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Corona Bibliography

Bibliography on Covid-19 disease 
This compilation is regularly updated

January 6, 2023

Vaccination: Deciding in Solidarity

Statement by the German Federation of Аnthroposophic Мedicine (DAMiD) on COVID-19 vaccination.

Last update: 03.12.2021

Anthroposophic Medicine Statement on Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2

by the International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations (IVAA) and the Medical Section of the Goetheanum.

Last update: 12.02.2021

Dealing with Sars-CoV-2

Because of an open letter, published in the newssheet Ein Nachrichtenblatt on 29 September, the leaders of the Goetheanum’s Medical Section would like to make the following statement.

Last update: 29.11.2021

Long COVID from the Perspective of Anthroposophic Medicine – Symptoms and Treatment Options

A growing number of people are affected by a Long COVID syndrome with often long-lasting, significant impairment of their health. Different pictures with prolonged hyperinflammation, damage and functional restriction of the musculature, the heart, the nervous system and the sensory organs occur. A relatively large group of rather younger patients shows symptoms of post-viral chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis syndrome (CFS/MES). This recommendations of an international expert commission for health professionals presents aspects for an understanding the disorder as well as a multimodal treatment concept of Anthroposophic Medicine.
Last update: 27.09.2021

COVID-19 vaccination for children and adolescents?

Fourteen aspects in search of a good way forward, using Germany as an example. Prof. Dr. med. David Martin, Prof. Dr. med. Arne Simon und Dr. med. Silke Schwarz. Through iterative and systematic engagement with the literature,  aspects were collected that should be clarified collectively and individually before vaccines are recommended. These aspects were analyzed and discussed in a consensus process and sent to pediatric professional associations for comment. Feedback was fully considered. Results available on ResearchGate.  

Last update: 31.05.2021

COVID-19 Vaccination

Expert paper by Georg Soldner and Prof. Dr. David Martin on “A synthesis review of current status and proposal of a registry study to overcome social polarization tendencies and answer open research questions”.

Last update: 13.05.2021

Children and Corona

Basic principles underlying the “Here you can thrive” campaign of the Working Group Pregnancy – Birth – Early Childhood of the Medical and Pedagogical Sections at the Goetheanum.

Last update: 10.04.2021

Discovering the Potential of Anthroposophic Medicine in the Integrative Medical Care of Covid-19 Patients

Anthroposophic doctors actively contribute to the hospital and outpatient care of Covid-19 patients. As fully trained medical doctors, embedded in national health systems, they have developed integrative and patient-centered treatments to complement conventional medical care for patients with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This was the key message demonstrated at today’s webinar on the “The Contribution of Anthroposophic Medicine to the Integrative Treatment of COVID-19 Patients”.

Last update: 24.03.2021