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Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of color

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of color – STAT

Original report: Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19, by Age and Race and Ethnicity — United States, January 26–October 3, 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

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Will Covid-19 vaccines save lives? Current trials aren’t designed to tell us

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:40h | UTC

Will covid-19 vaccines save lives? Current trials aren’t designed to tell us – The BMJ

Commentaries: COVID-19 vaccine trials won’t tell us if the shots save lives, expert notes – CNN AND Coronavirus vaccine trials won’t tell us if they save lives, prevent serious illness or stop transmission – here’s why – The Conversation

 

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Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:30h | UTC

Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond – The BMJ

 


Dozens to be deliberately infected with coronavirus in UK ‘human challenge’ trials

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Dozens to be deliberately infected with coronavirus in UK ‘human challenge’ trials – Nature

Commentaries: U.K. Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Expose Study Subjects – NPR AND UK plan to be first to run human challenge Covid trials – BBC

 


Nature journals announce first open-access agreement

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:11h | UTC

Nature journals announce first open-access agreement – Nature

 


Covid-19: The global crisis — in data

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:45h | UTC

Covid-19: The global crisis — in data – Financial Times

 


Editorial: Covid-19’s known unknowns

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:42h | UTC

Covid-19’s known unknowns – The BMJ

 

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Meta-analysis: Evidence-based prevention of Alzheimer’s disease

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:21h | UTC

Evidence-based prevention of Alzheimer’s disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of 243 observational prospective studies and 153 randomised controlled trials – Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

Commentaries: Biggest risk factors identified to try and prevent Alzheimer’s disease – BMJ AND Systematic review finds ten lifestyle factors that clearly impact the probability of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) – Sharp Brains

 

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The Lancet: Latest global disease estimates reveal perfect storm of rising chronic diseases and public health failures fuelling COVID-19 pandemic

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:21h | UTC

The Lancet: Latest global disease estimates reveal perfect storm of rising chronic diseases and public health failures fuelling COVID-19 pandemic – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Commentaries: Global rise in chronic diseases combined with Covid-19 bodes ill for world health – CNN AND Global study shows deadly convergence of chronic disease, COVID-19 – CIDRAP

See report: NEW Special issue of The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Related Editorial: Global health: time for radical change? – The Lancet

 


WHO: Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:19h | UTC

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19 – World Health Organization

 

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[Preprint] Multi-organ impairment in low-risk individuals with long COVID

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:18h | UTC

Multi-organ impairment in low-risk individuals with long COVID – medRxiv

Related study (preprint): Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 long Covid patients and draft quality criteria for services – medRxiv

 

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New studies show reduced prevalence and severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection in ABO blood group O

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:16h | UTC

Study 1: Reduced prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in ABO blood group O – Blood Advances

Study 2: The association of ABO blood group with indices of disease severity and multiorgan dysfunction in COVID-19 – Blood Advances

Commentaries: People with blood type O may have lower risk of Covid-19 infection and severe illness, two new studies suggest – CNN AND Studies offer new evidence for possible link between blood type and COVID-19 susceptibility – American Society of Hematology

 


NIHR dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid)

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:14h | UTC

A dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid) – National Institute for Health Research

News Release: Living with COVID: NIHR publishes dynamic themed review into ‘ongoing COVID’

Commentaries: Coronavirus: ‘Long Covid could be four different syndromes’ – BBC AND Long covid could be four different syndromes, review suggests – The BMJ AND ‘Long COVID’ may affect multiple parts of body and mind, doctors say – Reuters

 


Answering key questions about COVID-19 vaccines

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:10h | UTC

Answering Key Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines – JAMA

 

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[Preprint] WHO SOLIDARITY trial results published; Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir, and Interferon do not improve outcomes in Covid-19

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:42h | UTC

Repurposed antiviral drugs for COVID-19; interim WHO SOLIDARITY trial results – medRxiv

Commentary: Remdesivir and interferon fall flat in WHO’s megastudy of COVID-19 treatments – Science

 

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Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now – The Lancet

Commentary: Herd immunity approaches to COVID-19 control are a ‘dangerous fallacy’, say authors of open letter – The Lancet

 


Viewpoint: Sensible medicine—balancing intervention and inaction during the COVID-19 pandemic

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:38h | UTC

Sensible Medicine—Balancing Intervention and Inaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic – JAMA

Author interview: Sensible Medicine—Balancing Intervention and Inaction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

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Act now, wait for perfect evidence later, says ‘high priestess’ of U.K. COVID-19 masking campaign

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:37h | UTC

Act now, wait for perfect evidence later, says ‘high priestess’ of U.K. COVID-19 masking campaign – Science

 

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Researchers worldwide fight to work and teach amid COVID-19

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:35h | UTC

Researchers worldwide fight to work and teach amid COVID-19 – Nature

 


NEW Special issue of The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Homepage: Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

Editorial: Global health: time for radical change? – The Lancet

 

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IDSA Position Statement: “Herd immunity” is not an answer to a pandemic

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

“Herd Immunity” is Not an Answer to a Pandemic – Infectious Diseases Society of America

 

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Perspective: Will SARS-CoV-2 become endemic?

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Will SARS-CoV-2 become endemic? – Science

 

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Review: The duration of infectiousness of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

The duration of infectiousness of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 – Journal of Infection

 

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The 4 simple reasons Germany is managing Covid-19 better than its neighbors

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

The 4 simple reasons Germany is managing Covid-19 better than its neighbors – Vox

See also: The German coronavirus mystery – UnHerd

 


Coronavirus vaccine: What we know so far – a comprehensive guide by academic experts

15 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Coronavirus vaccine: what we know so far – a comprehensive guide by academic experts – The Conversation

 


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