

 


WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in COVID-19 vaccine access

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:58h | UTC

WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in COVID-19 vaccine access – United Nations

Commentaries: Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’: WHO chief – Reuters AND Covid vaccine: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ – BBC

 


Covid-19: What new variants are emerging and how are they being investigated?

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

Covid-19: What new variants are emerging and how are they being investigated? – The BMJ

 


Rapid increase in covid cases ‘not due to the variant’, WHO says

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:49h | UTC

Rapid Increase In COVID Cases ‘Not Due To The Variant’, WHO Says – Health Policy Watch

 


Reflection: Against diagnosis

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:38h | UTC

Against diagnosis – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: Sweetened beverage sales decreased after new tax implementation and bounced back quickly after the tax was repealed

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:24h | UTC

Evaluation of Changes in Beverage Prices and Volume Sold Following the Implementation and Repeal of a Sweetened Beverage Tax in Cook County, Illinois – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed – University of Illinois at Chicago AND Is the Association Between Beverage Taxes and Reductions in Sales Driven by Communication of Health Consequences in Addition to Price Increases? – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Systematic review: Time-restricted eating’s effects on human health

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:16h | UTC

Food Timing, Circadian Rhythm and Chrononutrition: A Systematic Review of Time-Restricted Eating’s Effects on Human Health – Nutrients

 


WHO: Infection prevention and control guidance for long-term care facilities in the context of COVID-19 update

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:24h | UTC

Infection prevention and control guidance for long-term care facilities in the context of COVID-19 update – World Health Organization

 


Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:21h | UTC

Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination – The BMJ

See also: Covid-19 vaccination associated with adverse drug reactions in elderly people who are frail

 


Returning to physical activity after Covid-19

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:19h | UTC

Returning to physical activity after covid-19 – The BMJ

Commentary: Returning to physical activity after a Covid-19 infection – Medical Centre

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Herd immunity by infection is not an option

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:16h | UTC

Herd immunity by infection is not an option – Science

 


[Preprint] Past COVID-19 infection provides some immunity but people may still carry and transmit virus

15 Jan, 2021 | 09:02h | UTC

Past COVID-19 infection provides some immunity but people may still carry and transmit virus – Public Health England

See also: Covid-19: Past infection provides 83% protection for five months but may not stop transmission, study finds – The BMJ AND COVID reinfections are unusual — but could still help the virus to spread – Nature AND COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, but virus can still be spread, study finds – Reuters AND Expert reaction to a preprint from the SIREN study looking at SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in antibody positive healthcare workers – Science Media Centre

 


Progression of myopia in school-aged children after COVID-19 home confinement

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

Progression of Myopia in School-Aged Children After COVID-19 Home Confinement – JAMA Ophthalmology

Commentaries: 2020 as the Year of Quarantine Myopia – JAMA Ophthalmology AND How Does Home Confinement Impact Children’s Eyesight? – AJMC AND COVID-19: Home Quarantine Linked to Increase in Myopia Among Younger Children – NEJM Journal Watch AND Vision problems arise in young school kids in COVID-19 quarantine – CIDRAP

Interview: 2020 as the Year of Quarantine Myopia

 


NIH Guideline Statement: “there are insufficient data to recommend either for or against the use of ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19”

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:53h | UTC

The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel’s Statement on the Use of Ivermectin for the Treatment of COVID-19 – National Institutes of Health

 


Perspective: Ivermectin for COVID-19 — Breakthrough Treatment or Hydroxychloroquine Redux?

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Ivermectin for COVID-19 — Breakthrough Treatment or Hydroxychloroquine Redux? – HIV and ID Observations

Related video: Ivermectin For COVID-19 | A Doctor Explains – ZDoggMD

 


Covid-19 Vaccine — Frequently Asked Questions

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Covid-19 Vaccine — Frequently Asked Questions – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Covid-19 deaths are the highest they’ve ever been — and the more infectious variants could make things much worse

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

Covid-19 deaths are the highest they’ve ever been — and the more infectious variants could make things much worse – STAT

 


Cohort study: Even small amounts of alcohol consumption linked to increased risk of atrial fibrillation

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:40h | UTC

Alcohol consumption, cardiac biomarkers, and risk of atrial fibrillation and adverse outcomes – European Heart Journal

Editorial: Alcohol consumption, atrial fibrillation, and cardiovascular disease: finding the right balance

Commentary: One small alcoholic drink a day is linked to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation – European Society of Cardiology

 


Clinical trial finds vitamin D does not ward off colds and flu

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Clinical trial finds vitamin D does not ward off colds and flu – QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Original study: The effect of vitamin D supplementation on acute respiratory tract infection in older Australian adults: an analysis of data from the D-Health Trial – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

 


A new mandate highlights costs, benefits of making all scientific articles free to read

15 Jan, 2021 | 08:30h | UTC

A new mandate highlights costs, benefits of making all scientific articles free to read – Science

Related: Open-access Science Funders Announce Price Transparency Rules for Publishers (several resources on the subject)

 


Meta-analysis: Saliva vs. nasopharyngeal swabs equally sensitive for Covid-19 diagnosis

14 Jan, 2021 | 02:13h | UTC

The Sensitivity and Costs of Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Infection With Saliva Versus Nasopharyngeal Swabs: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentary: Saliva, Nasopharyngeal Samples Equally Sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CoronaVac study in Brazil: Is the vaccine 50%, 78%, or 100% effective?

14 Jan, 2021 | 02:11h | UTC

Third time’s the charm? Brazil scales back efficacy claims for COVID-19 vaccine from China – Science

See also: CoronaVac’s Overall Efficacy in Brazil Measured at 50.4% – Bloomberg

 


Study estimates 50% of new SARS-CoV-2 infections have originated from exposure to asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic individuals

14 Jan, 2021 | 02:08h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission From People Without COVID-19 Symptoms – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: At least 50% of COVID-19 cases spread from people without symptoms, a new study found – Business Insider AND More than half of Covid-19 infections acquired from asymptomatic carriers – MedicalResearch

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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