Knowledge Services are collating information on the Coronavirus from various academic, news sources and professional bodies.
Please note this page is no longer being updated.
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The following publishers are making their content on coronavirus freely accessible online. Please see the following links to access this information.
In response to the outbreak in China, Wiley are providing free access to all Wiley published articles related to #coronavirus.
Access to medical and scientific articles includes research from the Journal of Medical Virology, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Zoonoses and Public Health and many more.
As new articles are published, they will be made free to access, and added to this centralized resource of coronavirus research. These important pieces of literature will remain open until April 2020 and the window of time will be extended as needed.
For the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public, the publisher Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with freely available information in English and Mandarin Chinese on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, including new information about the recent outbreak in China.
Freely available information in English and Mandarin on novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV
The Information Center, brings together all relevant content from Elsevier’s medical journals, textbooks, clinical experts and other clinical information and medical literature.
The information centre was created by clinicians and other professionals at Elsevier and will be updated frequently with the most current research and evidence-based information available.
Nature also has a number of free articles in its News section around the Coronavirus, covering Research Highlights, News & Q&As.
The articles are featured in the News section of the website and can be accessed here:
Latest from Pub Med
The latest articles on COVID-19 from the Pub Med database.
Taylor & Francis
Open Access e-books and journal articles on Coronavirus from Taylor & Francis
The Royal Society
The Royal Society Publishing is providing free access to it’s Covid 19 articles and have published several themes in the area.
Department for Health
Excess weight and COVID-19: insights from new evidence
Health Information & Quality Authority
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
HEE: Resources from Royal colleges and other professional bodies on Covid 19
British Geriatrics Society - COVID-19: Frailty scores and outcomes in older people
This page brings together studies specifically examining the link between frailty and COVID-19 outcomes in acute care. It is intended that it will be updated every month following a review of the literature to provide an update on any frailty and COVID-19 papers.
Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Health (WICH) monitoring tool. The wider impacts of COVID-19 on health monitoring tool (WICH) looks at the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the population's health and wellbeing. Please note this is currently a beta tool.
Public Health England
Local Government Association – Coronavirus: information for councils.
NHS Knowledge for Healthcare
Links to evidence sources and guidance for the healthcare workforce, patients and public
Covid 19 publications including datasets and clinical trials
University of California, San Francisco
A Digest of Covid 19 papers.
West Midlands NHS Strategy Unit
EBSCO are currently providing free access to their Dynamed pages on Covid-19.
Public Health Scotland - Covid-19 Research Repository
This repository contains a comprehensive collection of Scottish COVID-19 research. This includes research about COVID-19 in Scotland as well as research on COVID-19 undertaken by Scottish researchers.
Coronavirus: WHO chief warns against ‘trolls and conspiracy theories’
Fact Checking and Myth Busting from EU vs Disinfo
Full Fact- a UK fact checking charity providing independent, impartial view
WHO – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters
Contains global list of websites producing misinformation
Free to access online learning programmes on COVID-19
BMJ Covid 19 online courses (free registration)
HEE eLearning resources on Covid 19
- Public Health England stay at home guidance, translated and in easy read
- Public Health England guidance on social distancing, translated.
- NHS guidelines translated into 32 languages by Doctors of the World
- Easy read information on COVID-19 from Mencap
- Public Health England resources in accessible formats
Beyond the data: Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on BAME
Public Health England
Oxford University Centre for Evidence Based Medicine
The NIHR Policy Research Programme
UNICEF Innocenti's Children & Covid-19 Research Library
The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook
A practical guide for improving vaccine communication and fighting misinformation