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Old 6th Sep 2018, 22:16
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Originally Posted by msjh View Post
  • We're healthier than we were in 1918. Yes, the news highlights the obese but most people today are immensely healthier than they were a hundred years ago.
Obesity doesn't necessarily compromise the immune system in the same way that poverty and food shortages do. It's a different category of unhealthy.

Anyone remember Terry Nation's Survivors from the 70s? Mystery epidemic wiping out most of the population. I think it was implied to be a 'flu virus.
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