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COPS is a new prospective cohort study using linked data.  We will describe the incidence of COVID-19 in pregnancy

in Scotland and determine how COVID-19 infection affects pregnant women and their babies.

COPS study is a sub-study of the EAVE II study (Early Pandemic Evaluation and Enhanced Surveillance of COVID-19 observational study using linked Scottish national data) at the University of Edinburgh Usher Institute and Public Health Scotland.

The COPS study protocol is published 

(Stock SJ, McAllister D, Vasileiou E, et al

COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Scotland (COPS): protocol for an observational study using linked Scottish national data

BMJ Open 2020;10:e042813)

For more information about the COPS study click here


COPS receives funding from Tommy’s charity (1060508; SC039280).EAVE II is funded by the Medical Research Council (MR/R008345/1) with the support of BREATHE - The Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health [MC_PC_19004], which is funded through the UK Research and Innovation Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and delivered through Health Data Research UK. Additional support has been provided through the Scottish Government DG Health and Social Care.

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