COVID-19 - interventions and health related factors that prevent infection or minimise progression to severe disease

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
Record ID 32018001678
Authors' objectives: The purpose of this evidence synthesis is to provide advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) on the following policy questions: “What is the emerging evidence in relation to (i) pharmaceutical interventions, and (ii) lifestyle interventions prior to diagnosis of COVID-19 in the community aimed at preventing or minimising progression to severe disease?” “With respect to COVID-19, what potentially modifiable lifestyle factors are associated with a reduction in risk of infection and or progression to severe disease?”
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2021
Requestor: National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET)
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Rapid Review
Country: Ireland
MeSH Terms
  • COVID-19
  • Drug Therapy
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal
  • Diet
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Alcohol Drinking
  • Smoking
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Disease Progression
  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Protective Agents
  • Obesity
  • Vitamin D
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Coronavirus Infections
  • COVID-19
  • Anti-virals
  • prophylaxis
  • drug therapy
  • non-pharmaceutical
  • lifestyle
  • diet
  • exercise
  • prevention
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