Mr Hancock said the UK Health Security Agency's 'sole job' will be to 'plan, prevent and respond to external threats to health'. It will initially focus on fighting Covid, before tackling future pandemics.
Boris Johnson today faced fresh calls to speed up his lockdown exit roadmap after coronavirus data suggested the UK is now in a similar position to July last year at the point of the first major unlocking.
European commission revising export authorisation mechanism ‘to ensure vaccination of EU’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain has been singled out for failing to export Covid vaccines to the EU as Brussels empowered officials to prohibit shipments of doses to countries where a large part of the population has been vaccinated.
As the US government pumps billions of dollars into projects aimed at curbing the pandemic, from vaccine development to genomic sequencing, officials claim they are being transparent about how money is being spent. But government contractors have a lot of leeway to hide things, as shown by a recent records request filed by MIT Technology
Mr Hancock said that 'people can take confidence that we have a system that we are extremely careful on the safety front' but he insisted that 'when you get the call, get the jab'.
The documents also detail how senior White House officials tried to warn then-President Donald Trump of the danger of Covid-19 last March.
Valdis Dombrovskis, a European commission vice-president, said the commission was revising its export authorisation mechanism in order to 'preserve security of supply chains'.
Dr Jenny Harries, the deputy chief medical officer for England, will lead the new UK Health Security Agency
The Health Secretary urged Britons to enioy the warm weather 'safely' after crowds flocked to parks and beaches
The country has been through an "epic of endurance", Boris Johnson says, as the UK reflects on the past 12 months.
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