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New call for research on the risk factors, transmission and prevalence of coronavirus

7 May 2020

A new call for research proposals on the risk factors, transmission and prevalence of the COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2, has been launch by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

These two highlight notices form part of a rolling call for research proposals on COVID-19, run by NIHR and UKRI.

The research funded will help inform policy decisions during the pandemic, including possible decisions about infection prevention strategies and relaxation of existing containment measures.

New cases of COVID-19 continue to occur in a variety of settings despite the containment measures. The first of the two highlight notices calls for research on routes of transmission of coronavirus infection.

Read the full news article on the UKRI website.


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