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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 49 April 8

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.


Interleukin6 blocking agents for treating COVID19: a living systematic review.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews:2021: March 18
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Clinical Practice

Experiences of a health system’s faculty, staff, and trainees’ career development, work culture, and childcare needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JAMA Network Open:2021: April 2
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Thoracic imaging tests for the diagnosis of COVID19.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews:2021: March 16
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The impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
CMAJ:2021: March 19
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Mortality and readmission rates among patients with COVID-19 after discharge from acute care setting with supplemental oxygen.
JAMA Network Open: 2021: April 1
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Trends in geographic and temporal distribution of us children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JAMA Pediatrics:2021: April 6
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Rapid, pointofcare antigen and molecularbased tests for diagnosis of SARSCoV2 infection.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews:2021: March 24
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Comparison of seven commercial SARS-CoV-2 rapid point-of-care antigen tests: a single-centre laboratory evaluation study.
Lancet:2021: April 7 Full text

Immunology and Vaccines

Neutralizing response against variants after SARS-CoV-2 infection and one dose of BNT162b2.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 7 Full text

Efficacy of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Covid-19 vaccine against the B.1.351 Variant.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April Full text

Antibody responses in seropositive persons after a single dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 8 Full text

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses are attenuated in patients with IBD treated with infliximab.
Gut:2021: March 22 Full text

Reactogenicity following receipt of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines.
JAMA:2021: April 5
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SARSCoV2 (COVID19) vaccination in dermatology patients on immunomodulatory and biologic agents: Recommendations from the Australasian Medical Dermatology Group. SVHA
Australasian Journal of Dermatology:2021: March 30
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Immunogenicity of the BNT162b2 vaccine in frail or disabled nursing home residents: COVIDA study.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: March 25
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Susceptibility of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants to neutralization.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 6
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Antibody persistence through 6 months after the second dose of mRNA-1273 vaccine for Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 6
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Ranking the risk of animal-to-human spillover for newly discovered viruses.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:2021: April 5
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Psychological Aspects

Grief and nursing: Life and death in the pandemic.
Journal of Advanced Nursing:2021: February 19 Full text

The Literature

Trends in views of articles published in 3 leading medical journals during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
JAMA Network Open:2021: April 1
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