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From: patfryk <>
Subject: Re: [ZA] 19918flu virus resurrected
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 05:39:51 +1300
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I usually get CNN news updates and yes they have done this I believe it is
to find what the virus exactly was and find from that a vaccine that will
help in the bird flu strain. They don't want to sprread it about!!
Pat
> debates, like the one about the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic -- which
> reminds me, there's an interesting article in yesterday's "Mail &
> Guardian"
> newspaper (which should also be available soon on their website --
> www.mg.co.za) about how scientists have resurrected this virus, and the
> frightening consequences it might have. The story was lifted from the
> British "Guardian", a most respectable source, so it's not just
> sensational
> scaremongering.
>
> Regards
> Maureen
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Delia Robertson" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2005 6:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [ZA] Eva/Krotoa & Pieter van Meerhof
>
>
>> Hi Maureen,
>>
>> At 02:21 PM 2005/10/14, you wrote:
>> >Hi Delia
>> >
>> >Given your long association with this List, I'd be surprised if you
>> >don't
>> >recall how often in the past I've mentioned that I'm a descendant of
>> >this
>> >union myself.
>>
>> Forgive me, but I don't recall . . . . hehe sometimes I have a problem
>> remembering my own ancestors!
>>
>> >snip
>>
>> > Now I'm curious to see just how many cousins I can connect with
>> >through the List, and to begin to build a database of all these
>> >interconnections, although I have yet to work out how I'm going to cope
> with
>> >the technical challenge this will involve! I need hardly point out what
>> >a
>> >massive undertaking this will be. I have no clear vision of where this
>> >project may lead; all I can do is make a start.
>>
>> Lovely idea.
>> Delia Robertson
>>
>>
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