Boris Johnson – 2021 Comments on the Antivirals Taskforce

The comments made by Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, on 20 April 2021.

The success of our vaccination programme has demonstrated what the UK can achieve when we bring together our brightest minds.

Our new Antivirals Taskforce will seek to develop innovative treatments you can take at home to stop COVID-19 in its tracks. These could provide another vital defence against any future increase in infections and save more lives.