COVID-19 Publications

Professor Kamlesh Khunti has been actively involved in Covid-19 work which has been published in a number of scientific journals.


122. Hippisley-Cox J, Coupland CA, Mehta N, Keogh RH, Diaz-Ordaz K, Khunti K, Lyons RA, Kee F, Sheikh A, Rahman S, Valabhji J, Harrison EM, Sellen P, Haq N, SempleMG, Johnson PWM, Hayward A, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS. Risk prediction of covid-19 related death and hospital admission in adults after covid-19 vaccination: national Prospective cohort study. BMJ 2021 Sep 17; 374:n2244. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n2244. PMID: 34535466

121. Misra S, Barron E, Vamos E, Thomas S, Dhatariya K, Kar P, Young B, Khunti K, Valabhji J. Temporal trends in emergency admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis in people with diabetes in England before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a population-based study .Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2021 Sep 2. Doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00208-4. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34481558

120. Valabhji J, Barron E, Bradley D, Bakhai C, Khunti K, Jebb S. Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on body weight in people at high risk of type 2 diabetes referred to the English NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2021 Sep 2. Doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00218-7. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34481556

119.Chudasama YV, Zaccardi F, Gillies CL, Razieh C, Yates T, Kloecker DE, Rowlands AV, Davies MJ, Islam N, Seidu S, Forouhi NG, Khunti K. Patterns of multimorbidity and risk of severe SARS-CoV-2 infection: an observational study in the U.K. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Sep 4;21(1):908. Doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06600-y.PMID: 34481456

118. Hippisley-Cox J, Patone M, Mei XW, Saatci D, Dixon S, Khunti K, Zaccardi F, Watkinson P, Shankar-Hari M, Doidge J, Harrison DA, Griffin SJ, Sheikh A, Coupland CAC. Risk of thrombocytopenia and thromboembolism after covid-19 vaccination and SARS-CoV-2 positive testing: self-controlled case series study. BMJ 2021 Aug 26; 374:n1931. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n1931.PMID: 34446426

117Rowlands AV, Dempsey PC, Gillies C, Kloecker DE, Razieh C, Chudasama Y, Islam N, Zaccardi F, Lawson C, Norris T, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Yates T. Association between accelerometer-assessed physical activity and severity of COVID-19 in UK Biobank. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes 2021 Aug 20. Doi:10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2021.08.011. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 34430796

116. Jones R, Davis A, Stanley B, Julious S, Ryan D, Jackson DJ, Halpin DMG, HickmanK, Pinnock H, Quint JK, Khunti K, Heaney LG, Oliver P, Siddiqui S, Pavord I, Jones DHM, Hyland M, Ritchie L, Young P, Megaw T, Davis S, Walker S, Holgate S, Beecroft S, Kemppinen A, Appiagyei F, Roberts EJ, Preston M, Hardjojo A, Carter V,van Melle  M, Price D. Risk Predictors and Symptom Features of Long COVID Within A Broad Primary Care Patient Population Including Both Tested and Untested Patients. Pragmat  Obs Res 2021 Aug 11; 12:93-104. Doi: 10.2147/POR.S316186.eCollection 2021. PMID: 34408531

115. Routen A, Pareek M, Khunti K. Reporting of Race and Ethnicity in Medical and  Scientific Journals. JAMA 2021 Aug 17; 326(7):674. Doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.9265.PMID: 34402837

114. Patel CRK, Ali S, Hanif W, Khunti K. Learning lessons from the covid-19 to reduce global health inequality. 2021 Aug.

113. Singh AK, Khunti K. COVID-19 and diabetes. Annu Rev Med 2021 Aug 11. Doi: 10.1146/annurev-med-042220-011857. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 34379444

112. Yates T, Zaccardi F, Islam N, Razieh C, Gillies CL, Lawson CA, Chudasama Y, Rowlands A, Davies MJ, Docherty AB, Openshaw PJM, Baillie JK, Semple MG, Khunti K. Obesity, chronic disease, age, and in-hospital mortality in patients with covid-19: analysis of ISARIC clinical characterisation protocol UK cohort. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Jul 31; 21(1):717. Doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06466-0.PMID: 34330226

111. Nafilyan V, Dolby T, Razieh C, Gaughan CH, Morgan J, Ayoubkhani D, Walker  S, Khunti K, Glickman M, Yates T. Sociodemographic inequality in COVID-19 vaccination  coverage among elderly adults in England: a national linked data study. BMJ Open 2021 Jul 23; 11(7):e053402. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021- 053402.PMID: 34301672

110. Ortega E, Corcoy R, Gratacòs M, Cos Claramunt FX, Mata-Cases M, Puig-Treserra R, Real J,  Vlacho B, Castelblanco E, Domingo P, Khunti K, Franch-Nadal J, Mauricio D. Risk factors for severe outcomes in people with diabetes hospitalised for COVID-19 : a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2021 Jul 22; 11(7):e051237. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051237.PMID: 34301668

109. Clift AK, Saatci D, Coupland C, Dambha-Miller H, Hippisley-Cox J, Tan PS, Patone M, Zaccardi F, Shah BR, Griffin SJ, Khunti K, International Investigator Group for Ethnicity and Covid-19. Sickle Cell Disorders and Severe COVID-19 Outcomes: A cohort study. Annals of Internal Medicine 2021 July 20. Doi: 10.7326/M21-1375. [Online ahead of print]

108. Woolf K, McManus IC, Martin CA, Nellums LB, Guyatt AL, Melbourne C, Bryant L, Gogoi M, Wobi F, Al-Oraibi A, Hassan O, Gupta A, John C, Tobin MD, Carr S, Simpson S, Gregary B, Aujayeb A, Zingwe S, Reza R, Gray LJ, Khunti K, Pareek M; UK-REACH Study Collaborative Group. Ethnic differences in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesistancy in the United Kingdom healthcare workers: Results from the UK-REACH prospective nationwide cohort study. Lancet Reg Health Eur 2021 Jul 19: 100180. Doi: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2021.100180 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 34308406

107. Khunti K et al .Covid 19: Preparing for the future. Looking ahead to winter 2021/2022 and beyond. Report. The academy of medical sciences 2021 July.Report

106.  Gogoi M, Reed-Berendt R, Al-Oraibi A, Hassan O, Wobi F, Gupta A, Abubakar I, Dove  E, Nellums LB, Pareek M; UK-REACH Collaborative Group.  Ethnicity and COVID-19 outcomes among healthcare workers in the UK: UK-REACH ethico-legal research, qualitative research on healthcare workers' experiences and stakeholder engagement protocol. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 9;11(7):e049611. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049611.PMID: 34244281

105. Chung SC, Marlow S, Tobias N, Alogna A, Alogna I, You SL, Khunti K, McKee M, Michie S, Pillay D. Lessons from countries implementing find, test, trace, isolation  and support policies in the rapid response of the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review. BMJ Open 2021 Jun 29.11(7):e047832. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047832. PMID: 34187854

104. Teece L, Gray LJ, Melbourne C, Orton C, Ford DV, Martin CA, McAllister D, Khunti K, Tobin M, John C, Abrams KR, Pareek M; UK-REACH Study Collaborative Group. United Kingdom Research study into Ethnicity And COVID-19 outcomes in Healthcare workers (UK-REACH): a retrospective cohort study using linked routinely collected   data, study protocol. BMJ Open 2021 Jun 28; 11(6):e046392. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046392. PMID: 34183342

103. Willis A, Isaacs T, Khunti K. Improving diversity in research and trial participation: the challenges of language. Lancet Public Health 2021 Jul.6 (7):e445-e446. Doi:10.1016/S2468- 2667(21)00100-6.PMID: 34174997

102.Razieh C, Zaccardi F, Islam N, Gillies CL, Chudasama Y, Rowlands A, Kloecker DE, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Yates T. Ethnic minorities and COVID-19. : Examining whether excess risk is mediated through deprivation. Eur J Public Health 2021 Jul 13.31(3):630-634..Doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab041.PMID: 33744940

101. Saatci D, Ranger TA, Garriga C, Clift AK, Zaccardi F, Tan PS, Patone M, Coupland C, Harnden A, Griffin SJ, Khunti K, Dambha-Miller H, Hippisley-Cox J. Association Between Race and COVID-19 Outcomes Among 2.6 Million Children in England . JAMA Pediatr. 2021 Jun 21. Doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.1685. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 34152371

100  Nafilyan V, Islam N, Mathur R, Ayoubkhani D, Banerjee A, Glickman M, Humberstone B, Diamond I, Khunti K. Ethnic differences in COVID-19 mortality during the first two waves of the Coronavirus Pandemic: a nationwide cohort study of 29 million adults in England. Eur J Epidemiol 2021 Jun.36(6):605-617. Doi: 10.1007/s10654-021-00765-1. [Epub 2021 Jun 16].PMID: 34132940

99.  Nagi D, Ryder REJ,  Ruan Y, Field BCT, Narendran P, Gandhi R, Harris S, Várnai KA Davies J, Wild SH, Wilmot EG, Khunti K, Rhea R. An audit of people admitted to hospital with diabetes and coronavirus (SARS-COV-2): Data collection methods. The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) Nationwide Audit. British Journal of Diabetes 2021 May. 21(1). Doi: 10.15277/bjd.2021.299.

98.Seidu S, Kunutsor SK, Cos X, Khunti K. Indirect impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitalisations for cardiometabolic conditions and their management: A systematic Review. Primary Care Diabetes 2021  Aug.15(4):653-681. Doi: 10.1016.j.pcd.2021.04.011. [Epub 2021 May 28]. PMID : 34083122

97. Valabhji J, Barron E, Vamos EP, Dhatariya K, Game F, Kar P, Weaver A, Verma S, Young B, Khunti K. Temporal Trends in Lower-Limb Major and Minor Amputation and Revascularization Procedures in People With Diabetes in England During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Diabetes Care 2021 May 20:dc202852. Doi: 10.2337/dc20-2852. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 34016616

96. Islam N, Shkolnikov VM, Acosta RJ, Klimkin I, Kawachi I, Irizarry RA, Alicandro  G, Khunti K, Yates T,  Jdanov DA, White M, Lewington S, Lacey B. Excess deaths associated with covid-19 pandemic in 2020 : age and sex disaggregated time series analysis in 29 high income countries. BMJ 2021 May 19.373: n1137. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n1137. PMID: 34011491

95Khunti K, Kamal A, Pareek M, Griffiths A. Should vaccination for healthcare workers be mandatory? J R Soc Med 2021 May. 114(5):235-236. Doi:10.1177/01410768211013525.PMID: 34028294

94. Ruan Y, Ryder REJ, De P, Field BCT, Narendran P, Iqbal A, Gandhi R, Harris S, Nagi D, Aziz U, Karra E, Ghosh S, Hanif W, Edwards AE, Zafar M, Dashora U, Várnai KA, Davies J, Wild SH, Wilmot EG, Webb D, Khunti K, Rea R; ABCD Covid-19 audit group. A UK nationwide study of people with type 1 diabetes admitted to hospital with COVID-19 infection. Diabetologia 2021 Aug.64(8):1717-1724. Doi: 10.1007/s00125-021-05463-x. [Epub 2021 May 8 ].PMID: 33966090

93.  Mathur R, Rentsch CT, Morton CE, Hulme WJ, Schultze A, MacKenna B, Eggo RM,   Bhaskaran K, Wong AYS, Williamson EJ, Forbes H, Wing K, McDonald HI, Bates C, Bacon S, Walker AJ, Evans D, Inglesby P, Mehrkar A, Curtis HJ, DeVito NJ, Croker R, Drysdale H, Cockburn J, Parry J, Hester F, Harper S, Douglas IJ, Tomlinson L, Evans SJW, Grieve R, Harrison D, Rowan K, Khunti K, Chaturvedi N, Smeeth L, Goldacre B; OpenSAFELY Collaborative. Ethnic differences in SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19-related hospitalisation, intensive care unit admission, and death in 17 million adults in England: an observational cohort study using the OpenSAFELY platform. Lancet 2021 Apr 30. Doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00634-6. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 33939953

92. Patel K, Hanif W, Ali SN, Sehmi K,  Patel K,  Dhillon R,  Lad A, Gill PS, Sood H, Khunti K . Covid-19 : Countries rally to support India through "storm that has shaken the nation." BMJ 2021 Apr; 373. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n1086.

91. Wood A, Denholm R, Hollings S, Cooper J, Ip S, Walker V, Denaxas S, Akbari A, Banerjee A, Whiteley W, Lai A, Sterne J, Sudlow C; CVD-COVID-UK consortium. Linked electronic health records for research on a nationwide cohort of more than 54 million people in England: data resource. BMJ 2021 Apr 7; 373:n826. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n826.PMID: 33827854

90. Rowlands AV, Gillies C, Chudasama Y, Davies MJ, Islam N, Kloecker DE, Lawson C,  Pareek M, Razieh C, Zaccardi F, Yates T. Khunti K. Association of working shifts, inside and outside of healthcare, with severe COVID-19:  an observational study. BMC Public Health 2021 Apr 22.21(1):773. Doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10839-0.PMID: 33888095

89.  Katikireddi SV, Lal S, Carrol ED, Niedzwiedz CL, Khunti K, Dundas R, Diderichsen F, Barr B. Unequal impact of the COVID-19 crisis on minority ethnic groups; a framework for understanding and addressing inequalities. J Epidemiol Community Health 2021 Apr 21. Doi: 10.1136/jech-2020-216061. PMID : 33883198

88. Khunti K, Davies MJ, Kosiborod MN, Nauck MA. Long COVID-metabolic risk factors and novel therapeutic management. Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2021 Apr 19. Doi: 10.1038/s41574-021-00495-0.PMID :33875855

87.   Ali SN, Hanif W, Patel K, Khunti K. Ramadan and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy- a call for action. The Lancet 2021 April 7. Doi :10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00779-0. [Online ahead of print] PMID: 33838109

86. Dambha-Miller H, Tan PS, Saatci D, Clift AK, Zaccardi F, Coupland C, Locufier P, Davies  F, Khunti K, Griffin SJ, Hippisley-Cox J . Quantifying the association between ethnicity and COVID-19 mortality: a national cohort study protocol. BMJ Open 2021 Apr 7;11(4):e045286. Doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045286.PMID: 33827839

85.  Routen A, Darko N, Willis A, Miksza J, Khunti K. It’s so tough for us now”- Covid-19 has negatively impacted religious practices relating to death among minority ethnic groups. Public Health 2021 Mar 24;194:146-148. Doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2021.03.007. PMID: 33906088

84.  Khunti K, Knighton P, Zaccardi F, Bakhai C, Barron E, Holman N, Kar P, Meace C, Sattar N, Sharp S, Wareham NJ, Weaver A, Woch E, Young B, Valabhji J. Prescription of glucose-lowering therapies and risk of COVID-19 mortality in people with type 2 diabetes: a nationwide observational study in England. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2021 May. 9(5): 293-303. Doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00050-4. [Epub 2021 Mar30 ].PMID: 33798464

83. Ayoubkhani D, Khunti K, Nafilyan V, Maddox T, Humberstone B, Diamond I, Banerjee  A. Post-covid syndrome in individuals admitted to hospital with covid-19: retrospective cohort study. BMJ 2021 Mar 31.372:n693. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n693.PMID: 33789877

82. Nafilyan V, Islam N, Ayoubkhani D, Gilles C, Katikireddi SV, Mathur R, Summerfield A, Tingay K, Asaria M, John A, Goldblatt P, Banerjee A, Glickman M, Khunti K. Ethnicity, household composition and COVID-19 mortality: a national linked data study. J R Soc Med 2021 Mar 24:141076821999973. Doi: 10.1177/0141076821999973. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33759630

81. Yates T, Zaccardi F, Islam N, Razieh C, Gillies CL, Lawson CA, Chudasama Y, Rowlands A, Davies MJ, Docherty AB, Openshaw PJ, Baillie JK, Semple MG; ISARIC4C investigators, Khunti K. Obesity, ethnicity and risk of critical care, mechanical ventilation and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: Analysis of the ISARIC CCP-UK cohort. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2021 Jul.29(7):1223-1230 . Doi: 10.1002/oby.23178. [Epub 2021 May 14].PMID: 33755331

80. Pan D, Sze S, Martin CA, Nevill CR, Minhas JS, Divall P, Nazareth J, Gray LJ, Khunti K, Abrams KR, Nellums LB, Pareek M.. COVID-19 and the new variant strain in England-what are the implications for those from ethnic minority group. EClinicalMedicine 2021 Mar; 33:100805. Doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100805. [Epub 2021 Mar 18]. PMID: 33754139

79. Khunti K, Griffiths A, Majeed A, Nagpaul C, Rao M. Assessing risk for healthcare workers during pandemic. BMJ 2021 Mar 15; 372: n602. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n602. PMID: 33722904

78 . Vimaleswaran KS, Forouhi NG, Khunti K. Vitamin D and Covid-19. BMJ 2021 Mar 4;372:n544. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.n544. PMID: 33664083

77.  Rowlands AV, Henson JJ, Coull NA, Edwardson CL, Brady E, Hall A, Khunti K, Davies M, Yates T. The impact of COVID-19 restrictions on accelerometer-assessed physical activity and sleep in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Diabet Medicine 2021 Mar 1:e14549. Doi: 10.1111/dme.14549. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33650112

76.  Yates T, Razieh C, Zaccardi F, Rowlands AV, Seidu S, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Obesity, walking pace and risk of severe COVID-19 and mortality: analysis of UK Biobank. Int J Obes (Lond) 2021 Feb 26. Doi: 10.1038/s41366-021-00771-z. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33637952

75. Bornstein SR, Rubino F, Ludwig B, Rietzsch H, Schwarz PEH, Rodionov RN, Khunti K, Hopkins D, Birkenfeld AL, Boehm B, Amiel S, Holt RIG, Skyler JS, DeVries JH, Renard E, Eckel RH, Zimmet P, Alberti KG, Geloneze B, Chan JC, Mbanya JC, Onyegbutulem HC, Ramachandran A, Basit A, Hassanein M, Spinas GA, Beuschlein F, Mingrone G. Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for patients with metabolic diseases. Nature Metabolism 2021 Feb 25. Doi: 10.1038/s42255-021-00358-y. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 33633407

74. Ekezie W, Routen A, Denegri S, Khunti K. Patient and public involvement for ethnic minority research : an urgent need for improvement. J R Soc Med 2021 Jul.114(7): 347-350. Doi: 10.1177/0141076821994274. [Epub 2021 Feb 24]. PMID: 33625873

73. Banerjee A, Chen S, Pasea L, Lai AG, Katsoulis M, Denaxas S, Nafilyan V, Williams B, Wong WK, Bakhai A, Khunti K, Pillay D, Noursadeghi M, Wu H, Pareek N, Bromage D, McDonagh TA, Byrne J, Teo JTH, Shah AM, Humberstone B, Tang LV, Shah ASV, Rubboli A, Guo Y, Hu Y, Sudlow CLM, Lip GYH, Hemingway H. Excess deaths in people with cardiovascular diseases during Covid-19 pandemic. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2021 Feb 21:. 5. Doi: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwaa155. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33611594

72. Wang J, Cooper JM, Gokhale K, Acosta-Mena D, Dhalla S, Byne N, Chandan JS, Anand A,  Okoth K, Subramanian A, Bangash MN, Jackson T, Zemedikun D, Taverner T, Hanif W, Ghosh S, Narendran P, Toulis K, Tahrani A, Surenthirakumaran R, Adderley NJ, Haroon S, Khunti K, Sainsbury C, Thomas GN, Nirantharakumar K. Association of metformin with susceptibility to COVID-19 in people with type 2 diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Feb 9. Doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab067. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33560344

71. Zaccardi F, Kloecker DE, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Using observational data to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination strategies : opportunity or necessity? Public Health 2021 Feb. Doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2021.01.020 [Epub ahead of print].PMID: 33691934

70. Pan D, Sze S, Martin CA, Nevill CR, Divall P, Nazareth J, Gray LJ, Khunti K, Abrams KR, Nellums LB, Pareek M. The missing link in ethnicity and covid-19 research- time to separate the risk of infection from the risk of severe disease. BMJ 2021 Jan 29.

69Khunti K, Zaccardi F, Islam N. Yates T. Uses and abuses of real-world data in generating evidence during a pandemic. J R Soc Med 2021 Mar.114(3):109-110. Doi: 10.1177/0141076820985282. [Epub 2021 Jan 18]. PMID: 33460335

68. Hanif W, Ali SN, Patel K, Khunti K. Cultural competence in covid-19 vaccine rollout. BMJ 2020 Dec.371:m4845. Doi :10.1136/bmj.m4845.

67. Rowlands AV, Kloecker DE, Chudasama Y, Davies MJ, Dawkins NP, Edwardson CL, Gillies C, Khunti K, Razieh C, Islam N, Zaccardi F, Yates T. Association of Timing and Balance of Physical Activity and Rest/Sleep with risk of COVID-19: A UK Biobank study. Mayo clinical Proceedings 2021 Jan .96(1):156-164. Doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.10.032. [Epub 2020 Oct 31] PMID: 33413813.

66. Martin CA, Jenkins DR, Patel P, Goss C, Price A, Barton L, Gupta P, Zaccardi F, Brunskill NJ, Haldar P, Khunti K, Pareek M. No cases of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare staff in a city under lockdown restrictions: lessons to inform 'Operation Moonshot'. J Public Health (Oxf) 2020 Dec 26. Doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa237. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 33367759

65. Khunti K, Routen A, Patel K, Ali SN, Gill P, Banerjee A, Lad A, Patel V, Hanif W. Focused  action is required to protect ethnic minority populations from COVID-19 post- lockdown.Br J Gen Pract 2020 Dec .71(702)37-40. Doi: 10.3399/bjgp21X714581. Print 2021 Jan PMID: 33355159

64. Ayoubkhani D, Nafilyan V, White C, Goldblatt P, Gaughan C, Blackwell L, Rogers N, Banerjee A, Khunti K, Glickman M, Humberstone B, Diamond I. Ethnic-minority groups in England and Wales-factors associated with the size and timing of elevated COVID-19 mortality: a retrospective cohort study linking census and death records. Int J Epidemiol 2020 Dec 8. Doi: 10.1093/ije/dyaa208. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 33349855

63. Khunti K, Routen A, Banerjee A, Pareek M. The need for improved collection and coding of ethnicity in health research. Journal of Public Health 2020 Dec. Doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa198. [Online ahead of print] PMID: 33283239

62. Quinn LM, Davies MJ, Northern A, Brough C, Schreder S, Stribling B, Khunti K, Hadjiconstantinou M. Use of MyDesmond digital education programme to support self-management in people with type 2 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diabetic Medicine 2020 Dec. Doi: 10.1111/dme.14469. [Online ahead of print]. PMID: 33274489

61.Highton PJ, Hadjiconstantinou M, Schreder S, Seidu S, Davies M, Khunti K. COVID-19, Ethnicity and Cardiometabolic Disease Self-Management in UK Primary Care. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews 2020 Nov. 14(6):2241-2243. Doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.11.013. PMID : 33395785.

60. Khunti K, Routen A, Pareek M, Treweek S, Platt L. The language of ethnicity. BMJ 2020 Nov. Doi: 10.1136/bmj.m4493.PMID: 33229395

59. Mathur R, Bear L, Khunti K, Eggo RM. Urgent actions and policies needed to address COVID-19 among UK ethnic minorities. Lancet 2020 Dec .396(10266):1866-1868.Doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32465-X. [Epub 2020 Nov 19].PMID: 33220850

58.The Independent Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE); King DA, Oni T, Michie S, Costello A, Scally G, Pillay D, Friston K, Pagel C, Khunti K, Haque Z, Mckee M, Reicher S. COVID-19 and Health Inequality. Independent Sage Report 21, November 13 2020.

57. Sze S, Pan D, Nevill CR, Gray LJ, Martin CA, Nazareth J, Minhas JS, Divall P, Khunti K, Abrams KR, Nellums LB, Pareek M. Ethnicity and clinical outcomes in COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine 2020 Dec.29:100630. Doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100630. [Epub 2020 Nov 12].PMID: 33200120

56. Martin CA, Patel P, Goss C, Jenkins DR, Price A, Barton L, Gupta P, Zaccardi F, Jerina H, Duraisingham S, Brunskill NJ, Khunti K, Pareek M. Demographic and occupational determinants of anti-SARS-CoV- 2 IgG seropositivity in hospital staff. J Public Health (Oxf) 2020 Nov. Doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa199. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 33200200

55. Islam N, Khunti K, Majeed A. COVID-19, seasonal influenza and measles; potential triple burden and the role of flu and MMR vaccines. J R Soc Med 2020 Dec.113(12): 485-486.Doi: 10.1177/0141076820972668.[Epub 2020 Nov 11].PMID: 33175649.

54. Ekezie W, Czyznikowska BM, Rohit S, Harrison J, Miah N, Campbell-Morris P, Khunti K. The views of ethnic minority and vulnerable communities towards participation in COVID-19 vaccine trials. Journal of Public Health 2020 Oct. Doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa196.[online ahead of print].PMID: 33124667

53. Hassan-Smith Z, Hanif W, Khunti K. Who should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccines? Lancet 2020 Nov.28:396(10264):1732-1733 Doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32224-8. [Epub 2020 Oct 27]. PMID: 33125934

52. Chudasama YV, Zaccardi F, Gillies CL, Razieh C, Yates T, Kloecker DE, Rowlands AV, Davies MJ, Islam N, Seidu S, Forouhi NG, Khunti K. Patterns of Multimorbidity and Risk of Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection: an observational study in the  U.K. MedRxiv. Preprint. October 23 2020.

51 .Islam N, Khunti K, Chowell G. RAAS Inhibitors and Risk of Covid-19. New England Journal of medicine 2020 Nov 12.383(20):12:1992. Doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2030446. [Epub 2020 Oct 27]. PMID: 33108104

50. Clift AK, Coupland CAC, Keogh RH, Diaz-Ordez K, Williamson E, Harrison EM, Hayward A, Hemingway H, Horby P, Mehta N, Benger J, Khunti K, Spiegelhalter D, Sheikh A, Valabhji J, Lyons RA, Robson J, Semple MG, Kee F, Johnson P, Jebb S, Williams T, Hippisley-Cox J, Living risk prediction algorithm (QCOVID) for risk of hospital admission and mortality from coronavirus 19 in adults: national derivation and validation cohort study. BMJ 2020 Oct.371:m3731. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.m3731.PMID: 33082154

49. Khunti K, Routen A, Patel K, Ali S, Gill P, Banerjee A, Lad A, Patel V, Hanif W. COVID-19 in Black , Asian and Minority Ethnic populations : An evidence review and recommendations from the SOUTH Asian Health Foundation. ISBN 978-0-9546712-3-5. (Report)

48. Islam N, Khunti K, Dambha-Miller H, Kawachi I, Marmot M. COVID-19 mortality: A complex interplay of sex, gender and ethnicity. European Journal of Public Health 2020 Oct .30(5):847-848. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckaa150. PMID: 32745211

47. Jackson T, Deibert D, Wyatt G, Durand-Moreau Q, Adisesh A, Khunti K, Khunti S, Smith S, Chan XHS, Ross L, Roberts N, Toomey E, Greenhalgh T, Arora I, Black SM, Drake J, Syam N, Temple R, Straube S. Classification of aerosol- generating procedures: a rapid systematic review. BMJ Open Respiratory Research 2020 Oct.7 (1):e000730. Doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2020-000730.PMID: 33040021

46. Levene LS, Seidu S, Greenhalgh T, Khunti K. Pandemic threatens primary care for long term condition. BMJ 2020 Oct 5; 371:m3793. Doi:10.1136/bmj.m3793.PMID:33020049

45. Barron E, Bakhai C, Kar P, Weaver A, Bradley D, Ismail H, Knighton P, Holman N, Khunti K, Sattar N, Wareham NJ, Young B, Valabhji J. Association of type 1 and type 2 diabetes with COVID-19 related mortality in England: a whole- population study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 2020 Oct.8 (10):813-832. DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(20)30272-2. [Epub 2020 Aug 13]. PMID: 32798472

44. Holman N, Knighton P, Kar P, O’Keefe J, Curley M, Weaver A, Barron E, Bakhai C, Khunti K, Wareham NJ, Sattar N, Young B, Valabhji J. Risk factors for COVID-19-related mortality in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in England: a population-based cohort study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 2020 Oct.8 (10):823-833 DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587 (20)30271-0. [Epub 2020 Aug 13]. PMID: 32798471

43. Routen A, Darko N, Willis A, Miksza J, Khunti K. The impact of Covid-19 and lockdown measures on self-reported life satisfaction and social relationships does not differ by ethnicity. Journal of Public Health (Oxf) 2020 Sep 15.fdaa160. Doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa160. [Online ahead of print].PMID: 32930715

42. Farooqi AT, Snoek FJ, Khunti K. Management of chronic cardiometabolic conditions and mental health during COVID-19. Primary care diabetes 2020 Sep. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2020.08.016. [Epub ahead of print].PMID: 32917554

41. Vepa A, Bae JP, Ahmed F, Pareek M, Khunti K. COVID-19 and ethnicity: A novel pathophysiological role for inflammation. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome 2020 Sep-Oct. 14(5): 1043-1051. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.06.056. [Epub 2020 Jun 3]. PMID: 32640416

40. The OpenSAFELY Collaborative: Mathur R, Rentsch CT, Morton CE, Hulme WJ, Schultze A, MacKenna B, Eggo R, Bhaskaran K, Wong AY, Williamson EJ, Forbes H, Wing K, McDonald HI, Bates C, Bacon S,  Walker AJ, Evans D, Inglesby P, Mehrkar A, Curtis HJ, DeVito NJ, Croker R, Drysdale H,  Cockburn J, Parry, J, Hester F, Harper S, Douglas IJ, Tomlinson L, Evans SJW, Grieve R, Harrison D, Rowan K, Khunti K et al. Ethnic differences in COVID-19 infection, hospitalisation, and mortality: an Open SAFELY analysis of 17 million adults in England. MedRxiv preprint .Doi: 10.1101/2020.09.22.20198754. September 23, 2020.

39. Ekezie W, Czyznikowska B, Campbell-Morris P, Rohit S, Miah N, Harrison J, Hulley K, Khunti K, Akroyd C, Farooqi A. Public Perceptions Towards  Vaccine Trial Research within Ethnic Minority and Vulnerable communities. September 2020.

38. Rubino F, Amiel SA, Zimmet P, Alberti G, Bornstein S, Eckel RH, Mingrone G, Boehm B, Cooper ME, Chai Z, Del Prato S, Ji L, Hopkins D, Herman WH, Khunti K, Mbanya JC, Renard E. New-Onset Diabetes in Covid-19. New England Journal of Medicine 2020 Aug.383 (8):789-790. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2018688. [Epub 2020 Jun 12]. PMID: 32530585

37.Seidu S, Gillies C, Zaccardi F, Kunutsor SK,Hartmann-Boyce J, Yates T, Singh AK, Davies MJ, Khunti K. The impact of obesity on severe disease and mortality in people with SARS-CoV-2: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Endocrinology, Diabetes and metabolism 2020 Aug. DOI: 10.1002/edm2.176. PMID: 32904932

36. Reeves K, Watson S, Pankhurst T, Khunti K, Gallier S, Skrybant M, Chilton PJ, Lilford RJ. No Evidence for Reduced Hospital Admissions or Increased Deaths from Stroke or Heart Attack during Covid 19. MedRxiv preprint. Doi: 10.1101/2020.06.08.20119636. August 7 2020

35..Martin CA, Jenkins DR, Minhas JS, Gray LJ, Tang J, Williams C, Sze S, Pan D, Jones   W, Verma R, Knapp S, Major R, Davies M, Brunskill N, Wiselka M, Brightling C, Khunti K, Halder P, Pareek M. Socio-demographic heterogeneity in the prevalence of COVID-19 during lockdown is associated with ethnicity and household size: results from an observational cohort study. Eclinical Medicine 2020 Aug.25:100466 DOI: 10.1016/ j.eclinm.2020.100466. [Epub 2020 Jul 17] PMID: 32840492

34. Nazareth J, Khunti K, Pareek M. We must rapidly learn lessons from Leicester’s lockdown to prevent further outbreaks. 2020 July 10. (Blog)

33. Barclay W, Bird W, Brayne C, Brightling C, Chalmers J, Clark T, Clarkson J, Corner J, Cubbon M, De Lusignan S,Dunning J, Field N, Ghani A, Grenfall B, Hayward A, Hort M, Hotopf M, Johnson A, Khunti K et al . Preparing for a challenging winter 2020/21.The Academy of Medical Sciences.14 July 2020.

32. Khunti K, Straube S, Adisesh A, Chan XHS, Banerjee A, Greenhalgh T. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in primary and community care during COVID-19 pandemic. British Journal of General Practice 2020 Jul.70 (697):374-375. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp20X711797. PMID: 32690481

31. Khunti K, Adisesh A, Burton C, Chan  XHS, Coles B, Durand-Moreau Q, Jackson T, Ross L, Straube S, Toomey E, Greenhalgh S. The efficacy of PPE for COVID-19-type respiratory illnesses in primary and community care staff. British Journal of General Practice 2020 Jul (697):413-416. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp20X710969. PMID: 32661012

30. Nazareth J, Minhas SJ, Jenkins DR, Sahota A, Khunti K, Haldar P, Pareek M. Early lessons from a Second COVID-19 Lockdown in Leicester, UK. Lancet 2020 Jul. 396(10245):e4-e5.Doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31490-2. [Epub 2020 Jul 2]. PMID: 32622374

29. Hanif S, Hanif W, Khunti K, Ali SN. Covid-19 and Ramadan 2020: time for reflection. The BMJ opinion 2020 July 3. (Blog)

28. Hippisley-Cox J, Clift AK, Coupland C, Keogh R ,Diaz-Ordaz, Williamson E,Harrison EM,Hayward A, Hemingway H,Horby P, Mehta N, Benger J, Khunti K, Speigelhalter D, Sheikh A, Valabhji J, Lyons RA, Robson J, Semple C, Kee F, Johnson P, Jebb S, Williams T, Coggon D. Protocol development and evaluation of a tool for predicting risk of short-term outcomes  due to COVID-19 in the general UK population. MedRxiv preprint .Doi: 10.1101/2020.06.28.20141986. June 29, 2020.

27. Razieh C, Zaccardi F, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Yates T. Body mass index and risk of COVID-19 across ethnic groups: analysis of UK Biobank study. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2020 Oct. 22(10):1953-1954. DOI: 10.1111/dom.14125. [Epub 2020 Jul 15]. PMID: 32602268

26. Chudasama YV, Gillies CL, Zaccardi F, Coles B, Davies MJ, Seidu S, Khunti K. Impact of COVID-19 on routine care for chronic diseases : A global survey of views from healthcare professionals. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome 2020 Sep-Oct.14 (5): 965-967. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.06.042.[Epub 2020 June 23]. PMID: 32604016

25. Levene LS, Coles B, Davies MJ, Hanif W, Zaccardi F, Khunti K. COVID-19 cumulative mortality rates for frontline healthcare staff in England. British Journal of General Practice 2020 Jun.70 (696): 327-328. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp20X710837. PMID: 32586803

24. Khunti K, Platt L, Routen A, Abbasi K. Covid-19 and ethnic minorities: an urgent agenda for overdue action. BMJ 2020 Jun 23; 369:m2503. DOI:10.1136/bmj.m2503. PMID: 32576558

23. Singh AK, Gillies CL, Singh R, Singh A, Chudasama Y, Coles B, Seidu S, Zaccardi F, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Prevalence of comorbidities and their association with mortality in patients with COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism 2020 2020 Oct. 22(10):1915-1924. DOI: 10.1111/dom.14124. [Epub 2020 Jul 16]. PMID: 32573903

22. Hanif S,Ali SN, Hassanein M, Khunti K, Hanif W. Managing People with Diabetes Fasting for Ramadan During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A South Asian Health Foundation Update. Diabetic Medicine 2020 Jul.37 (7):1094-1102. DOI: 10.1111/dme.14312. [Epub 2020 Jun 5]. PMID: 32333691

21. Hartmann-Boyce J, Morris E, Goyder C, Kinton J, Perring J, Nunan D, Mahtani K, Buse JB, Del Patro S, Ji L, Roussel R, Khunti K. Diabetes and COVID-19: Risks, Management, and learnings From other National Disasters. Diabetes Care 2020 Aug.43 (8):1695-1703. DOI: 10.2337/dc20-1192.[Epub 2020 Jun 16]. PMID: 32546593

20. Kumar Singh A, Khunti K. Assessment of risk, severity, mortality, glycemic control and antidiabetic agents in patients with diabetes and COVID-19: A Narrative review. Diabetes Research Clinical Practice 2020 Jul; 11:165:108266. DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2020.108266. [Epub 2020 Jun 11]. PMID: 32533989

19. The Independent Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). Disparities in the impact of COVID-19 in Black and Minority Ethnic populations: review of the evidence and recommendations for action. July 3rd 2020. (Report)

18. Khunti K, Azhar F. Ensuring ethnic diversity in COVID-19 research. July 1st 2020.

17. Treweek S, Forouhi NG, Narayan KMV, Khunti K. COVID-19 and ethnicity: who will research results apply to? The Lancet 2020 Jun 27; 395(10242):1955-1957.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31380-5. [Epub 2020 Jun 12]. PMID: 32539937

16. Khunti K, Pareek M. Covid-19 in ethnic minority groups: where do we go following  PHE’s report? The BMJ opinion 2020 June 8.

15. Chudasama YV, Gillies CL, Appiah K, Zaccardi F, Razieh C, Davies MJ, Yates T, Khunti K. Multimorbidity and SARS-CoV-2 infection in UK Biobank. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome 2020 Sep-Oct 14(5):775-776. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.06.003. [Epub 2020 Jun 4].PMID:32526625

14. Pan D, Sze S, Minhas JS, Bangash MN, Pareek N, Divall P, Williams MLC, Oggioni MR,  Squire IB, Nellums LB, Hanif W, Khunti K, Pareek M. The impact of ethnicity on Clinical outcomes in COVID-19: A systematic review. EClinicalMedicine 2020 Jun.3; 23:100404. DOI: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100404. ECollection 2020 Jun. PMID: 32632416

13. Yates T, Razieh C, Zaccardi F, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Obesity and Risk of COVID-19: Analysis of UK Biobank. Primary care Diabetes 2020 Oct.14 (5):566-567.DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2020.05.011. [Epub 2020 May 28]. PMID: 32493608

12. Bornstein SR, Rubino F, Khunti K, Mingrone G, Hopkins D, Birkenfeld AL, Boehm B, Amiel S, Holt RI, Skyler JS, DeVries JH, Renard E, Eckel RH, Zimmet P, Alberti KG, Vidal J, Geloneze B, Chan JC, Ji L, Ludwig B. Practical recommendations for the management of diabetes in patients with COVID-19. Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology 2020 Jun.8 (6):546-550. DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(20)30152-2. [Epub 2020 April 23]. PMID: 32334646

11. Ehtasham A, Davies MJ, Khunti K.Rapid Review: Diabetic retinopathy screening during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 12, 2020.

10. King A, Costello A, Friston K, Khunti K, Mckee M,Michie S,Pagel C, Haque Z,Pillay D,Pittard A,Pollock A,Scally G.COVID-19: what are the options for the UK? Recommendations for government based on an open and transparent examination of the scientific evidence.The Independent Sage Report 2020 May 12.

9. Razaq A, Harrison D, Karunanithi S, Barr B, Asaria M, Routen A, Khunti K. BAME COVID-19 DEATHS-what do we know? Rapid Data & Evidence Review. May 5 2020.

8. Khunti S, Khunti N, Seidu S, Khunti K. Therapeutic uncertainties in people with cardiometabolic diseases and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19). Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2020 Oct.22 (10): 1942-1945.DOI: 10.1111/dom.14062. [Epub 2020 May 19]. PMID: 32319200

7.Coles B, Burton C, Khunti K, Greenhalgh T, Chan XH, Ross L. What is the effectiveness of protective gowns and aprons against COVID-19 in primary care settings? April 16, 2020.

6. Hartmann-Boyce, Morriss M, Goyder C, Kinton J, Perring J, Nunan D, Khunti K. Managing diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. April 8, 2020.

5. Hartmann-Boyce J, Morris M, Goyder C, Kinton J, Perring J, Nunan D, Khunti K. Diabetes and risks from  COVID-19. April 8, 2020.

4. Khunti K, Greenhalgh T, Chan XH, Durand-Morad Q, Straube S, Devane D, Toomey E, Adisesh A. What is the efficacy of eye protection equipment compared to no eye protection equipment in preventing transmission of COVID-19 type respiratory illnesses in primary and community care? April, 3 2020 .

3. Pareek M, Bangash MN, Pareek N, Pan D, Sze S, Minhas JS, Hanif W, Khunti K. Ethnicity and COVID-19: An urgent public health research priority.The Lancet 2020 May. 2; 395(10234):1421-1422. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30922-3. [Epub 2020 Apr 21].PMID: 32330427

2. Khunti K, Singh AK, Pareek M, Hanif W. Is ethnicity linked to incidence or outcomes of covid-19? BMJ 2020 Apr.369:m1548. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.m1548. PMID: 32312785

1. Greenhalgh T, Chan XH, Khunti K, Durand-Moraud Q, Straube S, Devane D, Toomey E, Adisesh A. What is the efficacy of standard face masks compared to respiratory masks in preventing COVID-type respiratory illnesses in primary care staff? March, 23 2020.


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