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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 103 May 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.


Real-world effectiveness of molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir/ritonavir among COVID-19 inpatients during Hong Kong’s Omicron BA.2 wave: an observational study.
medRxiv:2022: May 20 Full text

Remdesivir and three other drugs for hospitalised patients with COVID-19: final results of the WHO Solidarity randomised trial and updated meta-analyses.
Lancet:2022: May 2 Full text

Impact of the use of oral antiviral agents on the risk of hospitalisation in community COVID-19 patients.
Papers:2022: May 17 Full text

Baricitinib versus dexamethasone for adults hospitalised with COVID-19 (ACTT-4): a randomised, double-blind, double placebo-controlled trial.
Lancet Respiratory Medicine:2022: May 23 Full text

Are vaccines a potential treatment for long covid?
BMJ:2022: May 18 Full text


Intramuscular AZD7442 (Tixagevimab–Cilgavimab) for prevention of Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2022: May 20 Full text

Clinical Practice

The impact of post-hospital remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients using pulse oximetry: A national observational study using hospital activity data.
eClinicalMedicine:2022: May 12 Full text


Venous or arterial thrombosis and deaths among COVID-19 cases: a European network cohort study.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2022: May 13 Full text

30-day mortality following COVID-19 and influenza hospitalization among US veterans aged 65 and older.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2022: April 26 Full text

The impact of the first wave of COVID-19 on stroke admissions across three tertiary hospitals in Brisbane. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2022: May 24 Full text

Health outcomes in people 2 years after surviving hospitalisation with COVID-19: a longitudinal cohort study.
Lancet Respiratory Medicine:2022: May 11 Full text

Association of SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy with maternal and perinatal outcomes.
JAMA:2022: May 2 
Full text

Coronavirus ‘ghosts’ found lingering in the gut.
Nature:2022: May 11 Full text

Severity and Incidence of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children during 3 SARS-CoV-2 pandemic waves in Israel.
JAMA:2022: May 19 Full text

Long Covid

A longitudinal study of COVID-19 sequelae and immunity: baseline findings.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2022: May 24 Full text

Trajectory of long covid symptoms after covid-19 vaccination: community based cohort study.
BMJ:2022: May 18 Full text

Post–COVID conditions among adult COVID-19 survivors aged 18–64 and ≥65 Years — United States, March 2020–November 2021.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report:2022: May 24 Full text

A longitudinal study of COVID-19 sequelae and immunity: baseline findings.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2022: May 24 Full text


Viral transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 accelerates in the winter, similarly to influenza epidemics.
American Journal of Infection Control:2022: May 20 Full text

Infection Control

Aerosol particle emission increases exponentially above moderate exercise intensity resulting in superemission during maximal exercise.
PNAS:2022: May 23 Full text


BNT162b2 protection against the omicron variant in children and adolescents.
New England Journal of Medicine:2022: May 19 Full text

Safety, immunogenicity, and reactogenicity of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 vaccines given as fourth-dose boosters following two doses of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 or BNT162b2 and a third dose of BNT162b2 (COV-BOOST): a multicentre, blinded, phase 2, randomised trial.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2022: May 9 Full text

Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 breakthrough infections in patients with cancer (UKCCEP): a population-based test-negative case-control study.
Lancet Oncology:2022: May 23 Full text

COVID-19 vaccine booster dose needed to achieve Omicron-specific neutralisation in nursing home residents.
eBioMedicine:2022: May 20 Full text


Virological characteristics of the novel SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variants including BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5.
BioRxiv:2022: May 26 Full text

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