Publications - December 2022

Preprint and peer-reviewed publications from RECOVER’s studies

The impact of variant and vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology; three prospective household cohorts (Westerhof et al., 2022)

The study compared age-stratified SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology of wild-type/Alpha versus Omicron BA.1/BA.2 variant infected individuals, and the impact of COVID-19 booster vaccination on Omicron symptom burden.

Data from three European prospective household cohorts were used (April 2020 to April 2021 and January to March 2022). Standardized outbreak protocols included (repeated) PCR testing, paired serology and daily symptom scoring for all household members. Comparative analyses was performed on 346 secondary household cases from both periods.

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