News

13.07.2022

We sent out a new special questionnaire to the COVID-PCD participants focusing on fertility and fertility counselling.

If you are not yet a study participant but interested in the topic fertility:

  1. Click on the “Participate in the study” button
  2. We will send you a baseline questionnaire to know more about your PCD symptoms and your PCD diagnosis
  3. As soon as you complete the baseline questionnaire, you will receive the fertility questionnaire

16.06.2022

The COVID-PCD research team is on a research visit from 13.6.-25.6.22 to meet with the PCD research teams in Dundee (Scotland) and Southampton (England). Check out on Twitter what we learn and experience: https://twitter.com/PCD_ispm

14.03.2022

We presented the COVID-PCD study in a PCD Live Session by PCD Support UK. Watch the recording here.

31.01.2022

Did you miss the German-speaking COVID-PCD meeting? The recording is available here.

18.01.2022

Already 9 new participants in 2022. Read all about the latest results here.

03.01.2022

German-speaking COVID-PCD meeting on Wednesday, 12th January 2022 at 6pm (CET).

We will present results from the study, discuss future plans, and get feedback from listeners. The event is open to all people with PCD and you are very welcome to join this online session!

The meeting will be held in German.

Contact us if you would like to participate, then we will send you the Zoom link to join: covid19pcd@ispm.unibe.ch

02.01.2022

New publications on COVID-19 vaccinations and facemask usage with data from the COVID-PCD study. Lay summaries will follow soon!

01.09.2021

Start of new PhD student Leonie Schreck to support the team of the COVID-PCD study.

20.08.2021

Read our newsletter describing results from the study and plans for the future (available in 6 languages):

05.08.2021

The first results of the COVID-PCD study are published! SARS-CoV-2 infections in people with PCD are neither frequent, nor particularly severe.

29.05.2021

A special questionnaire focused on the COVID-19 vaccine was sent to all study participants today (29.05.2021). This questionnaire will help to understand if people with PCD get priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine, if there are any regional differences, and whether some people with PCD are worried about getting vaccinated.

We encourage all study participants to complete this short questionnaire.

22.03.2021

The study protocol of the COVID-PCD study is published. You can find all publications here.

28.02.2021

For the rare disease day on February 28, 2021, the Italian PCD association together with Hatha yoga teacher, Elena Boriani, prepared a FREE yoga lesson with breathing- and relaxation exercises. The video begins with a short description of PCD.

29.10.2020

30.05.2020

Start of the COVID-PCD study