“…I think this pandemic has opened many people’s eyes to innovation
in a way that was maybe not possible before…
…Ultimately, the MRNA vaccines are an example of that…
If we had surveyed the public two years ago…
‘Would you take a gene or cell therapy injected into your body?’
We would probably have had a ninety-five per cent refusal rate…”
Stefan Oelrich – BOM Bayer AG
A Questionable Science:
Love and Death in the Time of COVID
by Stuart France and G. Michael Vasey
‘The Gallows and Gibbet Inn’, proclaimed the sign, which singular nominal ought really to have aroused, if not my shackles then, at least my suspicions.
Too late, Anu was already tugging me over the threshold into the warmth, and the light, and the sound of voices, and music…
…They were all in there!
Black Jack Davey… Teigue-the-Fool… The Miller’s Son… The Sorcerer’s Apprentice… H.R.H. the Lord of the Elements, and one-hundred-and-one other far less savoury characters.
Most of them in their cups. Reprobates all! And what a tale they had to tell.
If you have ever wondered why all the public houses were shut.
You had better pull up a chair…
Get on the right side of history before its too late!