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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – ISRAEL AND VACCINE RESEARCH [69407] - 03 July 2020

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – ISRAEL AND VACCINE RESEARCH [69407] - 03 July 2020

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on that country’s development of a passive vaccine treatment for covid-19 using convalescent plasma.  [69407]

[Due for Answer on 9 July. Answered on 21 July.]

HOLDING ANSWER: The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available. 

ANSWER 

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (Jo Churchill): Experts at Public Health England have had several conversations with their Israeli counterparts, including on Israeli research into a potential vaccine for COVID-19.