Alice and Daniel discuss the steps towards curing a virus, from discovery through to it being eradicated, using real-world examples from the Covid pandemic and historical pandemics to identify what has been done right (and wrong) so far, what an ideal pandemic response would look like and what the future holds for Covid-19.
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