Received: 16 June 2020
Accepted: 18 June 2020
First Online: 8 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study received favourable ethical opinion by the East of England - Cambridge Central Research ethics committee. Ref: 20/EE/0135, Date of approval May 6, 2020.We certify that this trial has received ethical approval from the appropriate ethical committee as described above.Full informed consent will be obtained from each patient prior to enrolment into the study. In line with other urgent COVID -19 trials, if the patient lacks capacity to give consent due to the severity of their medical condition (e.g. acute respiratory failure or delirium), then consent may be obtained from a relative acting as the patient’s legally designated representative or from a professional legal representative.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.