The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented research worldwide, and the need for continued access to research and learning has never been more important. Many of the international scientific journals and publishers are committed to supporting the global response to COVID-19 by enabling fast and direct access to the latest available research, evidence, and data. Here we present a short selection of the latest papers to reflect the regional and global research efforts emerging in response to COVID-19.

The Lancet Microbe 2021:

Current malaria infection, previous malaria exposure, and clinical profiles and outcomes of COVID-19 in a setting of high malaria transmission: an exploratory cohort study in Uganda

BMJ Open Respiratory Research:

Efficacy of convalescent plasma for treatment of COVID-19 in Uganda


A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence

The African Academy of Sciences:

Maximizing synergy across COVID-19 research and response activities in Kenya

Wellcome Open Research:

Sub-Saharan Africa preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic: A perspective of early career African scientists

Global Health & Medicine:

Can we apply lessons learned from Ebola experience in West Africa for COVID-19 in lower income countries?


Higher COVID-19 seropositivity observed among residents in Dhaka and Chattogram

Science Direct:

Clinical outcomes among COVID-19 patients managed with modern and traditional Siddha medicine -A retrospective cohort study, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2020

Investigating the resilience of refugee camps to COVID-19: A case of Rohingya settlements in Bangladesh

COVID-19 vaccination in Sindh Province, Pakistan: a modelling study of health impact and cost-effectiveness


Exploring the Behavioral Determinants of COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance among an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Implications for Behavior Change Interventions

Health Belief, Planned Behavior, or Psychological Antecedents: What predicts COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy better among the Bangladeshi Adults?

Coping with COVID-19 Pandemic: A Population-Based Study in Bangladesh

Health impact and cost-effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination in Sindh Province, Pakistan


Many Latinos Are Hesitant To Get a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Atlantic:

The Brazil Variant is Exposing the World's Vulnerability

Revista Medica de Honduras | Article:

COVID-19 en América Latina y Caribe: Determinación de prioridades en investigación y llamado a la acción (COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean: A determination of research priorities and call to action)

The Lancet Infectious diseases | Article:

COVID-19 in Latin America

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | Article/Research paper:

Personal Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Realities and Perspectives of Healthcare Workers in Latin America

PLos One:

Global research priorities for COVID-19 in maternal, reproductive and child health: Results of an international survey

The Lancet | Article:

Vaccine hesitancy in the COVID-19 era

BMJ Global Health | Commentary:

Ethical and policy considerations for COVID-19 vaccination modalities: delayed second dose, fractional dose, mixed vaccines

The Lancet | Comment:

Priorities for COVID-19 research response and preparedness in low-resource settings

Global Vector Hub | Report:

The Impact of COVID-19 on Vector-Borne Disease Research and Control Operations – preliminary survey results July 2020

BMJ | Analysis:

Solidarity and universal preparedness for health after COVID-19

BMJ Global Health | Analysis:

Navigating inequities: a roadmap out of the pandemic

The Lancet HIV | Editorial:

Do not repeat mistakes from HIV in COVID-19 response