Several projects will improve linkage and integration of genomes with metadata to enhance the pandemic response.
- Public Health Scotland aims to further improve data linkage and data flows,
- Northern Ireland will further improve the integration of genomes and contract tracing data for outbreak control.
- The University of Liverpool aims to link data from COG-UK and Cheshire and Merseyside’s Combined Intelligence for Public Health Action (CIPHA) dashboard.
- The University of Exeter plans to implement models to infer transmission directionality during hospital-associated infection.