November 23, 2004
Viral Violence
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What thoughts go through the hemagglutinin and neuraminidase structures of these nasty little bugs as they fine-tune their genetic programs for the next assault upon humankind? This one's strategy seems to be to rapidly empty the entire GI tract. So now what? Did it gain some reproductive advantage by doing so? Or does it just enjoy the ride?
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