X-Message-Number: 17862
From: "John de Rivaz" <>
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Subject: Re: heart disease
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 16:17:34 -0000

> Message #17858
> Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 12:17:50 +1100
> From: Damien Broderick <>
> Subject: heart disease
> I think it's all too possible that some cardiac disease is viral, and that
> hanging around sick and dying patients might expose their doctors to
> increased risk of early death. This is a horrid thought for heart
> specialists, but perhaps a hopeful one in the long run, if we could chase
> down such an infectious agent and learn to immunize against it.

This is something that concerns me too. It is possible that diseases like
colds, flu and gastro-enteritis that people freely and willingly pass
between each other have more serious side effects that may not appear for
years afterwards.

Sincerely, John de Rivaz:      http://www.deRivaz.com
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