I-MOVE-COVID-19 publications

I-MOVE-COVID-19 publications


Vaccine effectiveness studies

I-MOVE-COVID-19 hospital network VE generic protocol: European study of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness against hospitalised SARI patients laboratory-confirmed with SARS-CoV-2

I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care network VE generic protocol: COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness at primary care level in Europe

Risk factor studies

I-MOVE-COVID-19 hospital network risk factor generic protocol: European study of risk factors for severe disease among hospitalised COVID-19 patients

I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care network risk factor generic protocol: Risk factors for COVID-19 at primary care level in Europe


I-MOVE-COVID-19 hospital surveillance protocol

I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care surveillance protocol


Scientific articles

Kissling E, Hooiveld M, Sandonis Martín V, Martínez-Baz I, William N, Vilcu AM, Mazagatos C, Domegan L, de Lusignan S, Meijer A, Machado A, Brytting M, Casado I, Murray JK, Belhillil S, Larrauri A, O’Donnell J, Tsang R, de Lange M, Rodrigues AP, Riess M, Castilla J, Hamilton M, Falchi A, Pozo F, Dunford L, Cogdale J, Jansen T, Guiomar R, Enkirch T, Burgui C, Sigerson D, Blanchon T, Martínez Ochoa EM, Connell J, Ellis J, van Gageldonk-Lafeber R, Kislaya I, Rose AM, Valenciano M; I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care study team; I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care study team (in addition to authors above). Vaccine effectiveness against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in adults aged 65 years and older in primary care: I-MOVE-COVID-19 project, Europe, December 2020 to May 2021. Euro Surveill. 2021 Jul;26(29):2100670.


Castilla J., Guevara M., Miqueleiz A., Baigorria F., Ibero-Esparza C., Navascués A., Trobajo-Sanmartín C., Martínez-Baz I., Casado I., Burgui C., Ezpeleta C., The Working Group for the Study of COVID-19 in Navarra. Risk Factors of Infection, Hospitalization and Death from SARS-CoV-2: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2021; 10(12):2608. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10122608

Martínez-Baz I., Miqueleiz A., Casado I., Navascués A., Trobajo-Sanmartín C., Burgui C., Guevara M., Ezpeleta C., Castilla ., Working Group for the Study of COVID-19 in Navarra. Effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection and hospitalisation, Navarre, Spain, January to April 2021. Euro Surveill. 2021;26(21):pii=2100438. https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2021.26.21.2100438

Fresán U., Guevara M., Elía F., Albéniz E., Burgui C., Castilla J.; Working Group for the Study of COVID-19 in Navarra. (2020), Independent role of morbid obesity as a risk factor for COVID‐19 hospitalization: a Spanish population‐based cohort study. Obesity. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/oby.23029

Martínez-Baz, I., Trobajo-Sanmartín, C., Arregui, I., Navascués, A., Adelantado, M., Indurain, J., Fresán, U., Ezpeleta, C., & Castilla, J. (2020). Influenza Vaccination and Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Cohort of Health Workers. Vaccines, 8(4), 611. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8040611

Fresán U., Guevara M., Trobajo-Sanmartin C., Burgui C., Ezpeleta C., Castilla J. (2021), Hypertension and related comorbidities as potential risk factors for COVID‐19 hospitalization and severity: a prospective population‐based cohort study. J Clin Med 2021 10(6); 1194. doi: 10.3390/jcm.10061194.

Kissling E, Hooiveld M, Brytting M, Vilcu AM, de Lange M, Martínez-Baz I, Sigerson D, Enkirch T, Belhillil S, Meijer A, Castilla J, William N, Carnahan A, Falchi A, Hendriksen J, Casado I, Murray J, Enouf V, Dijkstra F, Marques DFP, Valenciano M. Absence of association between 2019-20 influenza vaccination and COVID-19: Results of the European I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care project, March-August 2020. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2021 Jan 22:10.1111/irv.12839. doi: 10.1111/irv.12839.


Surveillance reports

Hospital based reports

 WP3 hospital surveillance bulletin September 2020

 WP3 hospital surveillance bulletin December 2020 (revised Jan 2021)

 WP3 hospital surveillance bulletin March 2021

 WP3 hospital surveillance bulletin June 2021

WP3 hospital surveillance bulletin September 2021

Primary care based reports

 WP2 primary care surveillance bulletin September 2020

 WP2 primary care surveillance bulletin March 2021

 WP2 primary care surveillance bulletin July 2021



Sample size calculator for evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness using the test-negative design (Excel spreadsheet)

Presentation on integrating genetic sequencing information into vaccine effectiveness analyses (the experience from I-MOVE influenza)

Data collection tool for linking epidemiological and sequencing data, including sampling fraction (Excel spreadsheet)

Scientific posters

Kissling E, Hooiveld M., Brytting M., Vilcu AM, de Lange M., et al. Absence of association between 2019-20 influenza vaccination and COVID-19: results of the I-MOVE-COVID-19 primary care project, March-August 2020. ESWI, 6-9 December 2020.