COVID-19 Mapping and Mitigation in Schools (CoMMinS)

  • Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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Grant number: C19-IUC-278

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Key facts

  • Disease

    COVID-19
  • Funder

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Principle Investigator

    Pending
  • Research Location

    United Kingdom, Europe
  • Lead Research Institution

    University of Bristol
  • Research Category

    Epidemiological studies

  • Research Subcategory

    Disease transmission dynamics

  • Special Interest Tags

    Gender

  • Study Subject

    Clinical

  • Clinical Trial Details

    Not applicable

  • Broad Policy Alignment

    Pending

  • Age Group

    Adolescent (13 years to 17 years)Adults (18 and older)Children (1 year to 12 years)

  • Vulnerable Population

    Unspecified

  • Occupations of Interest

    Unspecified

Abstract

CoMMinS aims to give us an understanding of COVID-19 infection dynamics centred around school pupils and staff, and onward transmission to family contacts. The project will run during the 2020/21 school year as the reopening of schools in September will bring new challenges and new opportunities to study the natural history of COVID-19 in young people. The project will collect data from 4000 school pupils and 1000 staff in Bristol schools, including a monthly COVID-19 test. There are several nested projects including a study of the impact on mental wellbeing and evaluation of a handwashing intervention.