The University of Oxford epidemic diseases research group, led by Professor Peter Horby, is providing the clinical research capabilities of the PHRST.
University of Oxford to help tackle disease outbreaks anywhere in the world in 48 hours
8 November 2016
The Public Health Minister Nicola Blackwood this week announced that the UK has a specialist team of health experts ready to be deployed to tackle outbreaks of deadly disease anywhere in the world within 48 hours. The UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (PHRST) will be on call to respond to urgent requests from countries around the world and fly in to help tackle disease outbreaks at source.