UK Biobank starts major study of coronavirus immunity
Major study will reveal the proportion of the population who have been infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 by
measuring antibody levels in the UK population through blood samples.
20,000 UK Biobank participants, their children and grandchildren (aged over 18) will be asked to take part.
The study will provide an evidence-based approach to moving out of lock-down.
Thousands of UK Biobank participants are being asked to take part in a major government study to measure the extent of coronavirus infection in different regions across the UK.