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Apparently this isn't the first instance of Imperial's Neil Ferguson spreading widespread panic:

POSTED ON APRIL 12, 2020 BY STEVEN HAYWARD IN CORONAVIRUS
WHAT WOULD WE DO WITHOUT EXPERTS?

Tyler Cowan of George Mason University and Phil Magness of the American Institute for Economic Research have dug up a few archival news stories about the “expert” predictions for potential pandemics over the last 20 years, featuring one now familiar “expert” who is very much in on the COVID-19 action:

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2020/04/what-would-we...

Bird flu, swine flu, mad cow..... mad lamb?

Oh my!

The mad modeler (boy who cried wolf er...mad lamb) appears to love the limelight.
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