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Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine research

Find out what’s involved in coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine studies and how to sign up to be contacted about taking part in vaccine health research,and joining the COVID-19 vaccine registry.

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infections like coronavirus (COVID-19).

Researchers need people to take part in their studies so they can find out which possible new vaccine works best.

On this page you can sign up to be contacted about taking part in approved UK COVID-19 vaccine studies and other research. This means you'll be joining the COVID-19 vaccine registry.

This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).


For information about the vaccines that are currently available and who can have them, find out about the COVID-19 vaccine.

You can sign up online. We'll ask you some questions about yourself, and then ask your permission for researchers on the vaccine studies to contact you.

If you sign up, your details will be kept secure. They'll only be shared with researchers who think you might be suitable for a study they're working on. The researchers will then contact you to tell you more about it, and answer any questions you have.

If you sign up to be contacted, you do not have to take part in a study or talk to researchers. It's your choice.

You can withdraw your permission at any time.

If you have questions about signing up, see answers to common questions about signing up for COVID-19 vaccine research.

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