Planet Normal: Professor Sunetra Gupta on why it’s impossible to predict the course of coronavirus

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    A new weekly podcast that speaks your language. News and views from beyond the bubble with Telegraph columnists, Allison Pearson and Liam Halligan. Subscribe to Planet Normal: https://www.playpodca.st/planetnormal What a week! Time to grab your space helmets and head to Planet Normal, and joining you in the rocket today is Oxford University epidemiologist, Professor Sunetra Gupta. Fresh from a meeting with the PM, she tells Telegraph columnists Allison Pearson and Liam Halligan why the government was wrong to base the lockdown on worst-case scenario modelling, why this is only a “third division” pandemic and why she wonders if her views would win her less flak were she a white man… Plus Allison tells Liam why she’s rejoicing at the news that her son has the virus, and the pair debate whether Keir Starmer can really win back the Red Wall after a powerful speech at this week’s Labour Conference. Read more from Allison: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/allison-pearson/ Read more from Liam: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/liam-halligan/ Do you need help subscribing or reviewing? Read more about podcasts here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/radio/podcasts/podcast-can-find-best-ones-listen/ Get 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/normal Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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