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dc.contributor.authorMillington, Kerry
dc.identifier.citationMillington, K.A. (2020). COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.2. K4D Evidence Summary. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.en
dc.description.abstractThis weekly 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. Each summary is a result of half-a-day of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence. This summary covers twelve publications ranging from news article, brief communication, correspondence, online comment and opinion, R& D blueprint, and response plan. The evidence summary also includes the characteristics of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection and potential evidence for persistent fecal viral shedding, detection of COVID-19 in children in early January 2020 in Wuhan, the value of early transmission dynamic studies in emerging infectious diseases, a mathematical modelling study early dynamics of transmission and control of COVID-19, and the incubation period of COVID-19 from publicly reported confirmed cases. The summary also covers global evidence on tracking COVID-19 cases, online courses by LSHTM, WHO funding, and COVID-19 resource hub that can be accessed by public.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesK4D Helpdesk Report;785_2
dc.titleCOVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.2en
dc.rights.holder© DFID - Crown copyright 2020en
rioxxterms.funderDepartment for International Development, UK Governmenten

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    K4D supports learning and the use of evidence to improve the impact of development policy and programmes. The programme is designed to assist the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other partners to be innovative and responsive to rapidly changing and complex development challenges.

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