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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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New calculator predicts risk of hospital admission and mortality from coronavirus 19 in adults

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:37h | UTC

Living risk prediction algorithm (QCOVID) for risk of hospital admission and mortality from coronavirus 19 in adults: national derivation and validation cohort study – The BMJ

See calculator: QCovid® risk calculator

 

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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

 


Studies point to big drop in COVID-19 death rates

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Studies Point To Big Drop In COVID-19 Death Rates – NPR

 


Viewpoint – COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: Translating evidence into action

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: translating evidence into action – Archives of Disease in Childhood

 

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Perspective: COVID-19 in children and young people

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

COVID-19 in children and young people – Science

 


Guidelines for care of adults with Down Syndrome

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Medical Care of Adults With Down Syndrome: A Clinical Guideline – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Guidelines for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome

 


Clinical Report: Evaluation and management of the infant exposed to HIV in the US

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:09h | UTC

Evaluation and Management of the Infant Exposed to HIV in the United States – Pediatrics

Commentaries: Pediatrics Group Updates Guidelines on Managing HIV-Exposed Infants – NEJM Journal Watch AND Perinatal Exposure to HIV Requires Specialized, Coordinated Care – AJMC

 


WHO takes a position on genetically modified mosquitoes

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

WHO takes a position on genetically modified mosquitoes – World Health Organization

Position Statement: Evaluation of genetically modified mosquitoes for the control of vector-borne diseases – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO Releases a Position Statement on Genetically Modified Mosquitoes for the Control of Vector-Borne Diseases – Health Policy Watch

 


Covid-19: The global crisis — in data

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:45h | UTC

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

 


Herd immunity and implications for SARS-CoV-2 control

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:44h | UTC

Herd Immunity and Implications for SARS-CoV-2 Control – JAMA

Author Interview: Can We Count on Herd Immunity to Control COVID-19? – JAMA

Patient Page: What Is Herd Immunity? – JAMA

 

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Editorial: Covid-19’s known unknowns

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:42h | UTC

Covid-19’s known unknowns – The BMJ

 

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Opinion: The scientific and ethical feasibility of immunity passports

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

The scientific and ethical feasibility of immunity passports – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Related: Digital ‘health passport’ trials under way to aid reopening of borders – The Guardian

 


Covid-19 vaccine protocols reveal that trials are designed to succeed

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:40h | UTC

Covid-19 Vaccine Protocols Reveal That Trials Are Designed To Succeed – Forbes

 


Perspective: All eyes on a hurdle race for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:39h | UTC

All eyes on a hurdle race for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine – Nature

 


The household secondary attack rate of SARS-CoV-2: A rapid review

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:36h | UTC

The household secondary attack rate of SARS-CoV-2: A rapid review – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 

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Vertical transmission of Zika virus and its outcomes: a Bayesian synthesis of prospective studies

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:30h | UTC

Vertical transmission of Zika virus and its outcomes: a Bayesian synthesis of prospective studies – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Desideratum: a developmentalist view of Zika virus infection – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


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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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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