Funding for this research was provided by:
National Health and Medical Research Council (APP2002277)
Received: 7 June 2021
Accepted: 6 August 2021
First Online: 28 August 2021
: Ethical approval was received from the Sydney Local Health District Ethics Review Committee (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Zone; Code: EC0113) in Australia (X20-0118 & 2020/ETH00742) and The George Institute for Global Health Ethics Committee in India (14/2020). Prospective patients are provided with an ethically approved written information sheet, physically or electronically, that remains with them for infection control reasons. Informed consent is obtained verbally either via audio-recording or with appropriate documentation by an independent, third-party witness.
: Not applicable.
: CH, SK, AW, AB, JM, LB, NB, MK, VR, MJoh, EL, AR, AM, TS, and MJon have no conflicts of interest to disclose.CP serves on advisory boards for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck Sharp and Dohme, and Novartis.CJ serves on advisory boards for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Chiesi, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and Sanofi-Genzyme.VJ has received grants from Baxter Healthcare, Biocon, and GlaxoSmithKline and speaker fees/advisory board from AstraZeneca, Baxter Healthcare, NephroPlus, and Sanofi—all outside the submitted work. All fees paid to the organisation.MJar is responsible for research projects that have received unrestricted funding from Amgen, Baxter, Bayer, CSL Behring, Eli Lilly, Gambro, and Merck Sharp and Dohme; has served on advisory boards sponsored by Akebia, AstraZeneca, Baxter, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck Sharp and Dohme, and Vifor; serves on the Steering Committee for trials sponsored by Chinook, CSL Behring, and Janssen; serves on a Steering Committee for an investigator-initiated trial in COVID-19 disease with funding support from Dimerix; spoken at scientific meetings sponsored by Amgen, Janssen, Roche, and Vifor; with any consultancy, honoraria, or travel support paid to the institution.