Going Viral: Episode 100
CPD: 1 Point


Going Viral: What is good for the health system is good for the economy as well


In this episode:


– Strict lockdown and striving for elimination is better for the economy, than aiming for suppression
– Asymptomatic testing needs to be done in high risk communities
– The current situation in NSW and the strategies that should be imposed
– Can Australia afford a strict lockdown?



Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Dr Stephen Duckett, Health Economist, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia; Health Program Director, Grattan Institute; Australian public policy think tank and Emeritus Professor of Health Policy, La Trobe University
Total time: 36 mins


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