MERS mystery: Virus found in camels

MERS mystery: Virus found in camels

There are 3 comments on the WGAL-TV Lancaster story from Apr 29, 2014, titled MERS mystery: Virus found in camels. In it, WGAL-TV Lancaster reports that:

Evidence is mounting against camels as leading suspects in a deadly mystery that's claimed more than 100 lives in the Middle East.

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Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Apr 29, 2014
Arabs need to stop having sex with camels or this bug will never be contained.

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#3 Apr 30, 2014
Nothing unusual there.

Camel chasing traditionally carried the death penalty in Arabia right back to the days of Mohammed. Nice to see it get more up to date then having a horde shouting silly names waving swords & throwing rocks at the camel chasers.

As to the above post, it relates in large part to camels carrying syphilis which was initially a disease of mariners returning from Central & South America with lots of loot & a few hitchikers after rumpy pumpy with local native americans prior to return over the Spanish main. How syphilis passed from Human to camel is open to some speculation but the above post is well over 50% probable. In the past also it ALSO carried the death penalty... but in most cases by the camel chaser turning into an icky mess due to absence of penicillin.

have a nice day: Ag
Photo Bomb

Altona, Australia

#4 May 1, 2014
Faith wrote:
Arabs need to stop having sex with camels or this bug will never be contained.
Look at this Arab Soldier F**king a Camel http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NSvhybf9Hk0/TZLVErB...

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