COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.18

15th 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. This summary is a result of 3 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence. This summary covers seven publications on reducing the risk of infection might increase the risk of intimate partner violence, risk and vulnerability related to disability and COVID-19, modern compassionate care in the COVID-19 pandemic, projecting the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 through the post-pandemic period, spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the Icelandic Population, health literacy is an underestimated problem, and SARS-CoV-2 molecular assay evaluation result. This summary also covers global evidence on online learning and events, tracking dashboards, 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.18. K4D Evidence Summary. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


15th April 2020


Continent: Global

Country: Ghana, Iceland, Indonesia, Sierra Leone