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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 69 August 26

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.

Clinical Practice

Australia and New Zealand Transplant and Cellular Therapies COVID-19 vaccination consensus position statement. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2021: August 22 Full text

Bacterial infections of the oropharynx and deep neck spaces: an investigation of changes in presentation patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2021: August 24 Full text


SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study.
Anaesthesia:2021: August 24 Full text


COVID-19 hospitalisation, mortality, vaccination, and postvaccination trends among people with schizophrenia in Israel: a longitudinal cohort study.
Lancet Psychiatry:2021: August 6 Full text

Association of antineoplastic therapy with decreased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in patients with cancer.
JAMA Oncology:2021: August 19 Full text


Überantibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients could spur new therapeutics and vaccines.
JAMA:2021: July 28 Full text


Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 covid-19 vaccines against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe covid-19 outcomes in Ontario, Canada: test negative design study.
BMJ:2021:374:n1943 Full text

Association of vaccine type and prior SARS-CoV-2 infection with symptoms and antibody measurements following vaccination among health care workers.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2021: August 16 Full text

Effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection among frontline workers before and during B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant predominance — eight U.S. locations, December 2020–August 2021.
Morbidity and Mortality Report:2021: August 24 Full text

Vaccine Safety

Safety of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 vaccine in a nationwide setting.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: August 25 Full text

Short-term reactions among pregnant and lactating individuals in the first wave of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.  
JAMA Network Open:2021: August 17 Full text

No correlation between Anti-PF4 and Anti–SARS-CoV-2 antibodies after ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: August 25 Full text

Psychosocial Aspects

Barriers to learning a new technology to go online among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: August 19 Full text

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