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  • Reducing the transmission of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global priority. Toward this end, public health officials and politicians across the world have been seeking scientific expertise to guide policy. In response, investigators have rushed to share new results on preprint servers, and journals have expedited editorial and peer...
    20 November 2020
  • An update to the Cochrane review Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses is now available in the Cochrane Library. The review covers findings related to the impact of public health measures including the wearing of masks, handwashing, and physical distancing. (20.11.20)
    20 November 2020
  • 12 November 2020
  • Dear all,Our offices are currently closed due to the COVID19 situation in Denmark. Our employees will be working from home during this time and can be contacted via email. For any emergencies, you are welcome to contact our Director Karsten Juhl Jørgensen via phone: +45 31211035. For media enquiries please contact Dina Muscat Meng +45...
    7 October 2020
  • Cochrane has now published a rapid review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID19 antibody tests.The review shows that antibody tests could have a useful role in detecting if someone has had COVID-19, but that timing is important. The tests were better at detecting COVID-19 in people two or more weeks after their symptoms started, but we do...
    26 June 2020
  • This Special Collection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews brings together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer.The collection of twelve screening and diagnostic test accuracy reviews was led by Dr Jac Dinnes at the University of Birmingham and supported by the Cochrane Skin Group and a team of over...
    29 May 2020
  • Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, has spread quickly throughout the world, and Cochrane is producing reviews to help decision-makers respond to the pandemic. In April 2020, we published the rapid review of the effects of using ash for cleaning hands when soap and water are not available. Lars Jørgensen from Cochrane Nordic speaks to our Ph.D...
    29 April 2020
  • This new review is one of a series of rapid reviews that Cochrane contributors have prepared to inform the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.Some infectious diseases are spread by airborne droplets from coughs and sneezes, which can infect people who touch contaminated skin or surfaces. Washing hands with soap and water may prevent these...
    29 April 2020
  • Cochrane is regularly publishing content about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the various related activities that we are undertaking in response. The World Health Organisation is working closely with global experts, governments and partners like Cochrane to track its spread and virulence, and to provide advice to people and countries on...
    19 March 2020
  • Today, a new Cochrane entity, which will focus on tackling medical excess, launches at the annual Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference in Sydney. Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare will advocate and promote the use of evidence to ensure a more sustainable approach to healthcare.The new Cochrane Field aims to become a hub that will foster, support and...
    7 December 2019

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