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Management of post-acute Covid-19 in primary care

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:42h | UTC

Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care – The BMJ

Commentary: We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-term COVID-19 Patients – TIME

 

 


Filtration efficiency of hospital face mask alternatives available for use during the Covid-19 pandemic

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:36h | UTC

Filtration Efficiency of Hospital Face Mask Alternatives Available for Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic – JAMA Internal Medicine

Editorial: Filtration Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Availability of N95 Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention

Commentary: Sanitized N95s acceptable alternatives to new masks, JAMA study finds – Healthcare Dive

 


Russia has approved ‘world first’ Covid-19 vaccine. But questions over its safety remain

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:28h | UTC

Putin says Russia has approved ‘world first’ Covid-19 vaccine. But questions over its safety remain – CNN

See also: Russia has launched the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine: Here’s all you need to know – Firstpost AND Coronavirus: Putin says vaccine has been approved for use – BBC AND Russia Approves Coronavirus Vaccine Before Completing Tests – The New York Times AND The Russian Vaccine – Science Translational Medicine AND Russia claims first coronavirus vaccine as global cases top 20 million – MedicalXpress

 


Delay routine dental checkups, WHO urges, until COVID risk is known

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:26h | UTC

Delay routine dental checkups, WHO urges, until COVID risk is known – Reuters

Related WHO Guidance: Considerations for the provision of essential oral health services in the context of COVID-19 – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion – “Covid-19 drug research is a big huge mess”

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:25h | UTC

Covid-19 Drug Research Is a Big Huge Mess – Wired

 


Patient-reported outcomes: Central to the management of COVID-19

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:24h | UTC

Patient-reported outcomes: central to the management of COVID-19 – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion – “Reopening schools too early could spread COVID-19 even faster – especially in the developing world”

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:14h | UTC

Reopening schools too early could spread COVID-19 even faster – especially in the developing world – World Economic Forum

 


Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of Covid-19, experts say

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:13h | UTC

Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of Covid-19, experts say – CNN

 


Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

10 Aug, 2020 | 02:08h | UTC

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective – CNN

Original study: Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech – Science Advances

 


Successful elimination of Covid-19 transmission in New Zealand

10 Aug, 2020 | 02:01h | UTC

Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand – New England Journal of Medicine

Related: 100 days without COVID-19: how New Zealand got rid of a virus that keeps spreading across the world – The Conversation

 


The Coronavirus is new, but your immune system might still recognize it

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:59h | UTC

The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It – The New York Times

 


Study: Even asymptomatic people carry the coronavirus in high amounts

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:35h | UTC

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts – The New York Times

Original Study: Clinical Course and Molecular Viral Shedding Among Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Community Treatment Center in the Republic of Korea – JAMA Internal Medicine

 


How safe is your school’s reopening plan? Here’s what to look for

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:30h | UTC

How Safe Is Your School’s Reopening Plan? Here’s What To Look For – NPR

 


[Preprint] Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection – medRxiv

Commentary: Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity – News Medical

 


Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:14h | UTC

Three simple acts can stop Covid-19 outbreaks, study finds – CNN

Original Study: Impact of self-imposed prevention measures and short-term government-imposed social distancing on mitigating and delaying a COVID-19 epidemic: A modelling study – PLOS Medicine

 


Video: Coronavirus update from the WHO

6 Aug, 2020 | 03:01h | UTC

Coronavirus Update With Soumya Swaminathan from the WHO – JAMA

 


How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:58h | UTC

How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond – Nature

 


Nine important things we’ve learned about the Coronavirus pandemic so far

5 Aug, 2020 | 10:14h | UTC

Nine Important Things We’ve Learned about the Coronavirus Pandemic So Far – Scientific American

 


Why pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19

5 Aug, 2020 | 10:11h | UTC

Why pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19 – Science

 


Perspective: How to think like an epidemiologist

5 Aug, 2020 | 10:02h | UTC

How to Think Like an Epidemiologist – The New York Times

 


Coronavirus vaccine tracker: How close are we to a vaccine?

5 Aug, 2020 | 10:00h | UTC

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: how close are we to a vaccine? – The Guardian

Related: Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker – The New York Times

 


Perspective: The Coronavirus is never going away

5 Aug, 2020 | 09:54h | UTC

The Coronavirus Is Never Going Away – The Atlantic

 


Obesity in adults: A clinical practice guideline

5 Aug, 2020 | 09:49h | UTC

Obesity in adults: a clinical practice guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Commentary: Landmark obesity guidelines in Canada treat problem as chronic illness – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Vitamin D supplementation does not reduce the risk of depression

5 Aug, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

Effect of Long-term Vitamin D3 Supplementation vs Placebo on Risk of Depression or Clinically Relevant Depressive Symptoms and on Change in Mood Scores: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Vitamin D doesn’t prevent depression in older adults, large study finds – CNN AND Large study confirms vitamin D does not reduce risk of depression in adults – Massachusetts General Hospital

 


Anxiety and depression in COVID-19 survivors: Role of inflammatory and clinical predictors

4 Aug, 2020 | 03:16h | UTC

Anxiety and depression in COVID-19 survivors: role of inflammatory and clinical predictors – Brain, Behavior and Immunity

Commentary: Survivors of Covid-19 show increased rate of psychiatric disorders, study finds – The Guardian

 


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