Scientists at the University of Washington were planning to infect monkeys with a replica of the 1918 pandemic flu virus in an attempt to understand why it was so deadly. Critics were worried that the virus might escape into the wild. | Harper's Magazine

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Scientists at the University of Washington were planning to infect monkeys with a replica of the 1918 pandemic flu virus in an attempt to understand why it was so deadly. Critics were worried that the virus might escape into the wild.

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Scientists at the University of Washington were planning to infect monkeys with a replica of the 1918 pandemic flu virus in an attempt to understand why it was so deadly. Critics were worried that the virus might escape into the wild.

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