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Originally posted by Spectre
I remember reading something about a flu mutation study in the Netherlands a few months ago, but nothing recently. It was going to trace natural genetic changes in bird flu to try and predict the chances of it developing into a strain that can jump species. Do you have a link to the source?
This isn't the specific article I read, but it is similar.
Originally posted by Figjam
you really have to wonder WHY scientists would feel the need to merge two bugs together to create a superbug, I certainly do. I can't see how making this super-flu will help us, but I'm sure that in their screwed up brains they can justify it & will get the funding required to do so. Let us all hope that this doesn't get out of the lab, like AIDS & EBOLA did.........