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23 April 2020

Episode 2206

30 minutes

We explore how coronavirus is straining already tense relations between the US and China. Plus: the science behind easing a lockdown, the EU’s attempts to keep the bloc’s economy afloat and pop music in Thailand.

23 April 2020

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Science and lockdowns

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Monocle 24’s health and science correspondent, Dr Chris Smith, explains the evidence for lockdowns and when to ease them.

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