Corona Crisis: Once Upon a Pandemic

Foreseeable catastrophe: Failures of the coronavirus response so far

April 5, 2020

Why were countries such as the United States caught off guard and slow to forcefully respond to COVID-19 at an earlier stage of the outbreak? On this episode, political scientist Charles Parker draws on lessons from previous mega disasters to explain some of the most significant failures in the coronavirus crisis response so far, and how decision makers can learn and adapt to better manage the pandemic.  

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