Why did the COVID narrative collapse?

Why are there so many conflicting stories about the origin and spread of COVID and the consequences of our pandemic response? Is there a single truth? How could we have done better in the face of the uncertainties surrounding these narratives? Professor Sunetra Gupta is a novelist and epidemiologist, researching the things that infect us and winning awards for her science and novels.

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