– Boris Johnson in 2021 announced the plan for a new ‘Global Pandemic Radar’ to identify and track new COVID variants and emerging diseases.
– Telegraph: UK building radar system to detect future pandemics
– Mirror: ‘Biothreats radar’ set up to scan for new pandemic and bio-terror alerts facing UK
– UK Government: UK Biological Security Strategy
“The UK Government is working alongside the US Defence Advanced Research Programme Agency (DARPA) to develop and investigate the potential for a networked system of sensors to detect the production or release of chemical and biological threats in urban settings and transport hubs.”