San Francisco's 'Bioterrorists': Libyan Livestock · by John Wildermuth | Jul 2, 2019
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that the epidemic that swept across San Francisco counties last month is a rare, mutated strain of the Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), a viral zoonosis most commonly observed in domesticated animals such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels. While its sudden emergence in California remains unclear, it is currently suspected to have originated from illegal imports of RVFV-infected camel products from Libya—misspelled as 'Libra' in original reports, which gave rise to what has now been widely termed the 'Libra virus.'
True Believers face harsh public criticism for alleged involvement in City Hall attack · by Daniel Montes | Jun 28, 2019
After the release of statements by London Breed, citing the recent City Hall fiasco as a “prank that went grievously wrong,” public scrutiny has turned to the ‘True Believers,’ an international collective of creatives whose recent antics in the Bay Area had previously been met with support from local residents. Following the allegations on social media, the collective has since come forward to deny any involvement in the attack, posting on Instagram behind-the-scenes images of their latest project in Boston to assure fans that they were no longer in San Francisco at the time of…
Mayor Breed denies connection between Libra virus and the attack on City Hall · by Daniel Montes | Jun 26, 2019
“The attack on City Hall began as a prank. A dangerous and unlawful prank that went grievously wrong, leading to tragic casualties and consequences. Local officials are fully cooperating with the FBI as we continue our investigations, and the city has every intention to prosecute the case to the full extent of the law,” she asserted in a statement this morning. “These criminals saw an opportunity while our city was reeling from an unprecedented infectious epidemic. That is the only connection between the two incidents: Our moment of weakness, and those who would take advantage of it.”