It’s a question we may never know the answer to…. what caused the Covid-19 pandemic, and who’s to blame for it’s rapid spread?
Did Chinese officials act fast enough, or did they cover it up? Did the World Health Organisation step in early enough?
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Laurie Garrett, the woman who went and inspected the scene of the crime for SARS, has been grappling with these questions…. and she joined Magic Drive to discuss this with Ryan Bridge.
Laurie talks on the origin of Covid-19, how humanity encroaching on wild animals' living environments means the animals, like bats, come closer to town to feed, end up contaminating the food sources of pigs...pigs which we eat.
Listen to the full interview above.