02 April 2020 – Health Minister congratulates Science Council on their initiative to research COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Encouragment
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health

Overview: Health minister, a head of Emergency Operation Centre, congratulates the initiative of Science Council to start research on COVID
Full details here: https://www.15min.lt/naujiena/aktualu/lietuva/a-veryga-sveikina-iniciatyvas-telkti-mokslininkus-koronaviruso-krizei-analizuoti-56-1298798

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat to the country
Evidence/Justification: Government needs advice from scientists