Forecasting the next five years of the COVID-19 crisis – Expert Reaction

The International Science Council report (to which Sir Peter Gluckman and Sir David Skegg contributed) says governments prolonged the pandemic by focusing on their own patch rather than working globally. Weighing up future scenarios through to the year 2027, they find the most likely picture is a worsening of global inequalities, including possible collapse of some health systems and setting back the UN’s sustainable development goals by a decade.

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