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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 59 June 17

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.


Tocilizumab in COVID-19: a meta-analysis, trial sequential analysis, and meta-regression of randomized-controlled trials.
Intensive Care Medicine:2021: May 21 Full text

Tofacitinib in patients hospitalized with Covid-19 pneumonia.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: June 16 Full text

“Nanotraps” designed to capture and clear SARS-CoV-2.
JAMA:2021: June 8 Full text

Trends in venous thromboembolism anticoagulation in patients hospitalized With COVID-19.
JAMA Network Open:2021: June 11 Full text

Clinical Practice

Early prognostication of COVID-19 to guide hospitalisation versus outpatient monitoring using a point-of-test risk prediction score.
Thorax:2021:76(7):696-703 Full text

Long COVID-19: a primer for cardiovascular health professionals on behalf of the CCS Rapid Response Team.
Canadian Journal of Cardiology:2021: June 6 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 16 Full text


Neurological complications of COVID-19.
Intensive Care Medicine:2021: June 7 Full text

Hand grip strength before and after SARS-CoV-2 infection in community-dwelling older adults.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: June 14 Full text


Risk of hospital admission for patients with SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7: cohort analysis.
BMJ:2021: June 15 Full text

Decline in COPD admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic associated with lower burden of community respiratory viral infections.
American Journal of Medicine:2021: June 12 Full text

Incidence of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children among US persons infected with SARS-CoV-2.
JAMA Network Open:2021: June 10 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 Delta VOC in Scotland: demographics, risk of hospital admission, and vaccine effectiveness.
Lancet:2021: June 14 Full text

Distribution of spreading viruses during COVID-19 pandemic: effect of mitigation strategies.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: June 9 Full text


Community-level evidence for SARS-CoV-2 vaccine protection of unvaccinated individuals.
Nature Medicine:2021: June 10 Full text

Vaccine Adverse Effects

SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia treated with immunoglobulin and argatroban.
Lancet:2021: June 11 Full text

Personal Narratives

Vaccinated but not protected—living immunocompromised during the pandemic.
JAMA:2021: June 7 Full text

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