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Long COVID: Unpicking the lasting impact of COVID-19

More than a year on from the beginning of the pandemic, the success of the first generation of vaccines is weakening the link between C...

  • 18/07/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases, Inflammation, Long COVID

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Over 2 million adults in England may have had Long COVID

Imperial College's REACT study of over half a million adults in England found that one in 20 had persistent COVID-19 symptoms. The res...

  • 24/06/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases, Multiple Conditions, Long COVID

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Maintaining the patient voice in Long COVID research

Long COVID is a condition made visible by patients. It refers to a variety of ongoing or recurrent symptoms that people may experience ...

  • 26/05/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases, Multiple Conditions
  • Philippa Pristera

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Event Summary: Let’s Talk About Long COVID Research

On Thursday 29th April 2021, the Patient Experience Research Centre held the Let’s Talk About Long COVID Research public event to kick ...

  • 14/05/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases, Multiple Conditions, Long COVID
  • Philippa Pristera

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How ENRICH is helping the fight against Covid-19 in the North East and North Cumbria

From her care home in North Tyneside, Connie Hammersley has played a small but significant role in efforts to combat Covid-19. Connie ...

  • 10/05/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases

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Are the statistics from COVID-19 vaccine trials understood?

Right now, in the UK and across the world, vaccines for Covid-19 are being rolled out. You may have already received, or be expecting a...

  • 04/03/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Infectious diseases
  • Suzie_Cro

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REACT study update: Coronavirus antibodies in 14% of England’s population

A study of 155,000 people has shown that around 14% of England’s population has evidence of antibodies against the coronavirus. The Im...

  • 25/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Imperials' REACT study expanded to help better understand Long COVID

A team of Imperial College London researchers has been awarded £5.5 million from the Government to study Long COVID. Carried out in pa...

  • 19/02/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Heart & circulation, Infectious diseases, Inflammation, Multiple Conditions

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NHS COVID-19 Vaccine Research Registry

Join the national effort and sign up for the NHS COVID-19 vaccine research registry Be part of the fightback against the virus by volu...

  • 26/01/2021
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Infectious diseases

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Engaging young creatives with COVID-19 research

Imperial researchers, together with a local theatre company, have supported young people to creatively engage in COVID-19 research. Th...

  • 13/01/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Infectious diseases
  • Fola Afolabi

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People from the North East play leading role in getting Oxford COVID vaccine approved

People in the North East have played a key role in leading to today’s announcement to approve the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine i...

  • 30/12/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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Fifth COVID-19 vaccine to be tested at four UK sites - including Newcastle

A UK developed vaccine and the only one so far to use an inactive version of the virus is to be trialled on UK participants from today ...

  • 16/12/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases

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