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Killer Spanish flu virus lives again in CDC lab (Salt Lake Tribune)

Discussion in 'Open Chat' started by Robby, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

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    ATLANTA - It sounds like a sci-fi thriller. For the first time, scientists have made from scratch the Spanish flu virus that killed millions of people in 1918. Why? To help them understand how to better fend off a future global epidemic from the bird flu spreading in Southeast Asia.

    [Full article @ Yahoo Sci-Fi]
     
  2. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    the terror of the medical thriller novel.

    lets get together and make the most prevalently dangerous virus in our history, create it to fruition and then make a little mistake with containment letting it out to ravage the world.

    come on! we have enough people creating danerous viruses, enough nuclear weapons in the world, is creating this dangerous virus really necessary? do it on a moon base in future, where it has no chance of spreading to the population.
     

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