The National Unhealthy System
Discover the news beyond the headlines with our daily selection of the stories that matter.
Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter. Discover the news beyond the headlines with Curio. Every morning, host Manish Verma selects analytical and thought-provoking articles from the world’s leading publications, leaving you better informed and ready for your day. In today's episode... With nurses striking over pay, endless wait times, and hospitals at over-capacity, in 2023, the UK’s National Health Service is in crisis like never before. But The Financial Times’ Editorial Board argues that change will only come by a frank national debate into health and social-care spending. Later, not even medicine is safe from US culture wars as Republican governor Ron DeSantis takes aim at COVID vaccines and transgender treatments. The Economist explores how politicians are battling ideological differences with people's health.