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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 42 January 28

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.


Effect of tocilizumab on clinical outcomes at 15 days in patients with severe or critical coronavirus disease 2019: randomised controlled trial.
372:n84 Full text

Effect of bamlanivimab as monotherapy or in combination with etesevimab on viral load in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA: 2021: January 21 Full text

REGN-COV2, a neutralizing antibody cocktail, in outpatients with Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: January 21 Full text

Efficacy of colchicine in non-hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
MedRxiv:2021: January 27 Full text

Clinical Practice

Surfactant for treatment of ARDS in COVID-19 patient.
Chest:2021: January 22 Full text

C-reactive protein and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19.
European Heart Journal:2021: January 15 Full text

Remote device interrogation kiosks (ReDInK) - Pharmacy kiosk remote testing of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for rural Victorians. a novel strategy to tackle COVID-19. AUS
Heart, Lung and Circulation:2021: January 28 Full text

Infection Control

A laboratory model demonstrating the protective effects of surgical masks, face shields and a combination of both in a speaking simulation.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: January 11 Full text

Evaluation of N95 respirators, modified snorkel masks and lowcost powered airpurifying respirators: a prospective observational cohort study in healthcare workers.
Anaesthesia:2021: January 20 Full text


Increased resistance of SARS-CoV-2 variants B.1.351 and B.1.1.7 to antibody neutralization.
BioRxiv:2021: January 21 Full text


Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis after receipt of the first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.
JAMA:2021: January 21 Full text

Two-component spike nanoparticle vaccine protects macaques from SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Cell:2021: January 26 Full text

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