Study Detail


Understanding SARS-CoV-2 infection, immunity and its duration in care home staff and residents in the UK (VIVALDI)

Status: Open

Type: Observational

Funder: Department of Health and Social Care

Sponsor: University College London

CI: Dr Laura Shallcross

IRAS-Number: 284545

CPMS-ID: 45953

Approval Date: 02 June 2020


The aim of this study is to estimate the proportion of care home staff and residents who have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, and investigate how this varies by care home characteristics and resident characteristics. This study is one of the largest undertaken in care homes, and will inform planning and the national public health response to COVID-19.

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