At least a bit of sanity on the subject of swine flu - the bad cold that is generating more panic than a squadron of Osama bin Ladens on bad speed.
Simon Jenkins in today's Guardian points out the baffling discrepancy between government adverts on the BBC that tell you not to panic and official statements that are pure calls to panic. But the best bit is this:
I would like to know how many people will die of heart attacks, meningitis, MRSA and delayed cancer treatment while health politicians play Whitehall games with flu. Many people might indeed die of flu, but they might also die of a nuclear attack, an asteroid strike or a dozen other diseases and accidents now receiving lower priority.
Read Simon Jenkins' article here. It'll do you better than a course of Tamiflu.