To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to use virtual reality technology in NHS hospitals to train staff to identify signs of COVID-19.
25 March 2020
COVID-19 appears to present with symptoms identical to seasonal flu. We are using symptomatic criteria of new persistent cough, and temperature raised for more than half a day, to identify patients likely to have COVID-19. We do not currently have plans to use a virtual reality training tool for its recognition.