People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP
People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

US and EU have been hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis, but where’s their resolve to crush Covid-19?

  • Policymakers and epidemiologists disagree over how much infection curves need to flatten before lockdowns are eased
  • The disagreements are fiercest in the countries worst hit by Covid-19, where the response has become too politicised

People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP
People protest against excessive quarantine measures at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, on April 15. Photo: AFP
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