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School of Politics and International Relations

Lessons On A Crisis


Professor Sophie Harman discussed the five traps political leaders can fall into when it comes to a public health emergency as part of the 'Lessons On A Crisis' series on BBC Radio 4. She highlights: "The first, is they delay or downplay the response to the crisis. The second is that they fudge the science or complicated the science. This loses them a lot of backing from the wider scientific community."

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