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Biotech / Medical : NNVC - NanoViricides, Inc.
NNVC 1.140+1.8%Apr 23 4:00 PM EDT

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To: donpat who wrote (1180)3/26/2006 5:01:51 PM
From: MJ  Read Replies (1) of 12865
 
donpat

Read with interest the article reg. the 1918 flu. We lost two Great Grandparents in New York City-----they were young with a young baby who ended up being our Grandmother.

I have often wondered if the virus could still exist on effects of the family----i.e. old papers,passports, books----a wedding guest book, baby cards etc., deeds etc.------even old eyeglasses and appointment books.

All of the things----we love to collect and preserve.

If it can survive on these itmes, would seem that there is a chance of it being present in the environment without regard to the mice experiment.

Making another leap here----if the virus still exists on the old items, then is it possible this would help in the research such as being done with isolating the parts of the virus.

Any thoughts on this?

mj
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