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Oh, god. Now everyone definitely won't stop calling it an epidemic. I mean, seriously, people, it's not Polio.
And since we don't want a pandemic on our hands, government will really be trodding on your freedoms when socialized medicine becomes a way of life here in the US.
Actually, there's some pretty good evidence that a number of so-called "lifestyle" conditions are caused by micro-organisms. In recent history the iconic "lifestyle" condition, ulcers, was proven to be caused, in the main, by helicobacter pylori. There's evidence that schizophrenia has a microbial involvement as well as heart disease. A virus that makes you fat? Why not?
Well, it's not quite as weird as the parasite that makes you like cats.
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