COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit Updates
Daily Evidence Digests
Testing, diabetes, ethics of drug repurposing, Google search trends, extended use and reuse of facemasks
New guidance on emergency medicine, re-use of face-piece respirators, NSAIDs, podcasts, tiered staffing
New guidance for Aboriginal people, GP telehealth, surge capacity, model-based analysis of severity, vulnerable workforce
Community health workers, elective surgery, hospital capacity, telehealth, de-isolation, modelling, clinical trials
Epidemiology, Transmission, Virology
Community transmission and hospital infection, stages of pandemic, immunity, and vaccination.
Symptomatology and Treatment
Pathogenesis, asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic, severity, seroconversion, drugs, and recovery.
Clinical Models of Care
Triage, virtual care, hospitalisation, palliative care, temporary hospitals, infection control, and ethics.
Reducing adverse impacts of people with a lived experience of severe mental health issues during COVID-19
System Capacity and Planning
Infrastructure, hospital capacity, human resources, supplies, measurement and monitoring, surveillance, prediction, evaluation, and post-pandemic.
Guidance and underlying evidence about personal protective equipment (PPE) use during COVID-19