Going Viral: Episode 180


Going Viral: Is the current COVID response really protecting the economy?


In this episode:



– From the start the strategy to ditch all COVID restrictions and open the borders was risky
– The National Strategy was designed for Delta rather than the very different Omicron
– Economic activity is down regardless because people voted with their feet and began to lockdown themselves
– Communication from the authorities must be honest, reflect the reality of the situation and carefully manage changes to the strategy to keep the population on board



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Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator



Total time: 26 mins



Guest: Prof Stephen Duckett, Health Economist; Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia; Health and Aged Care Program Director, Grattan Institute; Australian public policy think tank and Emeritus Professor of Health Policy, La Trobe University





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