News: COVID

A face mask, candles and syringe

Understanding how COVID-19 impacted on people who use drugs

Screen shot of the LUCID-B paper
Paper:

Living Under Coronavirus and Injecting Drugs in Bristol (LUCID-B): A qualitative study of experiences of COVID-19 among people who inject drugs

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A case for and against COVID-19 vaccine boosters

  • 14 Sep 2021
Lancet Viewpoint on COVID-19 vaccination boosters
Paper:

Considerations in boosting COVID-19 vaccine immune responses

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A GP consultation during the COVID pandemic, with both patient and doctor wearing masks

How did GPs manage face-to-face appointments during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Paper:

Maintaining face-to-face contact during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal qualitative investigation in UK primary care

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How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect people who inject drugs?

Screen shot of the LUCID-B paper
Paper:

Living Under Coronavirus and Injecting Drugs in Bristol (LUCID-B): A qualitative study of experiences of COVID-19 among people who inject drugs

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Intensive Care Unit

Interleukin-6 antagonists improve outcomes in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

  • 06 Jul 2021
JAMA paper on IL-6 Antagonists and COVID
Paper:

Association Between Administration of IL-6 Antagonists and Mortality Among Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19 A Meta-analysis

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Patient reporting of possible cancer symptoms to GPs fell during first wave of pandemic

Screen shot of the RAPCI cancer indicator reporting paper in BMJ Open
Paper:

Changes in presentations with features potentially indicating cancer in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective cohort study

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Study finds families and staff support school COVID-19 measures and testing, but action is needed to avoid widening inequalities

Paper:

Reducing COVID-19 risk in schools: a qualitative examination of secondary school staff and family views and concerns in the South West of England

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