Committee to hold an emergency evidence session to explore scientific evidence regarding the new variant of covid-19
22 December 2020
On Wednesday 23 December, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee is to hold an emergency evidence session to explore scientific evidence regarding the new variant of covid-19.
Purpose of the session
This session forms part of the Committee’s ongoing work gathering contemporary evidence on the pandemic as part of its UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks inquiry.
Wednesday 23 December
- Professor Peter Horby, Chair, New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG);
- Professor Wendy Barclay, Head of the Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London; and
- Professor Neil Ferguson OBE, Director at MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Imperial College London.