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Matt Hancock defends appointment of Baroness Harding as new health body chief

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Matt Hancock defends appointment of Baroness Harding as new health body chief

Matt Hancock defends appointment of Baroness Harding as new health body chief

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says finding people who don't have coronavirussymptoms is the "biggest challenge", while insisting that Baroness DidoHarding is the right person to lead the National Institute for HealthProtection.


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As pressure continued to mount on the Government over the chaos in the testingsystem, Baroness Harding – head of NHS Test and Trace – acknowledged thatdemand was outstripping capacity as she was questioned by the Science andTechnology Committee.

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