Mega hypochondriac Harry Radditch believes he's caught a deadly plague from a space novel he just read. His physician plans to dose him with a placebo, as usual, but this time, his symptoms are severe and she catches the disease. How can she stop a science fictional pandemic from killing real people? Written by
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The title refers to the phenomenon that when placebos or pills that have no active ingredients are given to a patient and he still recovers from his illness. See more
How did they beat it in that book?
Dr. Leslie Coburn
So we're going to die because some lousy writer couldn't come up with a happy ending?