This is social media at its worst.
The symptoms for the flu—fever, nausea, vomiting—are very similar to those of Ebola. That means the more people who get the flu this year, the more people are going to panic about potential cases of Ebola, cases that the vast, vast majority of the time will prove false. Reducing the number of people who get the flu will help quell that panic.
Don’t write him off because you think his poetry is silly.
"During the first three weeks the camp was under the command of the regular police fore. Then the Nazis appeared one night to take over control. Their leader made a speech to his followers, of which the following quotations are of interest: ‘Always remember that no human beings are here, only swine.’—’Whoever does not wish to see blood may go home immediately.’—’No one who does harm to a prisoner need fear reprimand.’—’The more you shoot, the fewer we must feed.’”
In the charming way that only he can.
I’m poked, prodded, felt up, and scanned—and don’t even know if it will stop the cancer.