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The Public Health Minister Nicola Blackwood this week announced that the UK has a specialist team of health experts ready to be deployed to tackle outbreaks of deadly disease anywhere in the world within 48 hours. The University of Oxford epidemic diseases research group, led by Professor Peter Horby, is providing the clinical research capabilities of the PHRST.

Oxford researchers wearing PPE and entering a hot zone in an Ebola facility

The Public Health Minister Nicola Blackwood this week announced that the UK has a specialist team of health experts ready to be deployed to tackle outbreaks of deadly disease anywhere in the world within 48 hours. The University of Oxford epidemic diseases research group, led by Professor Peter Horby, is providing the clinical research capabilities of the PHRST.

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