Trudie Lang is cited as one of the five main players who have helped restore British faith in the value of experts. Trudie has consistently warned that the medical profession needs to learn lessons from the current coronavirus outbreak: “This is not going to be the last outbreak of a previously unknown disease and we have to strengthen the research capabilities of nations where new diseases emerge but which currently have the poorest ability to respond.”
The experts who have guided the British public through coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus COVID-19 General
16 March 2020
The public has relied on a number of key individuals to keep them informed of developments in the spread of the coronavirus, including doctors, epidemiologists, researchers and health officials. The Guardian have highlighted five of the main players who have helped to restore British faith in the value of experts, including Trudie Lang (Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine).