that in 2012 scientists genetically modified a bird flu virus, which had a 60% human mortality rate, to aerosolize it in order to ‘more effectively manage the trajectory of pandemic viruses’. It scared them so badly that they paused all research for months

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Fun Fact: that in 2012 scientists genetically modified a bird flu virus, which had a 60% human mortality rate, to aerosolize it in order to ‘more effectively manage the trajectory of pandemic viruses’. It scared them so badly that they paused all research for months

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