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Steve’s keeping BBC radio listeners in the know

News Page 28th April 2020

The University’s Visiting Professor, Dr Stephen O’Brien, has been in demand with BBC Radio Northampton since the coronavirus pandemic took a grip here in the UK.

Steve has been a weekly guest on Annabel Amos’s Breakfast Show, providing reassuring advice and answering listeners’ questions on Covid-19.

His on-air style has earned him the nickname Captain Calm, and he was no different this morning, when he discussed a number of topics, including the Government’s lockdown exit strategy; the economy; historic pandemics and some good news on mortality rates.

You can catch up with Steve’s latest interviews on the BBC Radio Northampton website (the interviews start at 1h 12m; 1h 44m; 2h 14m and 2h 46m).


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