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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 154 April 2024

A guide that lists selected articles regarding COVID-19 relevant to SVHA

COVID-19 Feature Articles

This page lists feature articles on COVID-19 relevant to people working at St Vincent's Health Australia.

All articles listed are open access unless stated otherwise.


A pulmonary rehabilitation program is an effective strategy to improve forced vital capacity, muscle strength, and functional exercise capacity similarly in adults and older people with post-severe COVID-19 who required mechanical ventilation. 
BMC Geriatrics:2024: April 4 Full text

Clinical Practice

Lower vs higher oxygenation target and days alive without life support in COVID-19: The HOT-COVID randomized clinical trial.
JAMA:2024: March 19 Full text

COVID-19 outcomes in haemopoietic stem cell transplant recipients in Western Australia: the value of vaccination and antiviral therapy. AUS OA
Internal Medicine Journal:2024: April 4 Full text

Cardiac adverse events and remdesivir in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a post hoc safety analysis of the Randomized DisCoVeRy Trial.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2024: March 29 Full text


Long COVID in a highly vaccinated but largely unexposed Australian population following the 2022 SARS-CoV-2 Omicron wave: a cross-sectional survey. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2024: March 20 Full text

The prevalence of long COVID in people with diabetes mellitus–evidence from a UK cohort.
eClinicalMedicine:2024:April 17 Full text

The persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in tissues and its association with long COVID symptoms: a cross-sectional cohort study in China.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2024: April 22 Full text

Cohort profile: the Johns Hopkins COVID Long Study (JHCLS), a United States Nationwide Prospective Cohort Study
medRxiv:2024: April 26 Full text

Improvement of immune dysregulation in individuals with long COVID at 24-months following SARS-CoV-2 infection. SVHA
Nature Communications:2024: April 17 Full text

Infection Control

Ambient carbon dioxide concentration correlates with SARS-CoV-2 aerostability and infection risk.
Nature Communications:2024: April 25 Full text

Epidemiology and Public Health

Childhood overweight and obesity during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic.
JAMA Pediatrics:2024: March 18 Full text

The moderating role of psychological resilience in the relationship between fear of COVID-19 and psychological distress, in a cohort of rural and regional healthcare workers. During major lockdowns in Victoria, Australia 2020–2021. AUS
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing:2024: April 8 Full text

Increased pediatric respiratory syncytial virus case counts following the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 can be attributed to changes in testing.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2024: April 11 Full text


Developing inhibitory peptides against SARS-CoV-2 envelope protein.
PLOS Biology:2024: march 14 Full text

The role of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing post-COVID-19 thromboembolic and cardiovascular complication.
Heart:2024: March 12 Full text

COVID-19 vaccination: are more jabs needed or are we now immune? AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2024: February 27 Full text

Adverse events after XBB.1.5-containing COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
JAMA:2024: February 26 Full text


Impact of uricosurics on mortality outcomes in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice:2024: March 4 Full text

Deficient generation of spike-specific long-lived plasma cells in the bone marrow after severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection.
Journal of Infectious Diseases:2024: February 14 Full text

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