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DHSC response to misleading Guardian and ITV News coverage on pandemic stockpile

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The Guardian and ITV News have  reported false, inaccurate and misleading claims about the management of the pandemic influenza stockpile and its subsequent deployment. We have been clear that the pandemic influenza stockpile has always been readily deployable. It has …

Response to Channel 4 News report on the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plan (PIPP)

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A report broadcast on the 7th May by Channel 4 News about the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plan (PIPP) contained several misleading claims. Please find our response below. A Government spokesperson said: “The UK is one of the most prepared countries …