In 2007, Hong Kong researchers warned the “presence of a large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats, together with the culture of eating exotic mammals in southern China, is a time bomb”.
A Navy study showed that washing hands 5 times daily reduced incidence of respiratory infections by 45% over a two year period.
Chinese doctor Jiang Yanyong, who exposed the cover-up of China’s SARS outbreak in 2003, was barred from traveling to the United States to collect a human rights award. He spent several months in custody for his efforts.
A South African doctor tried to create a virus that would only affect black people.