The Delta Variant is continuing to cause problems in Australia across its three largest states, leading to newly announced national vaccination targets, and a rolling lockdown policy, becoming the established approach to fighting the coronavirus. This has led to new waves of anti-lockdown protests, which have surprising similarities to behaviours that occurred during the Spanish Flu pandemic a century earlier. Steve and Ben examine these similarities and the recently announced vaccination targets. They also cover a letter Ben received in the mail which leverages the anxiety produced by the pandemic as an attempt to convert any receiver of this type of letter to the sender’s ideology.
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