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UKRI priority funding for 'Germ Defence' app to help reduce worldwide COVID-19 spread

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced priority funding for ‘Germ Defence’ – the only digital behavioural infection control intervention worldwide. Proven to reduce the transmission of infections in the home, clinicians and researchers from the Universities of Southampton, Bristol, Bath and Public Health England will now develop the resource into a freely available worldwide app in 20 languages.