posted on Sep, 29 2005 @ 12:34 AM
I don't know if all of these occurrences are normal or not. Most of these articles indicate that such outbreaks are rare, if not previously know in
terms of scale.
Something killing the catfish?
Deadly canine flu spreads in the U.S.
Study: 'Superbug' Germ Kills 3 in Chicago
Outbreak of horse, goat disease causing concern
Fungal disease poses threat to global wheat crop
Officials probe deer disease
Bass sickness strikes southeast Iowa
Disease kills thousands of trout
Diseased bighorn sheep in cross hairs
Think also of H5N1...
The question I have is how would we know the difference between natural viral outbreaks and those initiated by terrorist efforts?
Moreover, isn't it more likely that if you are going to try and spread a virus, you'd take the cocktail approach and see what takes?
This stuff could keep you awake at night...
[edit on 29-9-2005 by loam]