On 20 Apr 2003 00:26:46 GMT, crystalviolent at aol.com (Crystalviolent)
>In article <3ea17dc5.10926114 at news.dsl.pipex.com>, coroscant at hotmail.com>(Christopher) writes:
>>>the news about this virus I was just wondering that if a cure wasn't
>>found, could it kill off most of the entire human race,
>>>The mortality rate of SARS (a Corona virus) worldwide is 4.8%. (USA is 0%)
>Pandemics of viral influenza (a Myxo virus) are much higher and IT hasn't wiped
>out the human race.
>Simian herpes, on the other hand, is 99% fatal to humans. Good thing the
>manufacturers have great quality control/assurance on the green monkey kidney
>cells we use in the lab. ;-)
>If it mutated with the more lethel verion of smallpox, then we'd be in
trouble, and the Omega man could become a reality. :-(
In America any boy may become President,
and I suppose that's just the risk he takes.
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