What We Know So Far About… Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
PHO is actively monitoring, reviewing and assessing relevant information related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “What We Know So Far” documents are intended to provide a rapid review of the evidence related to a specific aspect or emerging issue related to COVID-19.
The development of these documents includes a systematic search of the published literature as well as scientific grey literature (e.g., ProMED, CIDRAP, Johns Hopkins Situation Reports) and media reports, where appropriate. Relevant results are reviewed and data extracted for synthesis. All “What We Know So Far” documents are reviewed by PHO subject-matter experts before posting.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve and the scientific evidence rapidly expands, the information provided in these documents is only current as of the date of posting.
COVID-19 and ...
Asymptomatic Infection and Asymptomatic Transmission, 22 June 2020
Bacterial Infections in Hospitals, 11 Aug 2020
Bloodborne Transmission, 5 Feb 2020
Clinical Severity, 24 April 2020
Fecal-Oral Transmission, 6 Feb 2020
The Incubation Period, 4 Feb 2020
Infection in Children, 15 May 2020
Kawasaki Disease-Like Illness, 30 June 2020
Long-Term Sequelae, 16 July 2020
The Period of Communicability, 30 March 2020
Reuse of Personal Protective Equipment, 4 April 2020
The Risks to Healthcare workers, 10 Sept 2020
Routes of Transmission, 16 July 2020
Serology Testing, 3 July 2020
Social Determinants of Health, 23 June 2020
Symptoms, 23 April 2020
Tobacco, 14 Aug 2020
Use of Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), 3 April 2020
Viral Detection, 7 May 2020
Wearing a Mask in Public, 4 June 2020
Zoonotic Origins, 26 Feb 2020