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Health security labs: Keeping us on the front foot in the fight against health hazards

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The scientific capabilities and technologies at our health security laboratories, including those in our science campuses at Porton Down, Chilton and Colindale and our regional labs co-located with the NHS, are at the core of our mission to protect people from all health hazards.

Understanding the transmission and future risk scenarios of COVID-19

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Disease surveillance is one of UKHSA’s most essential functions. We ensure that we gather the right information at the right time – and present this information clearly and accurately to inform public health decisions in response to emerging or ongoing threats of disease.

Reporting the vital statistics - how data management has been central to the handling of the pandemic

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Over the last two years the COVID-19 Dashboard has played a central role in managing the pandemic. This blog looks at the evolution of the dashboard, how the data features in our daily lives and why transparency is so important.