Stopping the spread of coronavirus in universities

Infectious disease modelling experts at the University of Bristol have conducted a rapid review and developed a new epidemic model which contributed to evidence considered by SAGE to assess the effectiveness of different interventions that could stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in a university setting. The findings have provided the sector with recommendations to help reduce the risk for students, staff and the wider community.

COVID-19 transmission in a university setting: a rapid review of modelling studies

Hannah Christensen, Katy Turner, Adam Trickey, Ross D Booton, Gibran Hemani, Emily Nixon, Caroline Relton, Leon Danon, Matthew Hickman, Ellen Brooks Pollock

doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.07.20189688

High COVID-19 transmission potential associated with re-opening universities can be mitigated with layered interventions

Ellen Brooks-Pollock, Hannah Christensen, Adam Trickey, Gibran Hemani, Emily Nixon, Amy Thomas, Katy Turner, Adam Finn, Matt Hickman, Caroline Relton, Leon Danon

doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.10.20189696

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