Funding for this research was provided by:
University College Dublin (UCDCRC/20/02)
Received: 10 August 2020
Accepted: 12 August 2020
First Online: 3 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Research Ethics Committee at St, Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland on 25<sup>th</sup> May 2020 (reference COVIRL002). Written prospective informed consent will be obtained from participants prior to involvement in the trial .
: Written, prospective informed consent will be obtained from all patients / subjects legally acceptable representative prior to inclusion in the trial for collection, storage, analysis and dissemination of the results of the trial.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.