Why Covid-19 is no “great plague”

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We are being imprisoned by fear of a disease that is disappearing so fast, scientists are saying there might not be enough infected people for vaccine trials.

The mainstream media has been behaving as if Covid-19 is like the “great plagues” of the past. It’s not. There are reasons why those horrific plagues of bygone centuries no longer ravage populations in developed countries.

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Coronavirus may vanish too fast for vaccine trial

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Rapid mortality transition of Pacific Islands in the 19th century
The Four Yorkshiremen sketch from “At last the 1948 show” with John Cleese, Marty Feldman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graham Chapman and Barry Cryer.
NHS won’t be able to provide non-emergency care until the government’s track and trace system is up and running

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