From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-04-10 22:48:00 UTC
Subject: Re: ECE
Edward Lipinski wrote:
>Your posting on ECE not acting like a highly transmissable 'virus' is
>certainly a wake-up call to all of us who have blankly accepted the
>supposition that the infective agent is a transmissable 'virus', or is
>indeed a 'virus'.
>It is from experiences similar to yours that we should perhaps more
>closely examine the publications that claim to have definitively
>identified the ECE agent as most recently claimed.
Just last month (the month before if my memory is suffering)
EXTENSIVE and detailed information on this CORONAVIRUS were detailed
by Dr. Bruce Williams. the causing organism IS known and has been
confirmed by knowledgeable researchers at respected institutions.
Ferrets which are very young can be silent carriers; that has long been known.
Ferrets which have been earlier infected usually are immune, this
includes ones infected as kits, an age period in which the disease is
Ferrets can have long term effects from such complications including
intestinal damage which causes malabsorption of nutrients. If severe
enough this can prove fatal.
Those who wish to learn more would be well served by using the search
feature and reading all of Bruce Williams' posts on ECE.