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Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 2nd August 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 26th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 19th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 12th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 5th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 28th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 21st June 2021

Adam Ali
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 14th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 7th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 24th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 17th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 10th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 4th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 26th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) 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 19th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 12th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 29th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 22nd March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 15th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 8th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 1st March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 22nd February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 15th February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 8th February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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.

Comorbidities and COVID-19

MedShr Editor
   
How has the COVID-19 pandemic altered the face of non-communicable diseases? What steps can be taken in this time to try to help reduce the risks of severe COVID-19 infection?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 1st February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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 25th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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.

Healthcare Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to provide a concise overview on some of the innovative solutions that have been employed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to try and ensure the continuity of healthcare education and training.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 18th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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.

Making crowd gatherings safe: how and when can we lift restrictions?

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to explore some of the key public health strategies that have been employed to try and reduce the spread of COVID-19, and considers what strategies may be appropriate moving forward to minimise transmission and prevent the over-burdening of health care systems.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 11th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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.

Telemedicine and the COVID-19 Pandemic

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to provide a concise overview on some of the potential benefits and challenges presented by the increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 4th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
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.

COVID-19 Programme on MedShr: Review of 2020

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article reflects on the activity on MedShr throughout 2020 which has aimed to provide education around COVID-19 and allow healthcare professionals around the world to share their experiences to promote peer-to-peer learning during an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 21st December 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly 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: Drug Treatments

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the current evidence, guidelines, and active research into drug treatments for SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 14th December 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.

Resuming Normal Practice: Malaria and COVID-19

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the challenge of managing COVID-19 in malaria endemic settings, and focuses on strategies for maintaining essential services for malaria during this time.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 7th December 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 (1) - key issues

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the progress in the search for a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), and the potential challenges faced in developing a vaccine at this pace.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 2nd 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.

COVID-19 Resuming Normal Practice: Risk Stratification and Scoring Systems

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article focuses on strategies for resuming and maintaining normal practices during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, focussing on the emerging guidance and scoring systems for risk stratification and assessment.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 26th October 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.

COVID-19 Public Health: Seasonal Influenza

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the potential impact of seasonal influenza alongside the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, and examines what preparations are in place to mitigate this.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 19th October 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: Convalescent Plasma

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the evidence for convalescent plasma as an emerging therapy in the management of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 12th October 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 5th October 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 28th September 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 21st September 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 14th September 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 7th September 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 31st August 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 24th August 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 17th August 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly 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.

COVID-19 in Pregnancy

Samantha Goh
   
In LMIC maternal and perinatal mortality rates are still a concern. How can we support women through pregnancy and perinatal care amidst a COVID-19 pandemic?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 10th August 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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.

COVID-19 in Paediatrics and Neonates

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article describes current literature about how coronavirus affects children and how it should be managed.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 3rd August 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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 27th July 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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.

Intensive care management

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article discusses ITU management of COVID-19 and summarises key WHO recommendations.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 20th July 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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.

COVID-19 Myths and Misconceptions

Samantha Goh
   
Have you been inundated with the fake news or confusing reports surrounding COVID-19?

Establishing Prognosis and Outcomes of Novel Coronavirus

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article discusses prognostic factors and prediction of outcomes in COVID-19.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 13th July 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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 6th July 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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.

COVID-19 Investigation: Detecting Early Deterioration

Samantha Goh
   
How can we detect early deterioration in COVID-19, here are some resources and pathways that may be suitable for LMIC.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 22nd June 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT 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.

Escalating care in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article summarises WHO guidance on coronavirus management relating to escalating care.

COVID-19 Recognition: Triage of COVID-19 for LMIC

Samantha Goh
   
How can low and middle income-countries triage COVID-19 effectively?

COVID-19 Recognition: Asymptomatic Infection of COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
What is the evidence of COVID-19 transmission in the asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic period? More evidence has emerged from contact-tracing data and modelling studies. How can we apply this knowledge to protect ourselves and vulnerable communities?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 8th June 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This week's COVID-19 Weekly Update on MedShr Open (Week 8th June 2020). Focus on how countries have been affected by the easing of lock-down rules and the effect of a second wave. This week's publication highlights look at opinion articles and reviews that are worth a pause for thought.

Contact Tracing in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
What is contact tracing? How is it done? A summary of the guidance.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 1 June 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This week's weekly update on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide with dedicated areas for Africa and the Middle East. Focus on the possibility of asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 and the global situation of summarise in maps from John Hopkins University.

Infection prevention and control in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
How can healthcare professionals prevent spread of COVID-19? This article summarises relevant WHO guidance.

COVID-19 in Africa

MedShr Editor
   
COVID-19 teaching cases and guidance for doctors in Africa, covering six key topics: Prevention, Recognition, Investigation, Management, Communication and Clinical Groups.

COVID-19 Recognition: Using Investigations to Predict Risk

Samantha Goh
   
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.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 25th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
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.

Difficult decisions: ethical healthcare resource allocation

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article is aimed at healthcare professionals and summarises some key research papers about the ethics of allocation of resources in the Coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Resource allocation: Who should get masks?

Samantha Goh
   
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.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 18th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
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.

COVID-19 Prevention - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Advice and Adjuncts

Samantha Goh
   
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?

COVID-19 Prevention - Patient Advice on Hand Washing

Samantha Goh
   
Hand hygiene has been a priority in COVID-19 public health campaigns internationally. However in many low-income countries the public may not have access to running water or supplies may not be reliable. What can we advise patients in these scenarios and do we have evidence to back it up?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 11th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Weekly update on international updates on COVID-19: Focus on the easing of lockdown/physical distancing measures and the pandemic "R-number". With many publications based on modelling results of the COVID-19 pandemic, how will countries compare or assess their response to this outbreak?

COVID-19 Prevention: Vaccine Development

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
An update on progress towards a COVID-19 vaccine

Signs & Symptoms: Could it be COVID-19?

Samantha Goh
   
Can you recognise the common signs and symptoms of COVID-19? View our evidence-based summary on signs and symptoms.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 4th May 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A summary of COVID latest including news, infection numbers and deaths, latest research and updates.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 1 May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the worldwide update as countries start to outline their strategies for exit from covid-19-lockdown. Latest articles on the status of vaccines and information on previous coronaviruses in history.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 30th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide, new guidance from British Thoracic Society, lung ultrasound educational materials and best household materials to make a facemask.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 29th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide. Focus on the latest updates from the Royal College of Paediatrics on COVID-19 in children, risk stratification for staff and summaries on antibody tests for coronavirus and the second-wave of COVID-19 cases.
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