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Biosecurity and national security examined with officials

15 October 2020

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy explores the role of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care in preparing for, and responding to, biosecurity emergencies, such as pandemics.  


19 October 2020, virtual meeting

At 4.00pm:

  • Sir Patrick Valance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Professor John Simpson, Medical Director in Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response
  • Clara Swinson, Director General for Global and Public Health, Department of Health and Social Care

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