Hold an enquiry into who knew about Exercise Cygnus and why it wasn't acted upon.

Hold an enquiry into who knew about Exercise Cygnus and why it wasn't acted upon.

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Exercise Cygnus, a three-day dry run for a pandemic carried out in October 2016, examined how hospitals and other services would cope in a flu outbreak with a similar mortality rate to coronavirus.

The result of this exercise was not good ministers were told three years ago that Britain would be overwhelmed, suffering a lack of critical care beds, morgue capacity and personal protective equipment.   Why was this not acted upon?

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