Ticking time bomb
“The presence of a large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats, together with the culture of eating exotic animals in southern China, is a time bomb.”
-Clinical Microbiology Reviews, October 2007
For Experts Who Study Coronaviruses, a Grim Vindication
And this is such an esoteric thing. Curious how many other low-probability but plausibly world changing events lurk in the shadows.
Yes, but at the same time, there are a lot of things about this virus that make it unique. A shit-ton of tumblers have to align for a global pandemic to occur.
That being said, everything I hear from biologists about this issue indicate that we're long overdue.
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A shit-ton of tumblers have to align
Im stealing that in general.