Covid: Health Minister presents new pandemic control team

Minister of Health Vlastimil Válek has presented the team of experts who will help him tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.

The National Institute for Pandemic Control (NIZP), led by epidemiologist Roman Chlíbek, will be comprised mainly of doctors. It will also have an analytical team led by mathematician Lenka Přibylová and include Catholic priest Marek Orko Vácha.

According to the Ministry, the NIZP will draw up recommendations with proposed measures then to be discussed by the Central Crisis Staff and other various ministers, who will also consult regional governors.

Author: Brian Kenety