Wednesday June 10th, 2015 03:07 Science Has Found 43,381 New Viruses Lurking in Sewers

Make sure you’re sitting down for your daily dose of health news: NPR noted that scientists have discovered 43,381 unknown viruses in sewerage water sampled in three cities (Pittsburgh, Barcelona and Addis Ababa). For perspective: science today has classified only about 3,000 known viruses. You can take solace in the fact that about 90 percent only infect bacteria or plants–not humans. But you …

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