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UK government to ‘scrap and replace’ Public Health England

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Reports suggest body will be replaced by agency modelled on German Robert Koch Institute

Public Health England is to be scrapped and replaced with an agency designed to protect the country from pandemics, news reports have suggested.

According to The Sunday Telegraph, health secretary Matt Hancock is set to announce a new body modelled on Germany’s Robert Koch Institute later this week.

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