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People, Pandemics and Present Bias

Dr Jonathan Quick, author of ‘The End of Epidemics’ talked to Common Thread’s Mike Coleman about his vast experiences in global health, his views on the importance of trust and understanding individual behaviour in an epidemic.

In this new format, Sherine Guirguis Co-Director of Common Thread, joins Mike as they discuss Jono’s views and their own experiences.


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