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RCT’s of therapeutic interventions against COVID-19 In this journal article, the authors discuss the challenges that plagued us during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic emerged, clinicians were faced with an unknown virus and had very Read More
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the available evidence to date regarding physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent spread of COVID-19. The authors identified 172 observational studies across 16 countries and six continents, with no randomized controlled Read More
This article features both a meta-analysis and systematic review on the clinical features of pediatric inpatients with SARS-CoV-2 infection. The authors searched reputable libraries for observational studies and case series to identify clinical features and details on pediatric patients who Read More
This systematic review and meta analysis describes the prevalence of symptoms associated with COVID-19 worldwide. Findings confirm that fever and cough are the most prevalent symptoms of COVID-19 worldwide. Findings also suggest that the use of symptoms alone to screen Read More
This meta-analysis found that individuals with either severe cases or non-surviving cases of COVID-19 had lower platelet counts compared to individuals with non-severe and surviving cases, suggesting that thrombocytopenia may be a risk factor for COVID-19 progressing into a more Read More
This systematic review and meta-analysis reports that most people with COVID-19 infections should recover without experiencing mental illness, if infection with COVID-19 follows a similar course to previous coronavirus epidemics. Notes that the longer-term mental health effects of the pandemic Read More
This systematic review and meta-analysis analyzes the COVID-19 disease characterization in pediatric age groups, including the possibility of vertical transmission to neonates. The authors examined articles published up to April 2, 2020. Among these studies, the most frequently reported symptoms Read More
This systematic review and meta-analysis shows that diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with mortality, severe COVID-19, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and disease progression in patients with COVID-19. The authors examined 6452 patients from 30 studies assessing DM, COVID-19, and Read More
This systematic review and meta-analysis showed patients with severe COVID-19 had higher rates of gastrointestinal symptoms and liver injury compared with those with non-severe disease.  35 studies included in the meta-analysis The pooled prevalence of digestive symptoms was 15% (95%CI: Read More
This systematic review and meta analysis shows that diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with mortality, severity, and acute respiratory distress syndrome in COVID-19 and that this association is greater in studies with younger and less hypertensive patients. The authors examine Read More

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