Originally posted by Blaine91555
As much as I like a good Walking Dead People movie, I don't think we will ever see real Zombies.
Originally posted by Covertblack
No, no, they are announcing it so when it "accidently" escapes the lab and kills millions/billions, they can say whoops but we did everything we could to contain it.
Don't count on the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to tell the public about biological weapons accidents. CDC's refusal to divulge information about the Boston University tularemia incidents will come as cold comfort for the tens of millions in the US who live close to (proposed) biological weapons labs..
Boston, Biological Weapons and the New Arms Race.
Originally posted by 727Sky
Who knows what goes on in some lab located in some secret part of the world?
Some of this stuff is like a kid taking a machine apart to see how it works hoping they can put it back together again. Man I hated when halves were pulled apart and springs shot out in all directions!
If nature doesn't do the culling then we may do it to ourselves.
Originally posted by StarsInDust
reply to post by neo96
Wow, wasn't last week's episode of Bones something like this? Some guy create some new horrible strain of virus, creates the antidote, releases the infection on the world, so that he can make all kinds of money on it, when his company is the the only one, which is able to save the world with this life saving vaccine.
Sheesh... When will they ever learn. Oh, even worse, what if things don't go as originally planned. You know the swat team comes in, wipes out evil genius, not knowing he has an antidote, and the world goes on to complete and utter annihilation...
edit on 3-5-2013 by StarsInDust because: Clarity
Scientists Create Hybrid, Air-Transmissible Bird Flu Strains
Following a moratorium on "dangerous" flu research, new studies reshuffle the molecular mechanisms that allow bird flu to infect humans.
...The journal Science is publishing two papers today that describe the mechanisms avian flu viruses could use to alter their structure and spread among mammals, including humans. One of the papers studied guinea pigs, which are not necessarily the best way to study the human response to flu—but studies on ferrets, which are a good proxy for people, were halted by a year-long moratorium. That hiatus recently ended, so more papers in this vein are likely to follow.
…H7N9 is “definitely one of the most lethal influenza viruses we have seen so far.” …A May 1 paper in The Lancet clearly brings out the complexity of H7N9’s origin. According to the study, the virus has originated from “multiple reassortment events” and might have evolved from “at least four origins” involving migratory birds and poultry, and has evolved to at least “two different lineages.”
…According to Nature, Novartis in Basel and the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, Maryland planned to use the data to make H7N9 vaccines but without informing or involving the Chinese team. Though the issue seems to have been ironed out, the episode brings back memories of what Thailand faced following the H5N1 outbreak. In 2007, the country refused to share samples after an Australian drug company developed a vaccine using the Indonesian strain but without their knowledge or consent. This episode confirms that GISAID, launched in 2008 to bring in more transparency and engagement, is struggling to fully deliver on its promise.
Originally posted by trenck
don't they have anything better to do them so called "scientists" ???
they are criminals, right out, of the worst category.
as we would not already have enough plagues on this planet.
I remember the outbreak of mixomatose, a "strain" created in labs to eliminate an animal considered a pest:
rabbits in australia.
how dumb can mankind be to do something like that.
of course the "strain" migrated somehow to europe.
I had some vast rural property in france, I rembember those poor rabbits walking around half blind having their eyes pecked out by crows, until they miserably died of starvation or under some car. and with mixomatose they could not be hunted and eaten anymore.
and they spread the disease also to domestic animals.
how can you try to eliminate rabbits ?
dumb dumber dumbest
and it goes on and on
this planet is a criminal asylum.
Originally posted by neo96
Created in a veterinary lab.
Why anyone would think, " Hey let's take some bird flu virus, and mix it up, and see what we get.".
(visit the link for the full news article)edit on 2-5-2013 by neo96 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Covertblack
Originally posted by FraternitasSaturni
This is good news!
Now start worrying about the ones we dont know about.edit on 2-5-2013 by FraternitasSaturni because: (no reason given)
No, no, they are announcing it so when it "accidently" escapes the lab and kills millions/billions, they can say whoops but we did everything we could to contain it. Mea culpa.