Public Health England

UK to provide experts to identify new Covid strains abroad

Health Secretary Matt Hancock is expected to announce plans to provide experts to other countries so they can detect new Covid variants

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Covid immunity could last five months but people can still spread virus

People who develop Covid immunity after an infection could still carry the virus and pass it on to others, scientists said

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'Excellent experience': Matt Hancock defends Dido Harding's promotion

The decision to appoint Baroness Harding to the interim role has been heavily criticised, with health experts and opposition MPs questioning her credentials for the role.