Ld you do?

The New Zealand Herald - - News -

well be­cause, as the live bird mar­ket ex­am­ple demon­strates, hu­man be­hav­iour is harder to al­ter. If a flu pan­demic were to start, would we bat­ten down the hatches and stay away from work, school and the shop­ping malls? Give up our cars to trans­port the dead? Al­low our near­est and dear­est to be buried with­out the rit­u­als to com­fort our­selves around death?

“If it does hap­pen, it would be all over the world in two days with aero­plane travel. We wouldn’t have much time and if so­ci­ety fell apart, like 1918, peo­ple would prob­a­bly do the same thing. They’d stay home. I mean, if the word got out that there was a killer flu strain cir­cu­lat­ing, would you go to work?”

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