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Tackling misinformation is key to COVID-19 vaccination drive

in Blogs: As COVID-19 immunisation programmes start to get underway in the Asia Pacific region, governments are having to grapple with the spread of rumours and misinformation as well as the myriad logistical challenges involved with distributing and administering vaccines. Building trust…

How to manage a patient with COVID-19 and heart failure

in Blogs: Patients with heart disease have faced multiple risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients with coronary artery disease or hypertension are at increased risk of developing a severe infection. The pandemic has also meant that certain services for patients with heart…

How to manage a patient with COVID-19 and diabetes

in Blogs: Managing a patient with COVID-19 and diabetes is a delicate balancing act. It involves actively treating the infection and at the same time keeping diabetes under control. But this is easier said than done. Some of the treatments for COVID-19…

BMJ wants to hear about your Covid-19 work

in Blogs: The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the greatest challenges for frontline health workers around the world. At the BMJ, we want to build a community where frontline healthcare workers can share their Covid-19 experiences and learning, wherever they are. You…

Covid-19 webinar: How to handle scientific uncertainty in a pandemic

in Blogs: How to handle scientific uncertainty in a pandemic Register now | 20 November Join Dr Fiona Godlee of The BMJ and Professor George Davey Smith of Bristol University and the MRC, plus their invited guests from leading institutions in the US, UK,…

Asian Development Bank and BMJ working together to support frontline healthcare workers

in Blogs: Since the onset of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which causes Covid-19, frontline healthcare workers around the world have been at high risk of infection. As the pandemic continues, they remain at the frontline,…

Personal protective equipment and the COVID-19 pandemic

in Blogs: Recently, there has been a lot of news regarding the availability or unavailability of personal protective equipment. However, not as much attention has been paid to whether healthcare professionals have been trained correctly in putting on (donning) and taking off (doffing) the equipment.

Standards of care in the Covid-19 crisis

in Blogs: COVID-19 has put enormous strain on healthcare systems around the world. Many healthcare professionals have found themselves in the middle of this crisis and are wondering where to turn for help. Care must also be evidence-based - although, at the start of an outbreak, there may not be a great deal of evidence on which to base decisions.

COVID-19: Medical education during an infectious disease outbreak

in Blogs: COVID 19 can affect patients of all ages. So how do we help medical students and junior doctors learn about new infectious disease outbreaks, and at the same time keep them and their contacts safe from infection?

Can we draw up the drawbridge and keep influenza out?

in Blogs: The 1918-19 influenza pandemic affected American Samoa and Western Samoa very differently. American Samoa was subject to quarantine during the pandemic and there were no deaths on the island. Western Samoa did not have a quarantine – it had a…
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