When does (or did) the Covid-19 pandemic end?

15 August 2022

In this 'Thinking Out Loud' episode, Katrien Devolder (philosophy, Oxford) interviews Erica Charters, Professor of the Global History of Medicine at the University of Oxford about how we know, or decide, when the covid-19 pandemic ends. Professor Charters explains why the end as well as the beginning of a pandemic are murky, and what past pandemics can and can't teach us.

Video

https://www.youtube.com/embed/rYwQDLsKQzI

Audio

Listen to episode on Oxford Podcasts [link to follow].

Transcript

Link to SRT file to follow. 

Professor Erica Charters

Professor Erica Charters
University of Oxford 

About the Series

Thinking Out Loud provides a series of videos and audio-podcasts produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are intended for a non-specialist audience.

Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

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