But when swine flu moves on from person to person, its severity falls dramatically. So while it is fatal for the few who have (for reasons yet unexplained) caught it from a primary source, it will not be so from people who catch it second or third hand. It's more dangerous for infants with ill-developed immune systems, as we saw with the death of the toddler in Texas.
29 April 2009
We're not doomed after all! Hurrah!
The Spectator bears good news for the human race this evening, proclaiming that we're not doomed to extinction after all!