Does anyone else feel like falling into a category such as "atheist", etc. is a bit annoying? Doesn't having to use a term to define yourself in society feel like buying a shredder because credit…Continue
"The bit in Outbreak related to a man-made bio-weapon with pretty much a 100% effective kill rate, easy infection by respiration, and a very short incubation period ... something like a couple days. Rabies incubates for a few months. …"
"That view of the epidemiology isn't that accurate. A disease can have near 100% effective kill rate and still survive in a population. Rabies is a good example. There are a lot of ways for diseases to adapt to a population so…"
hallo! good question. the salt ref actually refers to one of the alien monsters that Capt Kirk & crew encountered during the original Star Trek television series. the show is so old now that the ref has become obscure, however my own odd addiction to salt is the real basis for it. aside from that, more than one person who knows me very well accuses me of being an alien. funny!
- jillian =)
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