• By ICR Secretariat
  • Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Nationwide launch for GP-based trial of COVID-19 therapies


As of this morning – Monday April 20 – the current recorded case count for COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the UK has hit 120,067 with 16,060 deaths.

Researchers from Oxford University have begun recruiting participants into the first clinical trial of potential COVID-19 therapies to take place in GP practices around the country.

The Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 in older peoPLE (PRINCIPLE) trial will involve hundreds of GP practices across the UK, and is one of three national priority clinical trials on COVID-19.