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Should Scientists Super-Charge Viruses To Make Them More Contagious?

Should Scientists Super-Charge Viruses To Make Them More Contagious? Re: Scientists Tweak Lab Viruses To Make Them More Contagious.  Some “gain of function” studies explore how a dangerous pathogen might cross species barriers to start an outbreak. They are not without controversy By Emily Willingham on June 14, 2021 “If a virus has already moved from an animal […]

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There are different strains of coronavirus. So what does that mean for a vaccine?

Updated Apr 15, 12:28 PM; Posted Apr 15, 7:00 AM   While doctors say there are different strains of novel coronavirus, for the most part, they aren’t that different. (CDC) By Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com   CLEVELAND, Ohio — While doctors have found different strains of the novel coronavirus, until now doctors have believed they aren’t that different. […]