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Dermatologists’ attitude towards psoriasis treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Authors: Tiago Torres, Marta Pereira, Maria João Paiva Lopes, Clarisse Rebelo, Pedro Andrade, Martinha Henrique, Hugo Oliveira, Paulo Ferreira, Gabriela Marques Pinto, Francisco Menezes Brandão, Jorge Rozeira, Paulo Filipe, Rui Tavares Bello

This article describes the real-life strategies and therapeutic options adopted by dermatologists regarding their patients with psoriasis being treated with or with an indication for systemic therapy during the first COVID-19 lockdown period in Portugal.

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The UK approach to COVID-19 vaccination: why was it so different?

Authors: Peter MB English

This commentary is a personal perspective on the approach to COVID-19 vaccination in the United Kingdom.

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The effect of azoximer bromide (Polyoxidonium®) in patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease (COVID-19): an open-label, multicentre, interventional clinical study

Authors: Sergey V Efimov, Natallia V Matsiyeuskaya, Olga V Boytsova, Lyudmila Yu Akhieva, Elena I Kvasova, Francisco Harrison, Yulia S Karpova, Anton Tikhonov, Nadezhda F Khomyakova, Tim Hardman, Jean-François Rossi

The aim of this study was to observe the safety and efficacy of AZB as an addition to the complex treatment of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This study is the first exploratory
use of AZB in patients with COVID-19.

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The race to a COVID-19 vaccine: opportunities and challenges in development and distribution

Authors: Rodrigo M Burgos, Melissa E Badowski, Emily Drwiega, Samaneh Ghassemi, Nikki Griffith, Fischer Herald, Mikayla Johnson, Renata O Smith, Sarah M Michienzi

This article discusses the unprecedented toll of COVID-19 and how it jumpstarted the race towards potential COVID-19 vaccinations, which have been developed in less than a year. It discusses how this feat was accomplished, and how clinical development, manufacturing scale-up and distribution are occurring in parallel for the four COVID-19 vaccine front-runners. It also discusses the many challenges that still lie ahead.

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Current treatment in COVID-19 disease: a rapid review

Authors: Miguel Rodriguez-Guerra, Preeti Jadhav, Timothy J Vittorio

This review aims to assess the efficacy and safety of available therapies for COVID-19 in light of current evidence. These treatment options are compared based on their impact on symptom management, inpatient length of stay, and overall morbidity and mortality.

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