Since the emergence of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in December 2019, we have adopted a policy of immediately sharing research findings on the developing pandemic. This page provides an overview of all publications by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team. This includes papers based on the online reports.

Peer reviewed

R Verity, LC Okell, I Dorigatti et al. Estimates of the severity of coronavirus disease 2019: a model-based analysis. Lancet Infectious Diseases; 30-03-2020, published online.


BL Jewell, JA Smith, TB Hallett. The Potential Impact of Interruptions to HIV Services: A Modelling Case Study for South Africa. medRxiv; 27-04-2020, doi:  

KEC Ainslie, CE Walters, H Fu et al. Evidence of initial success for China exiting COVID-19 social distancing policy after achieving containment. Wellcome Open Research; 28-04-2020, 5:81, doi:

E Lavezzo, E Franchin, C Ciavarella et al. Suppression of COVID-19 outbreak in the municipality of Vo', Italy. medRxiv; 18-04-2020, doi: 

CJ Atchison, L Bowman, C Vrinten, et al. Perceptions and behavioural responses of the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional survey of UK Adults. medRxiv; 03-04-2020, doi:   

N Imai, KAM Gaythorpe, S Abbott  et al. Adoption and impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions for COVID-19. Wellcome Open Research; 02-04-2020, 5:59, doi:

E Volz, H Fu, H Wang et al. Genomic epidemiology of a densely sampled COVID19 outbreak in China. medRxiv; 19-03-2020, doi:

Online reports

A Dighe, L Cattarino, G Cuomo-Dannenburg et al. Response to COVID-19 in South Korea and implications for lifting stringent interventions. Imperial College London; 29-05-2020, doi:

B Jeffrey, CE Walters, KE Ainslie et al. Anonymised & aggregated crowd level mobility data from mobile phones suggests initial compliance with COVID19 social distancing interventions was high & geographically consistent across UK. Imperial College London; 29-05-2020, doi:

HJT Unwin, S Mishra, VC Bradley et al. State-level tracking of COVID-19 in the United States. Imperial College London; 21-05-2020, doi:

P Winskill, C Whittaker, P Walker et al. Equity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: an assessment of the direct and indirect impacts on disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in low- and lower middle-income countries. Imperial College London; 12-05-2020, doi:

TA Mellan, HH Hoeltgebaum, S Mishra et al. Estimating COVID-19 cases and reproduction number in Brazil. Imperial College London; 08-05-2020, doi:

MAC Vollmer, S Mishra, HJT Unwin et al. Using mobility to estimate the transmission intensity of COVID-19 in Italy: A subnational analysis with future scenarios. Imperial College London; 04-05-2020, doi:

AR hogan, B Jewell, E Sherrard-Smith et al. The Potential Impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on HIV, TB and Malaria in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Imperial College London; 01-05-2020, doi:

E Sherrard-Smith, AB Hogan, A Hamlet et al. The potential public health impact of COVID-19 on malaria in Africa. Imperial College London;01-05-2020, doi:

PN Perez-Guzman, A Daunt, S Mukherjee et al. Clinical characteristics and predictors of outcomes of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 in a London NHS Trust: a retrospective cohort study. Imperial College London; 29-04-2020, doi:

NC Grassly, M Pons-Salort, EPK Parker, PJ White et al. Role of testing in COIVD-19 control. Imperial College London; 23-04-2020. doi:

P Christen, J C D’Aeth, A Løchen et al. Strengthening hospital capacity for the COVID-19 pandemic. Imperial College London; 17-04-2020. doi:

P Pristerà, V Papageorgiou, M Kaur et al. Online Community Involvement in COVID-19 Research & Outbreak Response: Early Insights from a UK Perspective. Imperial College London; 03-04-2020. doi:   

S Flaxman, S Mishra, A Gandy et al. Estimating the number of infections and the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries. Imperial College London; 30-03-2020. doi:

PGT Walker, C Whittaker, O Watson et al. The Global Impact of COVID-19 and Strategies for Mitigation and Suppression. Imperial College London; 26-03-2020 doi:

KEC Ainslie, C Walters, H Fu et al. Evidence of initial success for China exiting COVID-19 social distancing policy after achieving containment. Imperial College London; 24-03-2020. doi:

C Atchison, L Bowman, JW Eaton et al. Public Response to UK Government Recommendations on COVID-19: Population Survey, 17-18 March 2020. Imperial College London; 20-03-2020. doi:  

NM Ferguson, D Laydon, G Nedjati-Gilani et al. Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand. Imperial College London; 16-03-2020. doi:  

K Gaythorpe, N Imai, G Cuomo-Dannenburg et al. Symptom progression of COVID-19. Imperial College London; 11-03-2020. doi:

H Thompson, N Imai, Amy Dighe et al. Estimating infection prevalence in Wuhan City from repatriation flights. Imperial College London; 09-03-2020. doi:

S Bhatia, N Imai, G Cuomo-Dannenburg et al. Relative sensitivity of international surveillance. Imperial College London; 21-02-2020. doi:  

E Volz, M Baguelin, S Bhatia et al. Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2. Imperial College London; 15-02-2020. doi:   

I Dorigatti, L Okell, A Cori et al. Severity of 2019-novel coronavirus (nCoV). Imperial College London; 10-02-2020. doi:   

N Imai, A Cori, I Dorigatti, M Baguelin, CA Donnelly, S Riley, NM Ferguson. Transmissibility of 2019-nCoV. Imperial College London; 25-01-2020. doi:

N Imai, I Dorigatti, A Cori, CA Donnelly, S Riley, NM Ferguson. Estimating the potential total number of novel Coronavirus cases in Wuhan City, China. Imperial College London; 22-01-2020. doi:     

N Imai, I Dorigatti, A Cori, S Riley, NM Ferguson. Estimating the potential total number of novel Coronavirus cases in Wuhan City, China. Imperial College London; 17-01-2020. doi: