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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 66 August 5

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.


Subcutaneous REGEN-COV antibody combination to prevent Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: August 4 Full text

Therapeutic anticoagulation with heparin in critically ill patients with Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: August 4
 Full text

Workforce Issues

Is COVID-19 the straw that broke the back of the emergency nursing workforce? AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2021: August 1 Full text


Diagnostic accuracy of rapid antigen tests in asymptomatic and presymptomatic close contacts of individuals with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection: cross sectional study.
BMJ:2021:374:n1676 Full text


Long covid—mechanisms, risk factors, and management.
BMJ:2021:374:n1648 Full text

Public Health

Association of simulated COVID-19 policy responses for social restrictions and lockdowns with health-adjusted life-years and costs in Victoria, Australia. AUS
JAMA Health Forum:2021: July 30 Full text


Asymptomatic COVID-19 infection: diagnosis, transmission, population characteristics.
BMJ Palliative and Supportive Care:2021: July 30 Full text

Association of coronavirus disease-19 hospitalization volume and case growth at United States hospitals with patient outcomes.
American Journal of Medicine:2021: July 31 Full text

Frequency of thrombocytopenia and platelet factor 4/heparin antibodies in patients with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
JAMA:2021: July 2 Full text

Presumed SARS-CoV-2 viral particles in the human retina of patients with COVID-19.
JAMA Ophthalmology:2021: July 29 Full text

Association between mood disorders and risk of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
JAMA Psychiatry:2021: July 28 Full text


Myocarditis, pericarditis and cardiomyopathy after COVID-19 vaccination. AUS
Heart, Lung and Circulation:2021: July 31 Full text


Spike-antibody waning after second dose of BNT162b2 or ChAdOx1.
Lancet:2021: July 17 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies: longevity, breadth, and evasion by emerging viral variants. SVHA
PLOS Medicine:2021: July 6 Full text


Accelerated COVID-19 vaccine development: milestones, lessons, and prospects.
Immunity:2021: August 2 Full text

Ongoing citations of a retracted study involving cardiovascular disease, drug therapy, and mortality in COVID-19.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2021 August 2 Full text

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