Are there lower-cost alternatives or strategies that could help low and middle-income countries with making a diagnosis of COVID-19 during this pandemic? Here is our summary on how investigations can be used in diagnosis and to predict risk of infection.
The latest updates on the COVID-19 situation worldwide for the week of 19th to 25th May 2020. Highlights this week include a Science Weekly podcast, on whether we should compare the COVID-19 figures across countries. Key publications featured, with a focus on how to predict the risk of severe infection.
In response to COVID-19 how should we best manage the limited resources of PPE? How will this look for low and middle income countries? Are homemade masks a solution for the general population? Let's explore the evidence behind it.
COVID-19 weekly updates for May. Focus on evidence behind which materials make good homemade masks, and highlights from the recent publications on the COVID-19 situation in low and middle income countries around the world.
With many countries facing shortages of adequate personal protective equipment in the COVID-19 pandemic, what practical steps can we take to reduce risk of exposure and transmission? Are any of the new adjuncts effective or helpful in the healthcare setting?