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K4D Helpdesk Report 785.4

COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.4

Published on 26 March 2020

This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. It is a result of 2-2.5 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence.

This summary covers nine publications including news, blog, comment, correspondence, report and article. The health evidence included in this summary are The Global impact of COVID-19 and strategies for mitigation and suppression, The effect of control strategies to reduce social mixing on outcomes of the COVID-19 epidemic in Wuhan China, COVID-19: extending or relaxing distancing control measures, Clinical and epidemiological features of 36 children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Zhejiang China, Fundamental principles of epidemic spread highlight the immediate need for large-scale serological surveys to assess the stage of the SARS-COV-2 epidemic, Fundamental principles of epidemic spread highlight the immediate need for large-scale serological surveys to assess the stage of the SARS-COV-2 epidemic, a plea on World Tuberculosis Day, the Italian lesson, and Disaggregated data and health disparities. This summary also covers global evidence on tracking COVID-19 cases, online course, and COVID-19 resources hubs that are accessible by public.

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Millington, K.A. (2020), COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary 4, K4D Evidence Summary, Brighton: IDS

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