Study registration: ISRCTN21086382
Publication Pouwels K, Nat Med, 2021
Dates: 2020-12-01 to 2021-08-01
Funding: Mixed (Department of Health and Social Care (UK), National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU), Public Health England, NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Huo Family Foundation,Medical Research Council UK, Wellcome, Robertson Fellowship.)
Conflict of interest: Yes (KBP and ASW are employees of the University of Oxford, but not involved in the development or production of the vaccine. ASW also received grants from Medical Research Council UK during the conduct of the study.)
Description of participants: Adults from households randomly selected across the UK.
Follow-up duration (months): 8
|Variant description :
Variant name: Alpha|
Evidence: Indirect evidence (prevalence of variant in the population: 1 to 99%)
Yes. In English
Yes, Data are still being collected for the COVID-19 Infection Survey. De-identified study data are available for access by accredited researchers in the ONS Secure Research Service (SRS).
|General comment||This is a strong, sophisticated analysis, although uncontrolled confounding cannot be ruled out given the observational nature of the data.|