While the frequent emergence of new influenza strains in Asia is well
documented, and I accept the devastating consequneces of small pox on the New
World as evidence that it was unknown here before the invasion, I thank you for
the correction as to the possible origins of syphilis.

        -Corey Hardin


University of Illinois
Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology,
and Medical Scholars Program
A540 Chem & Life Sciences Lab
Box 35-6
600 S. Matthews
Urbana, IL 61801
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