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The Covid horoscope

Why did so many public health experts fall for obviously flawed predictions?

9 April 2022

9:00 AM

9 April 2022

9:00 AM

We’ve endured two very long years of restrictions to life and liberty as we knew it ‘once upon a time’. I published my first article on the pandemic in March 2020, suggesting that politicians, journalists and analysts should substitute sceptical question marks for excitable exclamation marks. The first of many Covid articles for The Spectator Australia was on 17 September 2020 with about another 20 articles in between in the mainstream media and policy blogsites including Australian Outlook, Japan Times and the Times of India.

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