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Science and Technology Committee explores current understanding and analysis of the Delta variant of covid-19

11 June 2021

The Science and Technology Committee is to hold an evidence session exploring the current understanding and analysis of the Delta variant of covid-19. MPs will question experts on covid-19 variants, and discuss their implications for easing lockdown restrictions and the UK response to the pandemic. This session is to contribute to the Committee's inquiry into UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks.

Witnesses

Wednesday 16 June

At 9.30am

  • Professor Sir Andrew Pollard, Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group
  • Professor Wendy Barclay, Head of the Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London
  • Dr Susan Hopkins, Strategic Response Director, COVID-19, Public Health England

Further information

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