It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
It's really scary or it's easy to generate fear around an idea or around an ism when you don't provide any substance to it.
The difference between H7N9 and H5N1, is that H5N1 kills chickens very rapidly, so it is easy to identify where the infected flocks of chickens are. H7N9 doesn't make the chicken sick, so it has been difficult to pinpoint where the infected chickens are.
No single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. It would be a bit too easy if we could go about borrowing ready made souls.
Should surveillance be usable for petty crimes like jaywalking or minor drug possession? Or is there a higher threshold for certain information? Those aren't easy questions.