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When Worlds Collide #86: Haunted by Twenty-first Century Demons?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 6 October 2013 Meet the 21st Century Demons! That was how I started a recent talk to the annual scientific sessions of the College of Community Physicians … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #44: Vaccines without Pain and Needles? Yipee!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 2 December 2012 Vaccines have been called ‘travel insurance for life’ – their life-saving and life-enhancing capability is second only to that of safe drinking water. … Continue reading

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