Worst scenario yet. The October National Geographic, hardly a rad rag, in its October cover story ("The Next Killer Flu: Can we stop it?") surfaces a plausible estimate of 180 million to 360 million worldwide deaths. [audio on ng.com]
My only mission: Get this to the/near the top of our agenda—these numbers outpace Al Quaeda, at its worst, by a country mile.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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