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In these two episodes of The Minefield podcast Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens tackle some of the biggest questions being asked as the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) unfolds – what now and where to?

With guest Paul Komesaroff, a practising physician and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University and Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society, they explore what our reactions to the outbreak say about who we are. With Stephanie Collins, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University, they consider what communal life might look like post-Covid.

The scale of the outbreak’s impact means that choices need to be made when life begins to return to ‘normal’. Will we do things the same way and just press the start button, or will we choose to make changes and operate differently in the future? Life at the end of 2020 will certainly look different to life at the beginning of the year, but how?

via ABC, 18 & 25 March 2020

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