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Table 1 Inclusion and Exclusion criteria (PICOS framework)

From: Exit strategies from lockdowns due to COVID-19: a scoping review

Criteria Inclusion Exclusion
Population All countries None
Intervention Effectiveness of exit strategies on COVID-19 outcome, effectiveness of vaccination in relation to opening up/lockdown strategies All clinical, hospital-based studies, drug trials, effectiveness of strategies on non-COVID 19 outcomes, vaccine effectiveness
Comparator None None
Outcome COVID-19 incidence/prevalence, transmission factor Non-COVID 19 outcomes
Study design Observational studies, modelling studies, reviews Randomized controlled trials, opinion editorials, commentaries, and letters to the editor