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7 Days

The daily Top 10 – every day the best papers published in the best medical and scientific journals.   28 November Epidemiology Rupert Muiry, Vaughan Parsons, Ira Madan, Risks posed by COVID-19 to healthcare...

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27 November WHO 20201120. WHO recommends against the use of remdesivir in COVID-19 patients. WHO 2020, published 20 November. Full-text: https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/who-recommends-against-the-use-of-remdesivir-in-covid-19-patients First nail in the remdesivir coffin. On 20 November, WHO issued a conditional...

Tocilizumab: No benefit

Tocilizumab was not effective for preventing intubation or death in moderately ill hospitalized patients with Covid-19. This is the result of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving SARS-CoV-2 patients with hyperinflammatory states and at...