Developing vaccination strategies
This information is vital for vaccine development and could explain whether future vaccines could be given once, or whether they would need to be regularly repeated, like the annual flu jab.
Professor Mueller said one of the critical questions that COVID PROFILE aimed to address was whether people could be re-infected with COVID-19.
Understanding individual responses to COVID-19
Andrew Clarke is taking part in the trial after contracting COVID-19 in August this year. The 27-year-old nurse said the experience was one he does not wish to repeat.
“I had muscle aches, night sweats and was tired all the time,” he said.
More than three months later, he still has persistent headaches and dizziness.