Dear Cochrane friends and colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well and safe. I am pleased to send you a summary of Cochrane’s COVID-19 work for October 12-23. More information about this and our other work is available on Cochrane.org or on our coronavirus research and news page.
- On October 21, we published the Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to clinical rehabilitation. Published in collaboration with Cochrane Rehabilitation, this is our eighth Special Collection related to COVID-19. Explore the Special Collection.
- On October 20, in honour of the first annual World Evidence Based Healthcare Day, I participated in a panel discussion with Dr. John Grove of the WHO and Prof. Lisa Bero from Cochrane Public Health entitled COVID-19: evidence challenges and lessons learned. Watch a recording of the webinar.
- On October 13, Cochrane Oral Health published the review Interventions to reduce contaminated aerosols produced during dental procedures for preventing infectious diseases. Read the full review on the Cochrane Library.
- On October 12, we published the update of the rapid review Convalescent plasma or hyperimmune immunoglobulin for people with COVID‐19: a living systematic review. This is the second update of this living systematic review; listen to a podcast with the lead author or read the full review on the Cochrane Library.
- We published a visual summary for the diagnostic test accuracy review Rapid, point-of-care antigen and molecular-based tests for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection. View the summary, or visit the Cochrane Library to read the full review.
- We published a visual summary for the review Universal screening for SARS-CoV2 infection: a rapid review. View this and other resources or read the full review on the Cochrane Library.
- Several new Cochrane Clinical Answers related to COVID-19 were published; view all CCAs for COVID-19.
- Cochrane Crowd has announced a new task: COVID Quest! Be a citizen scientist and help to find studies related to COVID-19 on Cochrane Crowd.
I am grateful to the Cochrane Community for your continued, collaborative work synthesizing evidence for the COVID-19 pandemic and other important health topics.
Stay well, and best wishes,
Cochrane Library Editor in Chief