John Lanchester and Rupert Beale talk to Tom about the spread of the latest variant, where we might stand in the story of Covid, and the failures of the state in coping with the pandemic.

Read their pieces:

John Lanchester: As the Lock Rattles

Rupert Beale: On Omicron

Music by Kieran Brunt / Produced by Les Mommsen and Anthony Wilks

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