Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Research
Public Health England
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Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) in Emergency Preparedness and Response at King’s College London in partnership with Public Health England (PHE), and by PHE. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR, the Department of Health or PHE.
: Rebecca Webster, John Weinman and James Rubin declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: This study was approved by the Psychiatry, Nursing and Midwifery Research Ethics Committee at King’s College London (reference HR-15/16-2104). All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of King’s College London and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. However, we did not publish the protocol on a publicly accessible database as it is not industry standard for market research surveys to be registered in advance.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.