Skip to comments.Chinese Scientists Create Killer Hybrid Flu Virus In Lab
Posted on 05/04/2013 5:23:34 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Senior scientists have criticised the appalling irresponsibility of researchers in China who have deliberately created new strains of influenza virus in a veterinary laboratory.
They warned there is a danger that the new viral strains created by mixing bird-flu virus with human influenza could escape from the laboratory to cause a global pandemic killing millions of people.
Lord May of Oxford, a former government chief scientist and past president of the Royal Society, denounced the study published today in the journal Science as doing nothing to further the understanding and prevention of flu pandemics.
They claim they are doing this to help develop vaccines and such like. In fact the real reason is that they are driven by blind ambition with no common sense whatsoever, Lord May told The Independent.
The record of containment in labs like this is not reassuring. They are taking it upon themselves to create human-to-human transmission of very dangerous viruses. Its appallingly irresponsible, he said.
The controversial study into viral mixing was carried out by a team led by Professor Hualan Chen, director of Chinas National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute.
Professor Chen and her colleagues deliberately mixed the H5N1 bird-flu virus, which is highly lethal but not easily transmitted between people, with a 2009 strain of H1N1 flu virus, which is very infectious to humans.
When flu viruses come together by infecting the same cell they can swap genetic material and produce hybrids through the re-assortment of genes. The researchers were trying to emulate what happens in nature when animals such as pigs are co-infected with two different strains of virus, Professor Chen said.
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I’ve seen this movie before....and it doesn’t end well.
Their objective is to create the virus, then an antidote, inoculate themselves, then...
It is weapons research.
From Stephen Kings novel ‘The Stand’
“Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.”
We (human race) are nothing but talking monkeys playing with matches.
Of course it is. Then they'll weaponize it and use it as the ultimate behind-close-doors bargaining chip. Or just release it on an airline flight or two and then sit back and watch the stupid tourists spread it.
actually, it wouldn’t be millions with today’s highly mobile population.
it’d be hundreds of millions if not millions.
very rural societies would be exposed the least from outside contagion... like the majority of china
As If we are working on charcoal starter fluid in all those military bio labs. For the last 50 years.
They learned how to do it here.
“Or just release it on an airline flight or two and then sit back and watch the stupid tourists spread it.”
Or it gets out of the lab, then it’s all over the world. I think that means “shelter in place” for us.
Bring out your....
Maybe we should get busy on some neutron virii . . .
If the subhuman, murderous muslim filth get their hands on some vials of this stuff, things are going to go very badly for some US cities.
Check out this Chinese lab making a human to human killer flu virus. I say “shelter in place” for a long period of time. Got water/food/security/way to cook/way to stay warm/have light? Got at least N95 masks? Got a lock on the doors?
They did it to find out what happens when pigs are infected with 2 different forms of the virus. I already know the answer. IT DIES!
First hint of a pandemic I’m locking my doors, and staying home for a few months.
Next step: Designer Plagues
Or the series....
The doomsday weapon of the future will be bio—not only because of the news above this thread but because of the possibilities in comparison with chemical and nuclear.
This is a good time to think of your preps and what you might need to add to them, including medicines and that means a certain antibiotic and Tamiflu. Do you have a doctor friend who would write a script for Tamiflu if it looked like this type of flu was headed our way? That med would be gone in a flash. I'd also get Cipro which you can get at some places without a prescription, as in fish meds.