LETTER: What will the next public health scare be?

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DOES anyone remember towards the end of last year when we were all going to die from Ebola?

The papers and TV were full of stories about how it was going to escape from Africa and wipe out the world before Christmas?

You don’t really hear about it anymore though, do you? I guess we’ll just add it to the list of apocalypses that never were, like swine flu, SARS, bird flu and all the rest.

Sometimes I think the powers-that-be just like to keep us in a constant state of fear so we’re more compliant and willing to give up our freedoms.

I wonder what they’ll think of next?

Darren Thompson