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2021 Issue 2

One new COVID-19 review, one updated COVID-19 review, and one updated Cochrane review  are in Issue 2, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

New COVID 19 Review

Singh  B, Ryan  H, Kredo  T, Chaplin  M, Fletcher  T. Chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine for prevention and treatment of COVID19. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD013587. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013587.pub2
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 Updated COVID 19 Review 

Struyf  T, Deeks  JJ, Dinnes  J, Takwoingi  Y, Davenport  C, Leeflang  MMG, Spijker  R, Hooft  L, Emperador  D, Domen  J, Horn  SR A, Van den Bruel  A. Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID‐19. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD013665. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013665.pub2. 
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 Updated Cochrane Review 

Zifodya  JS, Kreniske  JS, Schiller  I, Kohli  M, Dendukuri  N, Schumacher  SG, Ochodo  EA, Haraka  F, Zwerling  AA, Pai  M, Steingart  KR, Horne  DJ. Xpert Ultra versus Xpert MTB/RIF for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults with presumptive pulmonary tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009593. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009593.pub5. 

2021 Issue 1

Two updated Cochrane reviews and one new protocol are available in Issue 1, 2021 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

New Protocol

Weeratunga  P, Bancone  G, Ochodo  EA, Pant  S, Thapa  J, Chaplin  M. Glucose‐6‐phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency near‐patient tests for tafenoquine or primaquine use with Plasmodium vivax malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD013861. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013861

Updated Reviews

Blanshard  A, Hine  P. Atovaquone‐proguanil for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004529. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004529.pub3 

Kohli  M, Schiller  I, Dendukuri  N, Yao  M, Dheda  K, Denkinger  CM, Schumacher  SG, Steingart  KR. Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and Xpert MTB/RIF assays for extrapulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD012768. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012768.pub3