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COVID-19 Resources

A collation of online resources specific to eye health and international development in relation to COVID-19.
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The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly changing the way the health and development communities are working. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus can cause conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has implications for eye health and eye health professionals. Travel restrictions, reprioritisation of health resources and economic consequences are impacting the work of many of our member and partner organisations.

To assist IAPB members, eye health personnel, health professionals and program personnel, IAPB is collating and sharing information and resources specific to eye health and international development in relation to COVID-19. Without much ado, COVID-19 Resources: Here is what we know:

Eye Health Organisations

Literature: COVID-19, Eyes & Vision

Practice Guidelines

Editorials

Articles

Reviews

Can the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Affect the Eyes? A Review of Coronaviruses and Ocular Implications in Humans and AnimalsIvan Seah , MBBSORCID &Rupesh Agrawal , MDORCID. Journal of Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. Published online: 16 Mar 2020 

Letters to the editor

The possibility of COVID19 transmission from eye to noseHuiling Qing  Zhijie Li  Zhengwei Yang  Menghai Shi  Zixu Huang  Jinghui Song  Zongming Song, Acta Ophthalmologica, First published: 18 March 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/aos.14412

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