New Cochrane Review on the effectiveness of quarantine and other public health measures for preventing the spread of Coronavirus
New Cochrane review assesses how accurate antibody tests are for detecting COVID-19
Cochrane has published a review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests.
Cochrane rapid review on the use of convalescent plasma as COVID-19 treatment
Rapid Review: Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID‐19 to treat individuals with COVID‐19
Special Collection - Coronavirus (COVID-19): optimizing health in the home workspace
Coronavirus (COVID-19): optimizing health in the home workspaceTo help reduce the spread of COVID-19, workers in many countries have changed their usual work habits and are working from home where feasible. Home working often involves prolonged sitting and working at a computer.
Cochrane Editor in Chief gives a COVID-19 update – webinar recording available
Dr Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, recently spoke at a webinar organized by Cochrane US Affiliate, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on May 6, 2020.In the webinar, Dr Soares-Weiser gave an overview of Cochrane's efforts to support the evidence base for the international COVID-19 response and answered questions from the Cochrane community.Watch a video of the webinar here.
Cochrane US Network participates in March for Science virtual activities
March for Science is running a series of virtual events this week as a global call to action for science-informed, evidence-based public policy.The online events, which run from 22-26 April, mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.March for Science is the world’s largest grassroots community of science advocates. Members of the Cochrane Community from around the world have actively participated in March for Science activities each year since the first marches in 2017.
Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures
Cochrane has released a new Special Collection:
Federal ruling closes loophole on access to clinical trial results
A federal judge has ruled that a decision to exempt many clinical trials from a transparency policy is unlawful, and that the results of these studies must now be published.
Cochrane systematic review informs WHO guidelines, policy
Originally published in the Cornell Chronicle