A blog for GPs on antibody tests for COVID-19
Are COVID-19 vaccines effective and safe? New Cochrane evidence
In this blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the new evidence from Cochrane on COVID-19 vaccines.
Covid tests: how good are LFTs (lateral flow tests)? A short blog
Can you rely on the result of your LFT (lateral flow test)? Here’s a brief look at the latest evidence on how well LFTs for COVID-19 work.
COVID tests: how accurate are LFTs?
Jac Dinnes from University of Birmingham discusses the latest evidence in her Cochrane Review and what it tells us about the accuracy of the lateral flow tests (LFTs) for diagnosing COVID-19.
Signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus): Cochrane evidence
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane Review on how useful signs and symptoms are for diagnosing COVID-19.
COVID-19 evidence: a Cochrane round-up
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig highlight Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.
Treatments for mild COVID-19: Cochrane evidence
This blog highlights the Cochrane evidence on treatments that have been investigated for people with mild COVID-19. The blog will be kept up to date with the most recent version of each Cochrane Review, but please note that this is a fast-moving field.
Treatments for moderate to severe COVID-19: Cochrane evidence
This blog highlights Cochrane evidence on treatments that have been investigated for people in hospital with moderate-to-severe COVID-19. The blog will be kept up to date with the most recent version of each Cochrane Review, but please note that this is a fast-moving field.
Exercise and acute respiratory infections: might regular exercise help protect us?
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Choosing health care wisely when resources are scarce
This blog describes the first in a new series of Cochrane Special Collections which brings together examples of treatments and health care which - despite being costly and time-consuming - research suggests could be unhelpful to patients, or even harmful.
Travel-related measures for controlling the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus): new Cochrane evidence
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane rapid review with evidence on the effectiveness of travel-related measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Loneliness in older people: could video calls help?
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.