Published on in Vol 6 , No 2 (2020) :Apr-Jun

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/18606, first published .
Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Protocol for Extending Surveillance Used by the Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre and Public Health England

Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Protocol for Extending Surveillance Used by the Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre and Public Health England

Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Protocol for Extending Surveillance Used by the Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre and Public Health England

Simon de Lusignan 1 * , MSc, MD, FRCP ;   Jamie Lopez Bernal 2 * , PhD ;   Maria Zambon 2 * , PhD ;   Oluwafunmi Akinyemi 1 * , PhD ;   Gayatri Amirthalingam 2 * , MPH ;   Nick Andrews 2 * , PhD ;   Ray Borrow 3 * , PhD ;   Rachel Byford 1 * , BSc ;   André Charlett 2 * , PhD ;   Gavin Dabrera 2 * , MD ;   Joanna Ellis 2 * , PhD ;   Alex J Elliot 4 * , PhD ;   Michael Feher 1 * , MD, FRCP ;   Filipa Ferreira 1 * , PhD ;   Else Krajenbrink 5 * , MPH ;   Jonathan Leach 5 * , MSc, FRCP ;   Ezra Linley 3 * , PhD ;   Harshana Liyanage 1 * , BSc, PhD ;   Cecilia Okusi 1 * , MRES ;   Mary Ramsay 2 * , MD, FRCP ;   Gillian Smith 4 * , MBBS ;   Julian Sherlock 1 * , BSc ;   Nicholas Thomas 5 * , PhD ;   Manasa Tripathy 1 * , BSc, MSc ;   John Williams 1 * , MSc, FRCP ;   Gary Howsam 5 * , MD, FRCP ;   Mark Joy 1 * , PhD ;   Richard Hobbs 1 * , FRCP

1 Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences , University of Oxford , Oxford , GB

2 Public Health England , London , GB

3 Vaccine Evaluation Unit , Public Health England , Manchester , GB

4 Real-time Syndromic Surveillance Team , Public Health England , Birmingham , GB

5 Royal College of General Practitioners , London , GB

*all authors contributed equally

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