SpdrJay: I'm more worried about some lab- created thing being released on purpose than I am about the naturally occurring stuff.
born_yesterday: The naturally-occurring stuff has a pretty good track record. The rising number of cases of resistant TB and the increasing prevalence of MRSA scare me plenty enough. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the worst epidemic of the last century the 1918 flu? The flu. Killed millions, specifically striking the young and healthy with the greatest virulence
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