COVID-19 Evidence page

The evidence base around COVID-19 is changing daily, so below we’ve collected a number of sources of information which are updated as new data becomes available.


This list represents the best of the available evidence on COVID19, including newly published research evidence as well as frequently updated clinical evidence summaries.

We’ve also put together a database of official guidelines from health bodies for anyone wanting to know the official line on any of these issues, you can find it on the Hive – here. We’ll keep both pages updated as things change.

If you have any questions about the sources used, or any of the information in them, or want to ask us a question about anything not covered, please get in touch – email

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Ask us to look into the available evidence for any questions you’ve got about diagnosis, treatments, outcomes or anything else – click here and look for ‘Evidence Search Requests’.

Omicron evidence

Update on Omicron, 28th November 2021

Quick and dirty search results of articles looking at the omicron variant

UK Gov
Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 variants: technical briefings

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Latest news on omicron variant

UK Health Security Agency
Guidance for investigating and managing individuals with a suspected or confirmed infection with Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern in healthcare settings

Dynamed COVID-19 evidence summary

More information about Dynamed here

BMJ Best Practice COVID-19 Evidence summary

Managing co-existing conditions in the context of COVID-19

More information about BMJ Best Practice here


Up-to-date – Corona Disease 2019 Evidence summary

Clinical Effectiveness COVID-19 Resources Available to All

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, virology, clinical features, diagnosis, and prevention
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Management in adults
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Infection control in health care and home settings
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Airway management, anesthesia machine ventilation, and anesthetic care
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Critical care issues
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Arrhythmias and conduction system disease
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Coronary artery disease issues
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Myocardial injury
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Issues related to kidney disease and hypertension
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Pregnancy issues
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Considerations in children
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Cancer care during the pandemic
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Psychiatric issues

Acute respiratory distress syndrome: Clinical features, diagnosis, and complications in adults
Ventilator management strategies for adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Prone ventilation for adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in adults

Rapid Guidelines & Evidence Summaries

Oxford Centre for Evidence Based Medicine – Clinical Questions & Evidence Summaries

Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

COVID-19 resources

Cochrane Reviews and related content from the Cochrane Library relating to the COVID-19 pandemic:


Corona virus Hub


EBSCO Information & Resource Centre


Coronavirus 2019 updates

The Lancet

COVID-19 Resource Centre


COVID-19 Collection

Information and resources on Coronavirus:

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