Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 – What can the COVID-19 Infection Survey tell us?

Vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 – What can the COVID-19 Infection Survey tell us?

As well as providing estimates on infection levels and antibodies, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey (CIS) collects information from participants on their vaccination status, providing some insight into vaccine effectiveness on variants, including Delta.

Our monthly visits to the same participants over an extended period allow us to see who becomes infected over time. Sarah Crofts explains more about our work on vaccine effectiveness:

Quick off the mark: How the ONS is speeding up estimates of regional GDP

UK countryside

Tomorrow, the ONS will publish new, modelled estimates of growth across the UK’s nations and regions. Here Gemma Rabaiotti explains how the numbers are put together and how they will provide an early indication of activity in our regional economies that might be confirmed by the later headline figures.  

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Launch of new cross-government Integrated Data Service (BETA): net zero and regional growth top the agenda

Throughout the past year the Office for National Statistics has been pioneering the use of new data and methods to produce important new insights to help tackle the impact of COVID-19. Today we continue to reshape and improve ways of working with the launch of the first stage of the new Integrated Data Service. The new service maximises the use and benefits of data for analysts in government, devolved administrations, and external researchers.

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