Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

The next endemic is headed our way and the experts tell us we should be 'really concerned'. After COVID, more people are likely worried by the integrity of medical experts than the latest scare mongering.

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
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If you didn't know, Australia is 'well overdue' for the next deadly epidemic.

The latest warning comes from an 'expert' who says we could grapple with a new bacterial breakout in a few months. If that doesn't scare you, the expert added, “We should be really concerned.

Perhaps we should, or maybe we should put this warning in the same basket of expertise that gave us 'two weeks to flatten the curve' and 'safe and effective' slogans.

The problem is that we don't know. Not that there is anything we can do about it, even if we did.

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