Covid-19 Update

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:25 pm on 2nd March 2021.

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Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine Conservative, Winchester 1:25 pm, 2nd March 2021

The road map contains a chapter on building resilience to future pandemics, which I think we must be honest and say will not leave us alone for another 100 years. Therefore, with respect to the global network of zoonotic research hubs, as the Prime Minister wisely set out in his five-point plan at the UN last September, can we ensure that they build on the work of experienced virus hunters already out there such as the Global Health Network who have years of experience searching for unseen viruses that leap from animals to humans?