This takedown of Allison Pearson’s question about Wuhan and Covid-19 was simply magnificent

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This isn’t the first takedown of Allison Pearson’s pandemic musings we’ve featured on here, but it might be the most spectacular.

The Daily Telegraph columnist saw footage of large crowds celebrating the New Year in Wuhan, China – where the virus is believed to have originated – and had a question.

And it prompted no end of replies with lots of different points of view, as you might imagine.

But no response went anywhere near so viral as this thread by Sam Bowman – @s8bm on Twitter – because, well, have a read for yourself.

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Brilliantly done. And just a few of the things people were saying about it.

Not everyone was impressed, but that just made it even better.

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Source Twitter @s8mb

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