COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.13

8th April 2020
Author: Kerry Millington

This daily 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 3 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence. This summary covers six publications on the TB response is heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 in low-income countries and the need for a rapid learning about effective handwashing initiatives, the Threat to Africa, South Africa hopes its battle with HIV and TB helped prepare it for COVID-19, advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19, and briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of COVID-19 outbreak version 1.0. This summary also covers global evidence on tracking COVID-19 cases, online course by LSHTM, and COVID-19 resource hubs that are accessible by the public.

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Suggested Citation

Millington, K.A. (2020). COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.13. K4D Evidence Summary. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


8th April 2020


Continent: Africa, Global

Country: South Africa, United Kingdom