Here Is A Gallery Of Things That Might Cause The Next Pandemic!

“Over the past two decades, bats have turned out to play host to all kinds of nasty viruses. Some of these can infect people; many, including Ebola and MERS, can be deadly. Most human outbreaks have been small, but the big fear is that a bat virus will mutate in a way that allows it to spread readily between people. This is what happened with SARS, which infected 8000 in almost 40 countries before being contained.”
—That’s the lead-in to a slideshow entitled “Beware bats: Six species to avoid like the plague,” which is pictures of bats. I am hard-pressed to recall something that seems like a more deliberate attempt to get people to avoid clicking on it.#