Help the world understand how coronavirus spreads
How do you think you caught coronavirus?
Where were you at the time? Out in public or visiting people at home? At work? Or at a social event?
We’re running this survey to help Imperial College London’s Self-Care Academic Research Unit understand how the virus is being spread. Tick the box below to confirm you’re happy to share your data with our study and partners.
COVID Positive People Survey
Thank you for your interest but to keep things simple we only need people who know or suspect they had COVID-19. If you want more information about COVID-19 go to Healthily’s COVID-19 hub or if you suspect you might have Covid-19 download our app and use Healthily’s self-assessment tool in our Android or Apple app.
How serious was it? Read through our descriptions and tell us if you had, or have, mild, moderate or severe coronavirus.
How it feels: You’ll have flu-like symptoms, which can include cough, mild fever, headache, muscle pain and tiredness. You won’t be short of breath in general. You shouldn’t have a high fever. Keep yourself hydrated and rest. More info...
How it feels: You’re more breathless and feel your heart beat faster when you move around. The cough is more noticeable. You’ll be coughing many times an hour and it’s probably making you tired. You may have symptoms of a fever like shivering and chills. More info...
How it feels: You’re going to feel very breathless (even when you’re resting), and might find it hard to finish sentences. Along with chest, stomach or back pain when you breathe, these can be signs you’ve developed pneumonia. You will not be eating and drinking normally. Other signs include a high fever. More info...
Warning: If you’re feeling increasingly breathless, can’t manage basic things like showering and eating, or if you can’t speak in whole sentences without taking extra breaths, call your local health service right away.
*Read Dr Mary Lowth’s authoritative article on the stages of coronavirus on Healthily
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We cannot use any of this data to identify you and we are not sharing any of it outside of this study.
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Telling us about how you picked up Covid-19 will help the world do more to respond to coronavirus. Scientists at Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, a global centre of excellence and epidemiological research into COVID-19, will use your anonymised data to study the outbreak.
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