The Spectre of Death

By Dr Wong Wee Nam 17 May 2009 When the news of the outbreak of H1N1 virus in Mexico broke last month, the health authorities and the governments of the world went into frenzy. Governments started to stockpile anti-flu tablets and protective gears. People panicked. It did not help when the WHO asserted that a… Continue reading

Selected reader comments on my post “Prof Lee Wei Ling is practicing bad statistics and horrible science”

Gerald Giam: I actually agree with Lee Wei Ling. I don’t think H1N1 is as bad as its made out to be. The WHO and national authorities were overreacting because of their experience with SARS — for which I don’t blame them. The best way would be to monitor the spread, and make sure anyone… Continue reading