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16-03-2003, 03:46:28
Has enyone here read Frank Herbert's
"The White Plague"

The similarities to this are scary..here (http://news.yahoo.com/fc?tmpl=fc&cid=34&in=health&cat=antibiotics_and_microbiology)

16-03-2003, 10:19:39
The Grumpy Pedant says: The article is about pneumonia, not flu. :p

I've probably read the book, but any memories are lost in the mists of time, I'm afraid.

18-03-2003, 00:28:17
If you want scary similarities, read The Stand by Stephen King.
I used to long for a disease like that, before I had my own family.