Evidence from trusted sources Coronavirus evidence sources

These are other trusted sources of evidence

Library professional showing BMJ online to clinician
Library professional showing BMJ online to clinician

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register 

The register helps systematic reviewers prioritize topics, identify available evidence, and produce urgently needed reviews

For front-line health professionals, public health policymakers, and research teams developing new therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive interventions for COVID-19

EPPI Centre – COVID-19: a living systematic map of the evidence 

An up-to-date map of the current evidence partitioned into broad domains

Database of public health guidance on COVID-19

A database of COVID-19 public health guidance produced by international organisations.  Compiled by Eire’s Health Information and Quality Authority

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control COVID-19

General updates and dashboards. Infographics, leaflets and videos.  Also latest on countermeasures

National Library of Medicine (USA) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Information pulled together by the National Library of Medicine based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

See also Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NHS Employers: COVID-19 guidance for the NHS workforce

Guidance to help you provide protection and support for NHS staff

NHS England/Improvement Coronavirus Specialty Guides

NICE is now the single point of advice on caring for people with coronavirus and the management of COVID-19 in different healthcare settings. 24 of the COVID-19 specialty guides have now moved to its website and NICE will begin a process of mapping the recommendations against its suite of COVID-19 rapid guidelines and integrating them where possible.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Coronavirus (COVID-19)

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence

A general evidence search on coronavirus or COVID-19 

Norwegian Institute of Public Health:  COVID-19 Living Map of the Evidence

The main map gives an overview of all publications categorized according to publication type, population of interest and topic 

More detailed maps are available for these topics: 

Public Health England: Finding the evidence: Coronavirus

The Public Health England Knowledge and Library Services Team has produced this page to help those working on the current coronavirus outbreak identify and access emerging evidence as it is published

Queen’s Nursing Institute Coronavirus Information Centre

A collection of resources and links on coronavirus for community nurses and allied health professionals

Resources from Royal Colleges and other professional bodies on COVID-19

Produced by the HEE Knowledge Management Team

Richard Lehman’s COVID-19 reviews

A weekly round-up of Richard Lehman personal selection of articles of relevance to clinicians dealing with COVID-19

He is professor of the Shared Understanding of Medicine at the University of Birmingham

The Royal Society

Collection of relevant articles on COVID-19

World Health Organisation: Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Database on the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-2019)

It is updated daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attention  

The entries in the database may not be exhaustive and new research will be added regularly. The database is updated daily, Monday through Friday 

WHO’s Health Alerts

Messaging service providing the latest news and information on coronavirus.  Includes details on symptoms and how people can protect themselves and others. It also provides the latest situation reports and numbers in real-time 

Produced in Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus 


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TRIP Pro has high quality reviews and guidance related to COVID-19 and the blog highlights highlighting popular articles and popular searches

UCL Partners: COVID-19 

We are bringing together academic, NHS, and industry to support the COVID-19 response. 

Page last reviewed: 15 June 2021