Follow the discoveries you’ve made possible
Is loss of smell still an important symptom of COVID-19?
August 20, 2021
Your data helped to show that loss of smell (anosmia) was a key symptom of COVID-19 earlier in the pandemic. Here’s why it’s still worth watching out for any changes in smell or taste, especially if you don’t have access to testing.
The COVID Symptom Study has revealed six distinct ‘types’ of COVID-19
July 17, 2020
Data from the COVID Symptom Study has revealed six distinct ‘types’ of COVID-19, each distinguished by a particular cluster of symptoms. Learn more about this groundbreaking research, which your daily logging has made possible.
Can estrogen protect against coronavirus? Here are the latest results from the COVID Symptom Study
July 7, 2020
How do the menopause, the contraceptive pill, and hormone replacement therapies affect the risk of suffering from COVID symptoms? We have been analyzing your COVID symptom study data to find out.
How we’re helping to protect people with cancer during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic
June 24, 2020
In this post, we ask Dr. Alpa Patel from the American Cancer Society how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with cancer, and how the COVID Symptom Tracker app can help protect cancer patients.
New app questions: Lifestyle and diabetes
June 19, 2020
Research suggests that nutrition and metabolic health may have a significant impact on who is most at risk of getting severe forms of COVID-19. Find out more about how these new key questions aim to help us better understand and reduce these risks.
The key to staying mentally healthy during the coronavirus pandemic is kindness
May 24, 2020
Feelings of anxiety are common during a pandemic, so if you are struggling right now, you aren't alone. We take a look at how focusing on compassion and kindness is key to supporting our mental wellbeing during this difficult time.
You asked: What should I eat during the pandemic?
May 13, 2020
Are you struggling to know how to eat healthily during the COVID-19 pandemic? We asked our experts for advice on how to eat to best support immunity and tips for what you can do if you are struggling to buy fresh fruit and vegetables at the moment.
COVID-19 and the Risk of Being a Frontline Healthcare Worker
May 8, 2020
Frontline healthcare workers in US and UK are at much higher risk of testing positive for COVID-19, and those without access to proper PPE are even more vulnerable. Using the COVID Symptom Study app, we are examining the magnitude of the risk on healthcare workers.
US COVID Symptom Tracker Data by State
April 22, 2020
We have received more than 1 million assessments from more than 150,000 COVID Symptom Tracker app users across the United States. We are happy to share state-by-state results for prevalence of symptoms and testing rates. Are you assisting our nationwide effort?
How your data will help fight COVID-19 in the US
March 30, 2020
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic grips the United States, we are recruiting millions of citizen scientists across the nation. Our aim is to slow the outbreak of the disease and identify those at risk sooner. Here's how you can help out from home.