Editor's Pick on The Lancet's #COVID19 Resource Centre—An Article in @LancetLongevity maps the physical access to health care for older adults in sub-Saharan Africa and discusses the implications for COVID-19 response
There is a global database that aggregates seroprevalence studies for COVID-19: It is documented in this paper in the Lancet:
From peer review, through our in-house editing process, production, to publication and beyond, the entire Lancet team brings a wealth of expertise in scholarly publishing. During #OAWeek , learn about the journey of a paper at @TheLancet journals 20 #OAWeek20
In the Lancet, a consensus statement from experts (virologists, epidemiologists &c) on Covid strategies – essentially, short-term restrictions so we can build functioning TTI systems, because they won't work in an uncontrolled outbreak. Via @Dr_Beale_
A Chinese #COVID19 vaccine candidate based on the inactivated whole SARS-CoV-2 virus is safe and elicits an antibody response, according to the findings from a small early-phase randomised clinical trial published Thursday in The Lancet.
The Lancet: "The current rate of operational false-positive swab tests in the UK is unknown; preliminary estimates show it could be somewhere between 0·8% and 4·0%." [i.e. when your crazy uncle insists that Covid is all false positives, he's wrong.]
Today, three of the authors have retracted "Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine with or without a macrolide for treatment of COVID-19: a multinational registry analysis" Read the Retraction notice and statement from The Lancet
The Philippines ranked 66th out of 91 countries in terms of suppressing the spread of the coronavirus disease, according to The Lancet, an international medical journal. Here’s the rundown of countries that lead the world in combating COVID-19: