17 May 2020 – Government begins large-scale study of COVID-19 immunity

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC

Overview: Government begins large scale study of coronavirus immunity. Antibody testing will help to understand levels of immunity and the role of genetics. Up to 20,000 people to take part for at least 6 months.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-begins-large-scale-study-of-coronavirus-immunity

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government