About viruses and viral disease
11 March 2010
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West Nile virus
so, let's cooperate with the viruses and make them less virulent. That's what we wantand they too. Create new viruses similar to old ones but less virulent to crowdout the virulent ones.
I'm not sure quarantine ise useless for flu , 1957 still had airplanes and ships,1918 by ships. Very rigorous quarantine should help but it's too expensive.In a 1918-like scenario it would be worth the cost
genetical factor for H5N1 ? only 3 cases. In 1918 they found ~twice as many cases in subsequent years if a close relative had died.
skin openings are small enough to prevent entry ?
viruses swim in the body, not held by tissue, I read
flu may be on bank notes, but does it transmit this way ? Main route is assumedto be by droplets.
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