Covid-19 Update

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 3rd March 2020.

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Photo of Lewis Macdonald Lewis Macdonald Labour

The cabinet secretary mentioned the importance of research and innovation, including diagnostics, antiviral treatments and, ultimately, a vaccine, to reduce the impact of the virus. It is clear that those efforts will all be global ones. Where does Scotland, in particular, have the expertise and the ability to input into finding those outcomes in due course?