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COVID-19 – Novel Coronavirus

In response to the outbreak in China, several publishers and organisations are providing free access to their published articles and news related to #coronavirus.

Public Health England Dashboard – Total UK cases COVID-19 Cases Update

Blog – Public Health Matters – Public Health England

NHS England & NHS Improvement – Coronavirus guidance for clinicians

NHS UK – Overview Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What do you know about Wuhan CoronaVirus – Dr Peter Lin – Nice calm explanation – via @YouTube

COVID-19-Evidence Update

List of countries affected by COVID-19

COVID-19 – NOVEL CORONAVIRUS various links to information by source: –

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Public Health England;

DoH: –

Guidance – COVID-19: specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK in the last 14 days – 10 March 2020

Finding the evidence: Coronavirus The PHE Knowledge and Library Services Team (KLS) has produced this page to help those, working on the current coronavirus outbreak, embed evidence-informed decision-making in their daily practice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice

Guidance – COVID-19: epidemiology, virology and clinical features

COVID-19: guidance for health professionals Information on COVID-19, including guidance on the assessment and management of suspected UK cases.

Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice Information for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including the current situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms.  suite of resources on the virus

Which samples should be taken – 

Guidance – COVID-19: infection prevention and control guidance

PHE – East Midlands Novel Coronavirus (2019N-CoV) – Useful links

Management of a suspected case – 

Putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE) 

Removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE)

WHO: – Pandemic -WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 11 March 2020

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak On this website you can find information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Please visit this page for daily updates.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance

Health topics – Coronavirus

The World Health Organization has also made a database on the virus available –

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: – suite of resources on the virus –
Wiley: – to medical and scientific articles includes research from the Journal of Medical Virology, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Zoonoses and Public Health and many more.  As new articles are published, they will be made free to access, and added to this centralized resource of coronavirus research. These important pieces of literature will remain open until April 2020 and the window of time will be extended as needed.  Wiley Presents Corona Virus articles
BMJ: –
Elsevier: – New online information center to the latest clinical and scientific information for the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public, Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with freely available information in English and Mandarin Chinese on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, including new information about the recent outbreak in China.   The Information Center, brings together all relevant content from Elsevier’s medical journals, textbooks, clinical experts and other clinical information and medical literature.  The website offers open access to clinical resources and tools, including:

The information center was created by clinicians and other professionals at Elsevier and will be updated frequently with the most current research and evidence-based information available.

Lancet: – COVID-19 Resource Centre
NEJM: – A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary. 

Nature: –

China coronavirus: Six questions scientists are asking – 28-1-2020

Wuhan scientists: What it’s like to be on lockdown – 24-1-2020

This scientist hopes to test coronavirus drugs on animals in locked-down Wuhan – 24-1-2020

Stabilized coronavirus spikes are resistant to conformational changes induced by receptor recognition or proteolysis – 24-10-2018

Mary Ann Liebert: – Free articles from the journal ‘Health Security’ –


Set of resources – including access to GIDEON ((Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) –

NICE Evidence Search : – Results for coronavirus search
Evidence based summaries: – DynaMed – coronavirus (free access) –

BMJ Best Practice  – coronavirus, with links to topics about SARS and MERS (free access) –,%202019%20novel&c=suggested

Critical care support advice from the Cochrane Collaboration – Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care –

Other NHS sources: – Keith Nockels – Librarian at University of Leicester – Novel coronavirus (WN-CoV, nCoV) outbreak, China –

RSS Feed from Pubmed – results below:  for full search click here((coronavirus* or coronovirus* or (2019-nCoV) or (COVID-19))); +53 new citations.  This link opens in a new window Mar 4, 2020

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