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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 61 July 1

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

Clinical performance evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen testing in point of care usage in comparison to RT-qPCR.
EBioMedicine:2021: June 26 Full text

Utility of mass SARS-CoV-2 testing of asymptomatic patients before ambulatory and inpatient preplanned procedures requiring moderate sedation or general anesthesia.
JAMA Network Open:2021: June 25 Full text

COVID-19 did not delay time from referral to definitive management for head and neck cancer patients in a regional Victorian centre. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2021: June 29 Full text

Infection Control

Hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A long-term follow-up study.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: June 25 Full text


Factors associated with mortality in patients with COVID-19 admitted to intensive care: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Anaesthesia:2021: Full text

Association between glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist and sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor use and COVID-19 outcomes.
Diabetes Care:2021: June 29 Full text

Clinical outcomes for patients with anosmia 1 year after COVID-19 Diagnosis.
JAMA Network Open:2021: June 24 Full text


Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of BNT162b2 booster in ChAdOx1-S-primed participants (CombiVacS): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 2 trial.
Lancet:2021: June 25 Full text

AZD1222-induced neutralising antibody activity against SARS-CoV-2 Delta VOC.
Lancet:2021: June 28 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 Delta variant emergence and vaccine breakthrough.
Nature: In Review:2021: June 22 Full text

Safety and efficacy of NVX-CoV2373 Covid-19 vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: June 30 Full text

Prevention and attenuation of Covid-19 with the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 vaccines.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: June 30 Full text

Vaccine Adverse Effects

Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia after the messenger RNA–1273 vaccine.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2021: June 29 Full text

Characterising the background incidence rates of adverse events of special interest for covid-19 vaccines in eight countries: multinational network cohort study.
BMJ:2021: June 14 Full text

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