Pattern of microbiologist deaths?

Paul Taylor p.taylor7 at pgrad.unimelb.edu.au
Sat Dec 15 01:25:22 EST 2001

> December  -- Australia -- Set Van Nguyen, 44,  a skilled microbiologist, was
> killed at CSIRO's animal diseases facility in Geelong, . He had logged 15
> years' experience with the unit. Victoria Police said he appeared to have
> died after entering an airlock into a storage laboratory filled with
> nitrogen. His body was found when his wife became worried after he failed to
> return from work.

Working in science means that you are exposed to dangers. I am offended at
your absolute insensitivity towards the families of people like Set.  This
happened less than a week ago, and the entire Australian scientific
community is still dealing with the implications.

I question the value of your contributions to anything microbiological, and
ask in future, you display some level of respect for the people you are
dragging into your conspiracy theories. If you are trying to convince people
of your beliefs, try a more gullible and less discerning newsgroup, and
leave this sort of hyperbole to the X-Files and 60 MINUTES.

Paul Taylor
Microbial Ecology and Bioremediation Laboratory
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010

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