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The government has confirmed that it is investigating another "probable" leak of the foot and mouth virus from Pirbright, the site at the centre of the summer's outbreak of the disease. There are two facilities on the Pirbright site: one is the government owned and managed Institute for Animal Health, and the other, Merial, a …

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Black Helicopters

Spin

Expect, as last time, lots of noise and finger poining at Merial and then later when the story dies, a burried disclosure that it looks like it's at the government facility..........

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Allegedly...

Allegedly they sent a sample of every known virus through the post and it's gone missing, but that's just speculation....

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Boffin

Hmmm

There is a probable foot and mouth outbreak in my a**e too, just mindless drones that have run out of pencils to shove up their a**ses

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@ Andy Worth

"Allegedly they sent a sample of every known virus through the post and it's gone missing, but that's just speculation...."

Very funny.

Made everyone here laugh.

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Anonymous Coward

How many more

How many more leaks does there have to be from pitbright before they close it down and bring in some independant investigators?? It leaked from a valve, sounds like excuses really. You would not catch something escaping from a valve in the CDC it wouldnt make it out of the building.... are these people storing viral samples inside tupperware ?

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Has someone opened a pharaoh's tomb?

Since Brown took over we've had floods, storms, economic collapse, a run on the banks, plague, pestilence, a meltdown of security and terrorism. It'll be the death of the first born next.

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Coat

no big surprise !

No big surprise , since 2003 the government of Tony Blair and all his ministers combined have suffered from foot in mouth disease anyway !

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Anonymous Coward

Re: opened the pharoah's tomb

Actually ...

http://www.tutankhamunexhibitionlondon.co.uk/

Spooky! Although as I recall the plagues were allegedly brought down by the Christian god (Yaweh, aka God v1.0, from the Old Testament) rather than Egyptian gods - and anyway I don't remember the bit about the bank run in the Bible. :)

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