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A Walk Through the Mind

Jun 24, 2021

In 1977, a newspaper article suggested that the CIA released African Swine Flu (ASF) in Cuba to fight against Castro. At the begining of the Covid pandemic, a few nations felt the need to point their finger at the USA for doing that again. Through the means of animal testing, we also know that ferrets can catch and spread Covid-19 just as fast as humans. With the two seperate diseases, could we have shared notes on the virulency of the diseases to prevent more problems? Could countries go so far as creating something so deadly? What are we doing about potential future pandemics?


CIA Link to Cuban Pig Virus Reported,” reprinted from Newsday in San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 10, 1977.

Classical Swine Fever in a Cuban Zone Intended for Eradication: Spatiotemporal Clustering and Risk Factors

The SARS-CoV ferret model in an infection–challenge study:


Science Vs podcast


MN University Swine Podcast:


C-SPAN Washington Today (Podcast) Episodes:

Mona Charen clip:

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Fauci Clip:

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