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Getting perspective: some H1N1 links

Posted on Apr 29, 2009 by billsimmon in apocalypse now, science | 1 Comments

First, read this excellent Q&A with health journalist and BoingBoing guest blogger, Maggie Koerth-Baker. All the important questions are covered. Seriously, read it. It will make you feel better.

Now for everyone who read John Barry’s excellent but scary book on the 1918 flu, check out this Vancouver Sun piece that tries to look at the horrifying statistics of that pandemic in a more positive light.

Here’s Steven Johnson’s (The Ghost Map) TED talk about the spread of epidemics…

And finally, Undead Molly schools me (and a few of my commenters) on my hand-sanitation post below.



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  1. On April 29, 2009, G C said:

    The swine flu can smell your hubris. In fact it thrives on it.

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