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Podcasts from Spectator writers
The next pandemic may be quite different. Using our recent experience as a model could be detrimental
By Kate Womersley
The Great Inoculator by Gavin Weightman and War Against Smallpox by Michael Bennett reviewed
It took two centuries to eradicate smallpox even after a vaccine was invented
The danger of learning too much from Covid
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.