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Research about COVID-19

Right now, COVID-19 research is a priority and urgent at Umeå University.

Research news COVID-19

New national COVID measures may affect Umeå University

Umeå University is closely following events and awaits a Government decision on potential new COVID measures.

Changed routines for COVID-19 testing

From 1 November, the routines for testing for COVID-19 differ if you have been fully vaccinated or not.

High effectiveness of mix-and-match COVID-19 vaccines

A combination of types of vaccine really gives better protection than if the second dose is a vector vaccine.

No COVID measures when the spring semester starts

From 17 January 2022 regular regulations will apply. Until then, only a few COVID measures remain.

Many university COVID measures disappear from October

Umeå University removes most of its COVID measures from 30 September as national restrictions are lifted.

Drop-in vaccination on Campus Umeå

On 9 September, Region Västerbotten opens a drop-in centre for vaccination against COVID-19 on Campus Umeå.

Research about COVID-19

Anders Johansson Lab
Anders Johansson's research group works with infection epidemiology - to track infection and understand how bacteria and viruses are spread.
Type of project Research group
Anne-Marie Fors Connolly Lab
Puumala Orthohantavirus causes Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), in Sweden known as “Sorkfeber”. The disease is characterized by low...
Type of project Research group
Clas Ahlm
We study disease mechanisms in two severe viral infections, hantavirus hemorrhagic fever and COVID-19, to understand disease mechanisms and be able...
Type of project Research group
Impact of national Covid-19-related policies on loneliness among elderly receiving elderly care
When the Covid-19 pandemic emerged in Spring 2020, Sweden introduced policies targeting the elderly, including strict social distancing and a...
Type of project Research project
Duration 1 December 2020 until 30 June 2022
Joacim Rocklöv Lab
The group researches what drives the growth and spread of infectious diseases globally.
Type of project Research group
Johan Normark lab
Our research is about host immunological and metabolomic responses to acute infections and vaccination.
Type of project Research group
Josefsson prostate cancer group
Type of project Research group
Prostate cancer therapy for COVID-19
The rapid spread and severity of Covid-19, and lack of effective drugs is a global medical emergency. Can a drug commonly used to treat prostate...
Type of project Research project
Duration 8 June 2020 until 31 May 2022
What are the implication of the COVID-19 pandemic for young people who are neither in employment, education nor training, and the societal initiatives that are in place to support them?
The situation of young people who are neither in employment, education nor training has been at the centre of political and societal debates during...
Type of project Research project
Duration 1 September 2021 until 31 December 2022