How we fell for anti-intuition
Wear a mask, shut the borders. Sometimes the obvious answers are the true ones
Around a year ago the panic first began to set in as it dawned on us that this was going to be the Big One. I remember seeing the footage in Lombardy and suddenly realising that the strange illness in far-away China was going to hit us in England, too.
The shock felt all the more real because it was so sudden. Just two weeks earlier, the Mayor of Florenc…