Congratulations to Dónal P. O’Mathúna on winning the 2020 HSE Open Access Research Award given by the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) to a research publication for its impact on health service provision (https://hse.drsteevenslibrary.ie/openaccess). The criteria for the award are: • Addresses a health question/problem of national or local significance • Improves collective understanding of a health question/problem • Measurable impact of the published research.
The publication was Israel J. Borges do Nascimento, Thilo C. von Groote, Dónal P. O’Mathúna, et al. Clinical, laboratory and radiological characteristics and outcomes of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in humans: A systematic review and series of meta-analyses. PLOS ONE 2020;15(9): e0239235. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239235”