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Russian bio-weapons plague-lab burns down (science news).

September 18, 2019 | By | Reply More

Here’s a rather less than scintillating science news story which sounds like the prologue to that bit in World War Z where Brad Pitt gets landed in Russia with a special forces team to search a half-destroyed lab building for the cure to the zombie outbreak.

You want zombies? Because this is how get zombies! Or worse, translate films like Outbreak and Contagion into real life.

An explosion has caused a fire at a Russian biological weapons research facility that’s one of only two centers in the world known for housing samples of the smallpox virus.

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/17/health/russia-lab-explosion-smallpox-intl-hnk/index.html

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