The OxImmuno Literature initiative has collected together a team of around 100 researchers from the Medical Sciences Division of the University of Oxford to read, review and summarise recent COVID-19 research from all round the world in order to support the researchers working on COVID-19 here at the University of Oxford.
Research papers are peer reviewed, ie. read and checked by other scientists, before they are published in research journals. As COVID-19 is such a new phenomenon most of the research has not yet had time to be peer reviewed but, in order to help other scientists working on COVID-19, research is still made available as a pre-print for other researchers to read.
Our summaries of some of these pre-prints and papers can be read here. However, these are written for other researchers. We have selected a few papers that cover topics in COVID-19 research that we think may be of interest to the wider public and have summarised them for a more general audience and included more background information. These summaries, with links to the original research, can be found in this, our new blog.