Re: virus: Urban Legends

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 23 Mar 1997 12:55:57 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 22 Mar 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> At 12:16 PM 22/03/97 -0800, Tim Rhodes wrote:
> >The creepy part is that I heard this one from a friend that works for the
> >FAA. She received an offical Governmental Travel Warning about this.
> >Apparently its happened more than once and the victom wakes up in the tub
> >with an I.V. attatched and a note taped to his chest that reads, "DON"T
> >PANIC. Call 911."
> It is interesting how this added bit ("FAA", "official Govermental",
> more details) seems to lend the story more credibility thus enhancing
> its virility.

Something to remeber as we construct novel viruses, yes?

-Prof. Tim