Friday, September 24th, 2010
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TB: The Big Comeback

"We're basically back to where we were before drugs."
-In case the return of bedbugs isn't exciting enough for you, let's give a big "welcome back" to tuberculosis!

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Blackcapricorn (#4,791)

I understand that polio crutches are the next big accessory in Brooklyn.

C_Webb (#855)

I'm going to start practicing my poultices.

wb (#2,214)

My fear of dying from smallpox is guaranteed to come true.

Art Yucko (#1,321)

Robber-Barons v.2.0 have already hoarded reserves of the next-generation antibiotics, if there were any to begin with.

City_Dater (#2,500)

The Poors will have the last laugh. We'll be out here in the bacterial stew, building up our immune systems, and meanwhile everything will mutate so fast that their superdrugs will be nearly useless. They'll walk out of their sealed compounds, sneeze once, and die. Like something out of a Margaret Atwood dystopian future scenario.

This incredible sentence sounds like John Fogarty's rueful words before he dissolved his band.

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