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The journals Science and Nature said Tuesday they were mulling whether to publish details of a man-made mutant killer flu virus that has sparked concerns of mass deaths if it were released. “I can’t think of another pathogenic organism that is as scary as this  one,” NSABB chair Paul Keim, a microbial geneticist, was quoted as saying. “I don’t think anthrax is scary at all  compared to this.” Read the full story

The journals Science and Nature said Tuesday they were mulling whether to publish details of a man-made mutant killer flu virus that has sparked concerns of mass deaths if it were released. “I can’t think of another pathogenic organism that is as scary as this one,” NSABB chair Paul Keim, a microbial geneticist, was quoted as saying. “I don’t think anthrax is scary at all compared to this.” Read the full story

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