What is a virus and is it alive?
- Facts about viruses, for example
- A virus is a microscopic infectious agent
- Debate continues on whether they are alive or not
A virus is a microscopic infectious agent
There is a huge debate about viruses
Are they alive?
Prof A says...Yes!
Have genetic material
Can evolve their genetic makeup
Reproduce using host cells
Prof B says... No!
Not made of cells
Do not grow or undergo division
Cannot reproduce on their own
Do not ...
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