Saturday, 2 May 2009

From "This Diseased Utopia: 10 Thoughts on Swine Flu and the City"

By Geoff Manaugh.

The common flu is now a dining table measured exactly against the reach of sneezes; SARS is a cubicle lined with an industrial felt that absorbs all coughs; pneumonia is a bar stool, hand-crafted from white pine, with a circumference of rails to prevent people getting too close.

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