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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

This guide provides valuable resources for both, Healthcare Professionals (physicians, nurses and practitioners) and Health Consumers about the COVID-19 outbreak and recent research related to this topic.

Below is a list of articles selected by experts, and updated regularly:Experts Pick
 

 

 

 

  • Articles from January to December 2020
  • Articles from January 2021
  • Articles from February 2021
  • Articles from March 2021
  • Articles from April 2021
  • Articles from May 2021
  • Articles from June 2021
  • Articles from July 2021
  • Articles from Aug 2021
  • Articles from Sept 2021


  • Rubin E, et al. "Audio Interview: A New Look at Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters." October 21, 2021 N Engl J Med 2021; 385:e72 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe2116820. 
     
  • Magnus M, et al. "Covid-19 Vaccination during Pregnancy and First-Trimester Miscarriage." NEJM October 20, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114466. 
     
  • Barda N, et al. "Effectiveness of BNT162b2 Vaccine against Delta Variant in Adolescents." NEJM October 20, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114290. 
     
  • Hoang R, et al. "Toxic Effects from Ivermectin Use Associated with Prevention and Treatment of Covid-19." NEJM October 20, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114907. 
     
  • Chin E, et al. "Effectiveness of the mRNA-1273 Vaccine during a SARS-CoV-2 Delta Outbreak in a Prison." NEJM October 20, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114089. 
     
  • Piechotta V, et al. "Colchicine for the treatment of COVID-19." Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Oct 18;10:CD015045. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD015045. 
     
  • Munez-Rubio E, et al. "A multicenter randomized open-label clinical trial for convalescent plasma in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 pneumonia." J Clin Invest. 2021 Oct 15;131(20). https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI152740. 
     
  • Zickler D, et al. "Results of the CAPSID randomized trial for high-dose convalescent plasma in patients with severe COVID-19." J Clin Invest. 2021 Oct 15;131(20). https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI152264. 
     
  • Rahhal H, et al. "Effectiveness of therapeutic heparin versus prophylactic heparin on death, mechanical ventilation, or intensive care unit admission in moderately ill patients with covid-19 admitted to hospital: RAPID randomised clinical trial." BMJ. 2021 Oct 14;375:n2400. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2400. 
     
  • Kulper-Schiek W, et al. "Effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 infection with the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant: second interim results of a living systematic review and meta-analysis, 1 January to 25 August 2021." Euro Surveill. 2021 Oct;26(41). 14 Oct  2021 https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.41.2100920. 
     
  • Zhou Y, et al. "Association between glucocorticoids treatment and viral clearance delay in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis." BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 14;21(1):1063. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06548-z. 
     
  • Fisher D, et al. "Convalescent Plasma for Outpatients with Covid-19." NEJM October 13, 2021 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114591. 
     
  • Chandrasekar B, et al. "SARS-CoV-2 Infection among Nursing Home Residents." NEJM October 13, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2114113. 
     
  • Sciurba FC, et al. "Effect of Antithrombotic Therapy on Clinical Outcomes in Outpatients With Clinically Stable Symptomatic COVID-19: The ACTIV-4B Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA. 2021 Oct 11. pii: 2785218. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.17272. 
     
  • Fortes PCN, et al. "Dexamethasone for treating SARS-CoV-2 infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Sao Paulo Med J. 2021 Oct 11. https://doi.org/10.1590/1516-3180.2021.0120.R1.30062021. 
     
  • La Via L, et al. "Hemoperfusion and blood purification strategies in patients with COVID-19: A systematic review." Artif Organs. 2021 Oct 10. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.14078. 
     
  • Chaudhary R, et al. "Timing of venous thromboembolism diagnosis in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients with COVID-19." Thromb Res. 2021 Oct 7;207:150-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2021.09.021. 
     
  • Machado RRG, et al. "Beneficial effects of a mouthwash containing an antiviral phthalocyanine derivative on the length of hospital stay for COVID-19: randomised trial." Sci Rep. 2021 Oct 7;11(1):19937. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99013-5. 
     
  • Dougan M, et al. "Bamlanivimab plus Etesevimab in Mild or Moderate Covid-19." October 7, 2021 N Engl J Med 2021; 385:1382-1392 https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa2102685 
     
  • Kim J, et al. "Evaluation of the clinical performance of a magnetic force-assisted electrochemical immunoassay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigens." PLoS One. 2021 Oct 7;16(10):e0258394. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258394. eCollection 2021. 
     
  • Giannis D, et al. "Efficacy and Safety of Therapeutic-Dose Heparin vs Standard Prophylactic or Intermediate-Dose Heparins for Thromboprophylaxis in High-risk Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: The HEP-COVID Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Oct 7. pii: 2785004. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.6203. 
     
  • Gottlieb RL, et al. "Tocilizumab and remdesivir in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia: a randomized clinical trial." Intensive Care Med. 2021 Oct 5. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-021-06507-x. 
     
  • Wu S, et al. "Association of pre-existing comorbidities with mortality and disease severity among 167,500 individuals with COVID-19 in Canada: A population-based cohort study." PLoS One. 2021 Oct 5;16(10):e0258154. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258154. eCollection 2021. 
     
  • McQuilten ZK, et al. "Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Organ Support-Free Days in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA. 2021 Oct 4. pii: 2784914. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.18178. 
  • Gunthard H, et al. "Assessing relative COVID-19 mortality during the second wave: a prospective Swiss population-based study." BMJ Open. 2021 Oct 4;11(10):e051164. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051164. 
     
  • Gogali A, et al. "Tocilizumab administration for the treatment of hospitalized patients with COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Respirology. 2021 Oct 3. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.14152. 
     
  • Dufresne PJ, et al. "Natural spring water gargle and direct RT-PCR for the diagnosis of COVID-19 (COVID-SPRING study)." J Clin Virol. 2021 Oct 2;144:104995. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2021.104995. 
     
  • Muthuri SG, et al. "Risk of Covid-19-Related Hospitalization and More Severe Outcomes in Medicare Beneficiaries Treated with Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibitors for Hypertension." J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Oct 1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-07155-z. 
     
  • Agathine A, et al. "Evaluation of the Elecsys SARS-CoV-2 antigen assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal swabs." J Clin Virol. 2021 Oct 1;144:104991. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2021.104991. 
     
  • Dogliotti A, et al. "Efficacy of a Nasal Spray Containing Iota-Carrageenan in the Postexposure Prophylaxis of COVID-19 in Hospital Personnel Dedicated to Patients Care with COVID-19 Disease." Int J Gen Med. 2021 Oct 1;14:6277-6286. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S328486. eCollection 2021.