Committees hear from academics in Coronavirus: lessons learnt inquiry
29 October 2020
The Science and Technology Committee and Health and Social Care Committees are holding their third public evidence session as part of their Coronavirus: lessons learnt inquiry.
- Watch Parliament TV: Coronavirus: lessons learnt
- Inquiry: Coronavirus: lessons learnt
- Science and Technology Committee
- Health and Social Care Committee
This session will focus on treatments that can be used for COVID-19, including repurposed therapeutics. There will also be a focus on the development of vaccines for COVID-19 and the UK’s preparations for the roll-out of a future vaccine.
Wednesday 4 November - remote participation by witnesses and Committee members
Panel one (at 9.30am)
- Professor Peter Horby, Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Oxford
Panel two (at approx. 10.15am)
- Professor Andrew Pollard, Trial Chief Investigator, University of Oxford; and
- Professor Robin Shattock, Chair in Mucosal Infection and Immunity, Imperial College London
Panel three (at approx. 11.00am)
- Professor Wei Shen Lim, Chair, COVID-19 Panel, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation; and
- Kate Bingham, Chair, UK Vaccine Taskforce
The Science and Technology Committee and Health and Social Care Committee’s joint inquiry into Coronavirus: lessons learnt was launched on Thursday 8 October. Evidence sessions will be chaired alternately by Committee Chairs Greg Clark for Science and Technology and Jeremy Hunt for Health and Social Care. Greg Clark will chair Wednesday’s evidence session.