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Flu And Politics

Monday 6 April, 2020

At the National Eisteddfod of 1983, the eminent epidemiologist Dr Gwilym Wynne Griffith delivered a lecture called ‘Ffliw a Pholitics’ (‘Flu and Politics’), which was subsequently published in two parts in the science journal, Y Gwyddonydd, 22.1 and 22.2 (1984). Now, in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, his daughter Siân Wyn Siencyn has translated the original article into English, as an interesting and still-relevant comment on the politics of pandemics.

Download the article here.