To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government is assessing steps other countries are taking to control and treat covid-19.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
25 March 2020
The Government is working closely with others, globally, to share knowledge and inform decisions. The G7 met recently and issued a statement on the COVID-19 outbreak, which stressed the value of real-time information-sharing to ensure access to the best and latest intelligence, prevention strategies and mitigation measures.
Countries will pool epidemiologic and other data to better understand and fight the virus.