Epidemiological Russian roulette

The human race has been playing epidemiological Russian roulette all along. It has taken Mother Nature a long time to put a bullet in the right chamber, combining high contagion with asymptomatic carriers and a significant death rate, but she has done it.

Matt Ridley, We are about to find out how robust civilisation is

March 20, 2020

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