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The Phantom Librarian
Spewing out too many words since November 2003
These Are The Names, Chapter 21
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sonetka From: sonetka Date: July 11th, 2014 12:36 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: disease transmission

Yes -- did you see this story from five years ago?


This poor guy apparently got it just from breathing in while he was cutting open a dead animal carcase. Killing someone whose blood was still pumping and able to spray ... yeah, the Careers aren't going to have to worry about melee this year.
persephone_kore From: persephone_kore Date: July 11th, 2014 01:43 am (UTC) (Link)

Some days I just never want to go outside again, but I know it wouldn't actually help.

fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: July 11th, 2014 05:58 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: disease transmission

I'd read about the case in passing, but hadn't read the details. As sorry as I am, I also have this reaction of, "Necropsy in the garage on an animal that died of unknown causes, with a bloody nose, in a plague area? WHAT WAS HE THINKING?" Then again, I'm all about the universal precautions when dealing with potential biohazards. Growing up with a nurse during the beginning of the AIDS scare will do that. When someone at work decided to clean up... um, well, let's say a customer decided to make a highly personal contribution to the rug... without gloves or a mask on, I flipped.

Edited at 2014-07-11 05:59 am (UTC)
sonetka From: sonetka Date: July 12th, 2014 05:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: disease transmission

I was wondering that as well, but he may have gotten in the habit and just gotten careless. Speaking of which, in the news today ...


Eek! It's everywhere!
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