The virus is from space… or cats?
Ok, in the news today, we have Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe, of the Cardiff Centre for Astrobiology, who is claiming that the SARS virus came from outer space. Read the article in The Guardian.
Meanwhile, a boffin in Hong Kong, Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, is claiming that SARS comes from civet cats, which are apparently a delicacy in Southern China.
Stay tuned, we’ll keep collecting the theories