Government Adviser Devi Sridhar What Europe Can Learn from Scotland in Fighting the Pandemic

Global health expert and government adviser Devi Sridhar explains Scotland's ambitious “zero COVID” strategy, which aims to completely eliminate the virus within the country’s borders. She argues that the plan should also be applied to the rest of Europe.
Interview Conducted By Veronika Hackenbroch
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Pandemic expert Devi Sridhar: "We scientists are becoming the targets of that anger."


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"Now we are almost there. There are now only about 10 new cases a day -- while in neighboring England there are still more than 500."
"Before we have a good vaccine, 'Zero COVID' is by far the best strategy to get the economy going again and allow a normal life."