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COVID-19: Latest Information

Guidelines and Open Data

Australian National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce - Caring for people with COVID-19
Includes living clinical guidelines updated weekly, decision flowcharts and evidence under review

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) CDNA National guidelines for public health units
Communicable Diseases Network Australia

NICE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Guidelines and Evidence Summaries
National Insitute or Health and Care Excellence, UK

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Trip Database searches
COVID-19 Guidelines
COVID-19 and PPE

COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)
The Allen Institute for AI and leading research groups have prepared a free resource of over 47,000 scholarly articles about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses for use by the global research community.
Use CORD-19 Explorer to search the CORD-19 collection
Use CoViz to explore associations between concepts appearing in the dataset

COVID-19 Collection of Research and Reports

Preprint Servers
Note articles available are not peer-reviewed, but provide rapid reporting option

medRxiv and bioRxiv
COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints

COVID-19 preprints maintained by the @preLights team


EPPI-Centre - COVID-19: Living systematic map of the evidence 
Access a map of the current evidence partitioned into broad domains for exploration. Access in Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

Curated literature hub of 2019 novel Coronavirus articles from PubMed.
​Articles are updated daily and categorised by research topic and geographic location.
National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

WHO Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
WHO is gathering the latest scientific finding and knowledge - updated daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of table of contents of relevant journals and addition of other relevant scientific articles. Entries in the database may not be exhaustive and new research will be added regularly.

PubMed search 2019-2020
Use the Find it @ SCGH button to connect to fulltext 


Special Collections

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - JAMA Network
Collection of JAMA Network resources on COVID-19

COVID-19 Resource Centre - The Lancet
Open access to all content on COVID-19 as it is published in The Lancet journals

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NEJM
Collection of resources on COVID-19 including clinical reports, management guidelines and commentary

Cochrane Library COVID-19 

Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

ASTM Reading Room
COVID-19 Related Standards - You have to register to get an account to access the standards from the link provided

Please note: Most major publishers are offering open access to articles on COVID-19, though some require free registration and subsequent login. Try using a Library bookmarklet for your phone or personal computer to bypass the need to register separately - you can simply use your WA Health login to access articles. Use the bookmarklets any time to avoid having to link to journal websites from the Library website.