virus ?

according to Dr. Joshua Lederberg- "The single biggest human treat to man's dominance on the planet is the virus" . is this true and what does this mean?

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Viruses evolve quickly, have the ability to insert themselves into our genomes, and we have very little defense against them!

  • 1 decade ago

    We humans certainly have defenses against a virus, but it is the ability of a virus to mutate quickly that is the real danger.

  • 1 decade ago

    we have no line of defence against the virus. If we get a global pandemic what with air travel etc. many would drop like flies.

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