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Research from The BMJ FreeUpdated 31 July

Drug treatments for covid-19

Glucocorticoids probably reduce mortality and mechanical ventilation in patients with covid-19 compared with standard care

Physical distancing interventions and incidence of covid-19

Physical distancing interventions were associated with reductions in the incidence of covid-19 globally

Diagnostic accuracy of serological tests for covid-19

Lack of evidence to show tests are effective

Use of PPE against covid-19 by healthcare professionals in China

Frontline healthcare professionals who were appropriately protected did not contract infection

Kawasaki-like multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children during the covid-19 pandemic

Kawasaki-like multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection has characteristics that differ from those of classic Kawasaki disease

Characterization and clinical course of 1000 patients with covid-19

Patients admitted to hospital with covid-19 faced major morbidity and mortality, with high rates of acute kidney injury and inpatient dialysis

Scope, quality, and inclusivity of clinical guidelines produced early in the covid-19 pandemic

Clinical guidelines written in the early covid-19 pandemic possessed methodological weaknesses

Latest from The BMJ FreeUpdated 13 August

News and Features

Covid lockdown: England sees fewer cases of colds, flu, and bronchitis

Fewer respiratory diseases and other viral infections for this time of year

Covid-19: £150m worth of masks bought without tender by government are unusable

Fifty million face masks will not be used in the NHS

Covid-19: Should the UK be aiming for elimination?

Is a covid-19 elimination strategy feasible?

US needs a national plan to fight rising infections, experts say

Three scientific organisations have proposed plans for the US to gain control of the pandemic

Covid-19: Where are we on immunity and vaccines?

Elisabeth Mahase looks at what we know so far

Leicester lockdown: could better data have prevented it?

As further local restrictions are announced, this does not bode well for future covid-19 surges


Covid-19 exposes the UK’s broken food system

A proposed agriculture bill fails to fix it

Cellular immune responses to covid-19

T cells could be valuable allies in pandemic control

Long term respiratory complications of covid-19

Substantial population morbidity is likely


Logistic toxicity in time of covid-19

Little gets said about the exhausting administrative burden that patients face

The rush to create a covid-19 vaccine may do more harm than good

The rush could prove fatal to global public health

The United States needs a formal inquiry into our public health catastrophe

We need to produce a blueprint for preventing something similar from happening in the future

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International Journal of Gynecological Cancer

Clinical course of COVID-19 in a series of patients with chronic arthritis

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Reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic

Archives of Disease in Childhood

Diabetes and covid-19

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