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  • During December  2021, we have published one new  review in Issue 12, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.New reviewLutje V, Probyn K, Seixas J, Bergman H, Villanueva G. Chemotherapy for second‐stage human African trypanosomiasis: drugs in use. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 12. Art. No.:...
    January 10 2022
  • During November 2021, we have published one updated review in Issue 11, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.Updated reviewBergman H, Henschke N, Hungerford D, Pitan F, Ndwandwe D, Cunliffe N, Soares-Weiser K. Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 11....
    December 1 2021
  • The latest update of the Cochrane review “Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use” has found that rotavirus vaccines pre-qualified by the World Health Organization (WHO) (Rotarix, RotaTeq, Rotasiil, and Rotavac), prevent episodes of rotavirus diarrhoea in children and no increased risk of serious adverse events was found....
    November 18 2021
  • CIDG Co-ordinating Editor, Paul Garner, outlines his experience of having COVID-19 in several recent news articles.Since mid-March 2020, when he developed COVID-19, he highlights that the past months have been "a rollercoaster of ill health, extreme emotions, and utter exhaustion. Although not hospitalised, it has been frightening and...
    November 16 2021
  • During February 2022, we published one protocol and one new review in Issue 2, 2022 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.New ProtocolCrider KS, Williams JL, Qi YP, Gutman J, Yeung LF, Mai CT, Finkelstein JL, Mehta S, Pons-Duran C, Menéndez C, Moraleda C, Rogers LM, Daniels K, Green P. Folic acid supplementation and malaria...
    November 15 2021
  • The Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) editorial base in Liverpool thanks its readers, authors, referees, and editors for their support and contributions to the CIDG’s work throughout 2021. In this end of year newsletter, we reflect on the challenges and achievements of 2021 and plans for 2022.CIDG Co-ordinating Editor's message ...
    November 12 2021
  • What is it like as a young woman facing a health worker who tells you that you are infected with HIV and need to take drugs for the rest of your life? What do patients believe is happening when health workers come to their house and demand a specimen of sputum? Qualitative research helps with these questions, and systematic reviews delineate...
    October 21 2021
  • During September 2021, we have published two new protocols and one updated review in Issue 9, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.Updated reviewShah MP, Hwang J, Choi L, Lindblade KA, Kachur SP, Desai M. Mass drug administration for malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 9....
    September 29 2021
  • Treating everyone for malaria: does it eliminate the disease?Some policy experts recommend giving antimalarial drugs to everyone living in a malarious area at the same time to accelerate elimination of the disease, but this is controversial. Now an independent review team from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group evaluated the current...
    September 29 2021
  • During July/August 2021, we have published three new Cochrane reviews in Issues 7 and 8, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.New reviews – JulyPopp  M, Stegemann  M, Metzendorf  M-I, Gould  S, Kranke  P, Meybohm  P, Skoetz  N, Weibel  S. Ivermectin for preventing and treating COVID‐...
    August 25 2021

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