Cuckoo for Coronavirus, A Cocaine Smuggler Turned Prison Reformer and Beta Softbois Named Chad
Are we really going to start freaking out about this Wuhan flu? There’s a billion Chinese people — 11 million of which live in Wuhan province — and only 17 people have died (almost all of them, the elderly). But sure, let’s all lose our collective minds over this year’s designated scary sniffle. I don’t know, considering the actual flu has killed 105 people in California alone this season, maybe we should be more worried about that?
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