Saturday, January 26, 2013

Deadly GM flu research that could ‘wipe out significant portion of humanity’ set to restart

Daily Mail
January 26, 2013
Scientists last night ended a voluntary ban on creating mutant forms of bird flu, despite warnings that an accidental release could kill millions of people.
Research into H5N1 transmission stopped a year ago amid fears information about how to create potentially dangerous viruses could be used for bioterrorism.
The self-imposed moratorium came after two teams independently discovered how to mutate the virus so that it could be transmitted through the air between humans.
However, other leading scientists condemned the decision to go ahead with the research, with one warning an ‘accidental release could wipe out a significant portion of humanity.’
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4 comments:

Bob said...

Let's find out who these "scientists" are, expose them to the general public, sue them for public endangerment, and toss them into jail.

Galt-in-Da-Box said...

Ditto Bob.

texlahoma said...

Bob and Galt - I agree, if they keep playing with fire, we will all eventually get burned.

billy pilgrim said...

i'm sure they'll have some real expensive drug to sell us when the virus slips out.

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