CoNAN is a longitudinal population-based cohort study performed in the community Neustadt am Rennsteig, Germany, which was quarantined for two weeks in spring 2020 after SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. CoNAN investigates the immune response, immunity and transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 infections in a well-controlled cohort.

DRKS Identifier: DRKS00022416


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Joel Guerra
Clara Schnizer


CoNAN is carried out in cooperation with the district administration and the health department of the Ilm district and is funded by the Thuringian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Science and Digital Society from the, Thüringer Corona-Pandemie-Hilfsfonds“, SV-Kapitel 82 30, Titel 68205 # 5526/32-4-2.