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  1. Martin Luther was virulently antisemitic and his writings were used by the Nazis to justify their hatred of Jews

  2. Not only are there feral macaque colonies in the United States, one of the ones in (of course) Florida is infected with a particularly virulent strain of Herpes that has a mortality rate of over fifty percent in humans.

  3. The Sweating Sickness, a highly virulent disease that plagued England in the 1400s. The disease was very contagious, and those that caught it often died within hours. To this day, we still don't know exactly what caused it.

  4. After the Greek War of Independence began, the Ottoman reaction was so virulent that the Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church was publicly hanged in Constantinople, and a imam from the city of Smyrna was executed after he refused to issue a fatwa justifying the murder of Christians.

  5. The "curse of the pharaoh" theory in biology—that parasites and diseases that can lie dormant for longer tend to be more virulent—from the theory that some untimely deaths of persons involved in the excavation of King Tut's tomb could have been caused by a long-dormant pathogen

  6. There was a 'British Hitler' in the 20s/30s. Sir Oswald Mosley is a virulent anti-Semitic fascist leader who was on friendly terms with Mussolini. Hitler was a guest of honour at his second wedding that was held in Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels' house.

  7. The term "vaccination" stems from the Latin word "vacca" (cow), tracing back to its origins using the cowpox virus to inoculate against the more-virulent smallpox.

  8. HIV can be divided into two major types, type 1 and type 2. HIV-1 is found in chimps and gorillas living in west Africa while HIV-2 viruses are found in the endangered west African sooty mangabey. HIV-2 viruses are thought to be less virulent and transmissible than HIV-1 M group viruses

  9. Martin Luther (NOT MLK Jr.) was a virulent anti-Semite, and advocated for the burning down of synagogues and Jewish schools.

  10. Samuel Morse, the inventor of the telegraph, was virulently nativist and anti-Catholic, and though a northerner, a defender of slavery.

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Edward VIII (the one who "abdicated for love") was (along with his wife) a virulent nazi sympathizer.

Bacteria can sense the force of the fluid (fluid shear) moving past them. In the small intestine and stomach, fluid is moving quickly. If they can find an alcove in the gut, they bloom. In space, fluid shear is extremely low causing a bloom. This makes them 3 to 7 times more virulent in space.

Back in 2005, US scientists resurrected the spanish flu virus, a highly virulent strain of virus that killed up to 50 million people worldwide.

The extremely virulent bacteria that causes MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcal aureus) infections is now becoming resistant to Vancomycin, one of the last antibiotics to which MRSA strains were reliably susceptible to.

There are more than one configuration of DNA, and that some configurations are directly related to how virulent diseases are in people.

Scientist admit the deadly SARS-mutant viruses spreading like wildfire in Asia RIGHT NOW is much much larger and virulent than publicly announced by the Chinese government. Chinese hiding things AGAIN.

Bats' fierce immune systems drive viruses to higher virulence, making them deadlier in humans. Researchers note that disrupting bat habitat appears to stress the animals and makes them shed even more virus in their saliva, urine and feces that can infect other animals.

the United States is home to several colonies of feral macaques, located in the states of South Carolina and (of course) Florida, as well as Puerto Rico. The Florida macaques are infected with a particularly virulent strain of Herpes.

The armadillo is the only animal other than human that regularly contracts the most virulent form of leprosy (lepromatous leprosy). Through infecting and studying their foot pads, scientists were able to create a vaccine.

Mahatma Gandhi was a creepy, virulent racist who also had an affair with a German Bodybuilder and was a kinky pervert who slept surrounded by naked women.

In 1993 Hillary Clinton's virulent verbal attacks to a Secret Service agent led him to suicide

Sea Stars in the pacific are shedding limbs and then dying from sea star wasting syndrome. At first rising temperatures, oxygen and salinity levels were culprits, and they could still indirectly affect the disease's virulence. In 2014, the main culprit was found--sea star-associated densovirus

Hostility toward Italian immigrants in the 19th century was virulent. The largest mass lynching in U.S. occurred in New Orleans in 1891, when 11 Italian-Americans were hanged. Teddy Roosevelt called the lynchings "a rather good thing" and New York Times said victims were "cowardly Sicilians."

Henry Ford was a virulent anti-Semite, thinking that jazz was a Jewish plot to corrupt the masses and take over the world.

Church reformer Martin Luther was virulently anti-Semitic and wrote several books about how Jewish people ruined the German community.

The 1918 Spanish Flu was so virulent it reduced the life expectancy rate in the U.S. by 12 years, from 51 years of age to 39. Life expectancy had dropped to what it had been fifty years before. The outbreak is estimated to have killed roughly 50 million people worldwide

A bacterial virulence gene in Caterpillars known only as mcf or "Makes Caterpillars Floppy"

The Tillman Act of 1907 was the first legislation in the U.S. prohibiting monetary contribution to national political campaigns by corporations. Senator Benjamin Tillman (D-SC), is described by National Public Radio as a “populist and virulent racist”

bats' fierce immune systems drive viruses to higher virulence, making them deadlier in humans

Prions - the misfolded proteins behind scrapie, mad cow disease, Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease and fatal insomnia - are capable of Darwinian evolution and can develop resistant to drugs and "become more virulent over time"

The oldest genetic proof of malaria was found in King Tutankhamun’s body. He had more than one strain of malaria, indicating that he had multiple infections throughout his life. The strains belonged to the most virulent and deadly form of the disease.

Muhammad Ali was a virulent racist who not only hated white people, but opposed racial mixing.