The curse of the wereseal

Okay, ladies, time to fess up. Who fucked the selkie?

A new influenza strain found in New England harbor seals could potentially threaten people as well as wildlife, new research suggests.

“There is a concern that we have a new mammalian-transmissible virus to which humans haven’t been exposed yet. It’s a combination we haven’t seen in disease before,” report editor Dr. Anne Moscona, professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, said in a journal news release.

Mammalian-transmissible. But how ever could a seal virus be transmitted to humans? I fear we all know. There are stranger things, Kinsey, than have been dreamt of in your scientific research….