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05.04.2020

ICB is part of KoCo19 - prospective COVID-19 cohort Munich

Starting in April a large-scale sample analysis called KoCo19 ("Prospective COVID-19 Cohort Munich") will be carried out to investigate the spread of the corona pandemic and the effectiveness of countermeasures in the Munich area. The study will be carried out by an alliance of Munich research institutions including the Institute of Computational Biology and other Helmholtz Munich institutes and will be led by the Tropical Institute of LMU Klinikum. It covers around 3,000 randomly selected households with people of all age groups.

For more information check related press releases and press conference:

Helmholtz Munich 

Tropical Institute of LMU Klinikum 

press release Sueddeutsche Zeitung 

Press conference with Bavarian Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder and Prof. Dr. Ulrike Protzer and Prof. Dr. med Michael Hölscher