What are the symptoms?

Richard P. Grant rpg14 at yahoo.co.uk.invalid
Tue Mar 20 07:02:48 EST 2001

In article <87hf0ofzfc.fsf at genehack.org>, "John S. J. Anderson" 
<jacobs+usenet at genehack.org> wrote:

> > I can't find much on the actual symptoms of Hunta, but it *seems* to be 
> > a killer - very rapid.  So you probably don't have it :)  have a trawl 
> > around google, yahoo, etc.
> Based on the description in the OP's OP, she's actually concerned
> about _hanta_ virus, which is transmitted via rodents. AFAIK, the

Ahh . . .  

In which case, http://medlineplus.adam.com/ency/article/001382.htm

> are present in the air as dust; doesn't seem to me that breathing the
> smoke given off by burning some rodents is a likely route of
> transmission.

I'd have thought the heat would have killed the virus . . .

> (I swear, there's a Monty Python sketch in there somewhere...)

John, don't go there . . .

Too late!

I never wanted to be a molecular biologist, I wanted to be a physician . 
. .

Richard P. Grant                                  MRC Lab of Mol Biol
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