Tell us: are you taking part in the human challenge vaccine trials?

We would like to hear from the volunteers being deliberately infected with Covid to find out how the disease spreads as part of new trials

In the effort to find out how Covid-19 spreads, the UK is to begin the world’s first “human challenge” trials, in which 90 healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 to 30 will be deliberately infected with the disease.

As part of our coronavirus coverage, The Guardian would like to hear from volunteers those about why they want to get involved.

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