4 August 2020

Going viral: how do we measure pandemic success?

COVID-19

Dr David Lim speaks with Dr Norman Swan about measuring pandemic success, messaging and NSW public health infrastructure compared to Victoria’s.

 

In this episode:

– R0 is not the best measure of success… cases in the community from “unknown sources” is a better indicator
– The messaging needs to be driven through the communities for better public health impact
– NSW public health infrastructure is better than Victoria’s

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Dr Norman Swan, multi-award winning producer, broadcaster and investigative journalist with the ABC
Total time: 24 mins

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