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COVID-19 and Sustainable Healthcare Systems

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Authored by Lorcan Clarke for Evidence Aid, 22 March 2020.
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak will likely continue through 2020 and into 2021, with governments rapidly accelerating into health and economic responses that are of unprecedented scale in modern peacetime.
The scale of responses to COVID-19 and their …

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Press release: Despite imminent threat of closure, Evidence Aid staff pull out the stops on COVID 19 to be sure that practitioners and journalists really are being ‘Guided by the Science’

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Despite the imminent threat of closure, Evidence Aid staff pull out the stops on COVID 19 to be sure that practitioners and journalists really are being ‘Guided by the Science’
COVID-19 and the global response to it are placing unprecedented demands on health systems …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Evidence Collection

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Created on 16 March 2020. Last updated 28 March 2020.
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is leading to a rapidly expanding and evolving literature. Evidence Aid is preparing summaries of relevant research which are available below as soon as each is ready. In time we will have …

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Additional steroid treatment for patients with influenza who are critically ill: Uncertain whether beneficial or harmful

Citation: Lansbury L, Rodrigo C, Leonardi-Bee J, et al. Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of influenza. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019; (2): CD010406.
What is this? Corticosteroids are widely used for people with severe influenza, but there is uncertainty about their potential benefits …

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Italian guidelines on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Created on 29 February 2020. Last updated 5 March 2020.
Compiled by colleagues at the Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group in Italy
1. Ministero della Salute. (Italian Ministry of Health (MOH)) Informazioni per i cittadini (Information for citizens).
2. Dipartimento Protezione Civile. (Civil Protection Department) Aggiornamento sulla situazione …

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Press Release: Fighting the COVID-19 info-demic with facts

UKAID and H2H

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Fighting the COVID-19 info-demic with facts:
H2H fund awards funding to leading information and communication expert organisations to develop global, regional and local factual information and dispel harmful rumours
Geneva, 25 February 2020 – The H2H Network has funded four independent international organisations focused on communication …

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Japanese guidelines on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Created on 26 February 2020. Last updated 19 March 2020.
Compiled by colleagues at Bukkyo University, co-ordinated by Prof. Hajime Takeuchi MD.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information portal

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Created on: 6 February 2020. Last updated 19 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to a rapidly expanding and evolving literature. Evidence Aid is preparing summaries of relevant research, which are available here [please note this web page is being updated daily] (Coronavirus (COVID-19): …

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Linking Evidence to Aid researchers in tackling the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak

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Author: Steph Macdonald, Open Pharma (Oxford PharmaGenesis)
As the collection of literature and resources on the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak increases, Evidence Aid is working to ensure links to the latest research are made discoverable.
Last month, we highlighted the pivotal role the open science movement …

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Chinese guidelines on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Created on 9 February 2020. Last updated 19 March 2020.
Compiled by colleagues at Lanzhou University – Full text provided by EvidenceAid-2019nCoV@lzu.edu.cn

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