Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Landmark Danish study finds no significant effect for face mask wearers

The Danmask study was a randomized controlled trial

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Europe

The never-ending lockdown cycle

We need a long-term plan that controls the impact of the disease while minimizing the disruption

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

COVID-19 and the end of clinical medicine as we know it

Governments are producing a series of contradictory and confusing policies which have a brief shelf life as the next crisis emerges

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Europe

Coronavirus cases are mounting in Europe but deaths remain stable. Why?

We appear to have the reality of viral circulation

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Europe

It’s a mistake to think all positive COVID tests are the same

The number of cases should not be the main driver of future lockdowns

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Could mass testing for COVID-19 do more harm than good?

The drawbacks of false-positive results can be substantial

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

How much do face masks actually help?

Despite two decades of pandemic preparedness, there is considerable uncertainty as to the value of wearing masks

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Europe

The dire effects of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown

In any future pandemic we must develop strategies to minimize the harms for those at greater risk

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

Europe

Dying of neglect: the other COVID care home scandal

Out of sight, the elderly have remained out of mind during this crisis

By Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson

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