I will spend the next twenty years waiting for the episode of Nova in which they track down the Covid-19 Patient Zero. I hope that street meat bat was pretty damn delicious.
I say twenty years because I think it took twenty years to find the German flight attendant who was the Aids Patient Zero. Well, more accurately, Patient Zero and Typhoid Mary combined.
If they are looking for the Covid-19 equivalent, they should start looking under the nails of the hardest-working Princess Cruise chef.
I’m a little alarmed to read it’s in a US Army base in Italy now. That’s how the Spanish flu spread, they say, it started in a troop hospital, then the servicemen flew home to spread it to all their countries.