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:{ Eve's Handbasket }:

Where am I and why am I in this handbasket? Purpose? "To stimulate any sort of thought in any sort of way about any sort of thing."
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:: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 ::

Scientists Scramble to Destroy Flu Strain

"Scientists around the world were scrambling to prevent the possibility of a pandemic after a nearly 50-year-old killer influenza virus was sent to thousands of labs, a decision that one researcher described as ``unwise.''

Nearly 5,000 labs in 18 countries, mostly in the United States, were urged by the World Health Organization to destroy samples of the dangerous virus because of the slight risk it could trigger a global outbreak. The labs received the virus from a U.S. company that supplies kits used for quality control tests..."



People are funny people. I'm not implying that there is a whole lot to get excited about in this instance, it's just that you have to admit, that though humanity does action, mystery, and drama very well, we are truly lords of the farce... or perhaps we are just a little "unwise." ROTMFFLMMFAO

:: Damian B. 4/13/2005 [+] ::
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