UK – NICE publishes latest set of COVID-19 guidelines

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its latest set of rapid coronavirus guidelines, for the care of immunocompromised people under 17 years old and adults hospitalised with pneumonia.

While COVID-19 usually causes a mild, self-limiting illness in children and young people, even in those who are immunocompromised, the Institute is advising healthcare professionals to discuss the risks and benefits of continuing or stopping treatment and provide reassurance that immunosuppression does not appear to raise the risk of severe COVID-19…