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Pandemic Podcast: Who has been pulling the strings of fear? With Laura Dodsworth

“Fear has, as we know, been the key driver underpinning the relentless Covid-19 response and on the Pandemic Podcast we’ve already taken several deep dives into its devastating — and continuing — impact.
Laura Dodsworth, whose new book A State of Fear paints a chilling picture of the strategies and tactics deliberately used to engineer compliance with the raft of draconian measures flowing from Boris Johnson’s first lockdown announcement in March last year. We will be exploring the roles of the multitude of advisors and the Behavioural Insights Team, also known as ‘the nudge unit’.”

A Critical Analysis of the Covid Response

A Critical Analysis of the Covid Response

Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global pandemic, many issues have arisen that run contrary to historical precedents and known and practiced public health principles of the last century. This article discusses some of these issues.