Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi says the new laboratories in Porton Down ensures the UK stays "ahead of the virus" and is ready for any "virus variants that may escape". Read more about the new £29.3 million labs 👉
A complex system to train rodents has been devised by scientists at Porton Down
@chrisshipitv rightly points out this is her fourth. She went to Porton Down in October, Westminster Abbey and the Cenotaph in November. Any advance on that?
Jeremy Corbyn says Boris Johnson has "egg on his face" and "serious questions to answer" after Porton Down was not able to prove the nerve agent used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia was made in Russia
" sources told me 2 weeks ago that Porton Down were unable to say it was Russia but were under pressure by to say it was" as scientists unable to prove Russia made nerve agent used to poison Skripals. MORE:
This looks very embarrassing for Boris Johnson. Foreign Office confirm they deleted a tweet that said Porton Down said Salisbury nerve agent was 'produced in Russia'.
Simple fact is Porton Down have not, can not, will not say this nerve agent was made in Russia. What will OPCW conclude ?