Feb 10, 2022 • 38M

David Leonhardt on COVID mitigation benefits and costs

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David Leonhardt, author of The Morning newsletter from the New York Times, is one of the most influential writers on COVID and COVID policy. He talks with Josh about how he synthesizes expert views for a broad audience, how to help people weigh costs and benefits, and the future of COVID response after Omicron.

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