– COVID-19 transmission in hospital settings
– COVID-19 impact on physical activity
– COVID-19 and food poverty
– COVID-19 impact on rural areas



– The long-term health impact of remote working

– Predicting futures and scenario planning

– Sustainable recovery from COVID-19

– COVID-19 epidemiology update



– Genomic sequencing for COVID-19

– Psychological impact of COVID-19 and lockdown fatigue

– Country insights: Israel, Taiwan and South Korea

 PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_23_4Feb2021.pdf


– Genomic sequencing for COVID-19

– Loss of education due to COVID-19

– COVID-19 impact on migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

 PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_22_21Jan2021.pdf


– Pandemic fatigue and population adherence to COVID-19 measures

– COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and distribution

– Comparing COVID-19 cumulative rates

– Measures to prevent COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_21_17Dec2020.pdf


– Impact of COVID-19 measures on interpersonal violence

– COVID-19 and alcohol consumption

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_20_3Dec2020.pdf


– COVID-19 and international travel

– Socio-economic impact of COVID-19, including employment, migrant workers and QUALYs lost

– COVID-19 epidemiology update

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_19_19Nov2020.pdf


-Approaches to COVID-19 during autumn and winter across Europe

– Disruption to essential health services: impact and mitigation

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_18_5Nov2020.pdf


– Transmission of COVID-19 in children and young people

– COVID-19 epidemiology update

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_17_22Oct2020.pdf


– COVID-19 impact on universities and international students

– COVID-19 and pregnancy

– COVID-19 quarantine and isolation facilities

– Country in focus: Sweden

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_16_8Oct2020.pdf


– COVID-19 severity and diverging trends for cases and deaths

– COVID-19 impact on children and young people

– COVID-19 impact on mental health and well-being

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_15_22Sept2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– COVID-19 reporting methods and public perception of risk

– Epidemiology update and R insight

– COVID-19 in the Southern Hemisphere

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_14_2Sept2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– Obesity and COVID-19

– COVID-19 impact on unemployment

– BAME populations and COVID-19

– Environmental and social imacts of PPE

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report_13_6Aug2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– Vitamin D

– Influenza rates and COVID-19

– COVID-19 risk communication

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 12_23July2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– Outbreak hot-spots and transmission routes

– Human behaviour during pandemics

– Seasonal variation and transmission

– Country epidemiology update

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 11_09July2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– Outbreak hot-spots

– Long-term consequences of lockdown

– Impact of climate on COVID-19 incidence rates

– Homelessness

– Country insight: Argentina

 PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 10_25June2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– repeat testing

– social distancing

– strengthening community resilience

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 9_18June2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

-pre-school childcare

– the ‘social bubble’ approach

– re-opening public transport

– outbreak epidemiology update

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 8_11June2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– outdoor transmission of COVID-19

– long-term impacts of lockdown

– country insight: Greece

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 7_4June2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– testing practices

– adherence to lockdown measures

– easing lockdown: impact on R across the USA

– country insight: Iceland

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 6_28May2020.pdf


The focus this week is on:

– Re-opening education 

– Easing lockdown impact on R 

– Reporting COVID-19 deaths

– Country insight: the Netherlands

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 5_21May2020.pdf 


The focus this week is on:

–          Impact on employment and related financial and health burden

–          Impact on specific and vulnerable groups

–          Country transition overview and outbreak epidemiology

PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 4_14May2020.pdf


–          Care homes and other enclosed settings

–          Education (school re-opening)

–          Comparative intelligence on testing, cases & deaths

–          R0 comparison across countries

–          Country insight – Spain

 PHW COVID19 IntHorizonScan_Report 3_7May2020.pdf

Please, see attached our latest Public Health Wales International Horizon Scanning report.