As the world's richest country, you might think the US would have been ready to contain a pandemic. But the United States has just overtaken China for most COVID-19 infections. Why is Coronavirus spreading so effectively in the US?
It's been almost a year since our last ScIQ episode! Thanks for sticking with us guys. After months of medical treatment, I (Jayde) am so grateful to be back at work - we've just filmed a new series of ScIQ episodes....
But then, Coronavirus happened.
The COVID-19 pandemic has blasted a harsh light on the relevance of scientific research and public policy in our lives. No one can predict a pandemic, but we can certainly prepare a response - and every day, lives are saved (or lost) based on that preparedness.
We wanted to dedicate this short series of mini-episodes to exploring the public policy issues that underpin the Coronavirus pandemic.
Stay safe everyone!