Taming Covid and Preventing the Next Pandemic, with Mark Honigsbaum and Sir David King

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared


In this week's episode we brought together two of Britain’s most esteemed experts on global pandemics to discuss what we got wrong about the virus and how we can learn from those mistakes going forward. Drawing on examples from history and scientific research, medical historian Mark Honigsbaum and former Chief Scientific Advisor to the U.K Government Sir David King, outlined the measures that need to be put in place, at both national and international levels, to end the pandemic and prevent this kind of catastrophe from ever happening again. The event was chaired by Manveen Rana, host of Stories of Our Times, a podcast from The Times.

To buy Mark Honigsbaum's book click here: https://amzn.to/2FalGYn

To listen to Manveen Rana's podcast click here:https://play.acast.com/s/storiesofourtimes


Intelligence Squared+. The world's best speakers. Your questions. £4.99 per month.

Intelligence Squared+ will bring you live, interactive events every week on our new online platform. Just like at our real-life events, you’ll be able to put your questions to our speakers, vote in live polls and interact with other members of the audience. Your subscription will give you access to multiple events featuring the world’s top thinkers and opinion formers, including Thomas Piketty, Margaret Atwood, Clive Woodward, Thomas Friedman, Meera Syal and Paloma Faith.

For a full list of Intelligence Squared+ events and to subscribe, click here: https://bit.ly/2yfYIfm

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.


See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.