William Leith

A deadly box of chemicals

We still don’t have a proper vaccine. And even the world’s expert admits that, having thought deeply about the virus for 20 years, he still ‘knows nothing’

Do you remember the swine flu panic a decade ago? Jeremy Brown, the author of this book, describes it here. In March 2009, 60 people died in Mexico. The cause: a flu-type virus. The Mexican government ‘closed schools, banned public gatherings, and ordered troops to hand out face masks at subway stations’.

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