Heart Yoga Radio

GOVERNMENT UNPREPAREDNESS FOR COVID19 & THE CYGNUS EXERCISE

April 10, 2020

In this podcast, we outline the Cygnus exercise of 2016 which tested the NHS preparedness for emergencies, including pandemics. We proceed to question the fact that the resulting report which found gross deficiencies in the country's ability to properly manage a pandemic was suppressed by government. Further analysis reveals that the ideological commitments of the Tory government make it inevitable that they are unprepared for emergencies. [Free. 30 minutes.]