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Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 30th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Long-term Effects of COVID-19: Long COVID

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article focuses on post-COVID-19 syndrome, widely known as Long COVID. The article highlights the origins of the term, explores what is currently known about epidemiology and risk factors, and considers the research challenges moving forward. Current and future management approaches are also considered, including the potential challenges of caring for patients with Long COVID in low- and middle-income countries.

Tribute to Professor Tony Gershlick

Asif Qasim
   

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 23rd November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Heart Attack VS. COVID-19: Is it safer to stay home or go to hospital?

MedShr Editor
   
If you were shielding from COVID-19, what would you do if you thought you might be having a heart attack or a stroke? What if you didn’t have textbook heart attack symptoms but just didn’t feel right? How would you weigh up the risks and decide whether to go to the hospital or remain at home?

I’m going to Datix you! A conversation with Founder and former CEO of Datix Jonathan Hazan

Adam Ali
   
How can incident reporting systems, designed to promote patient safety and help healthcare teams learn from their mistakes, inadvertently lead to a culture of fear of reporting incidents? We talk with the Founder and former CEO of Datix Jonathan Hazan about his mission to improve patient safety, how Datix came about and the more worrying recent culture of fear and blame that is sometimes associated with this platform.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 16th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 9th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Emerging Therapies for COVID-19: Current vaccination programmes (2) - Development Challenges

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article follows our previous article on the progress in the search for a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), and focuses on the challenges that must be overcome in developing and distributing a new vaccine. The article also discusses factors specific to different patient groups which are relevant for selecting a safe and effective vaccine.