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Sat Dec 19, 2020, 08:00 PM

Virus mutation may make it 70% more transmissible...

Boris Johnson says the new covid mutation “may be up to 70 percent more transmissible” than previous versions of the virus. “this is spreading very fast”. Britain tightens lockdowns over virus mutation.

Boris Johnson says the new covid mutation “may be up to 70 percent more transmissible” than previous versions of the virus. “this is spreading very fast”. Britain tightens lockdowns over virus mutation https://t.co/sGBgvmByOj
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BigmanPigman Dec 2020 OP
Chin music Dec 2020 #1
dutch777 Dec 2020 #3
applegrove Dec 2020 #2

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Sat Dec 19, 2020, 08:08 PM

3. Yes, exactly!!! And why was no one talking about the fact that the longer this thing gets to...

...linger in society, the more mutations you allow. Transmissability is one threat, but it could also become more lethal, have more terrible long term side effects etc. Spanish Flu did this and its just rolling dice every day we leave it roaming out there. From an evolutionary standpoint, the virus does best when it infects the maximum number of people for the longest window without killing them, so they can go on and infect more. But like Ebola, it can get deadlier too even though that kills the hosts and limits the spread. We have been playing a very deadly gambling game, Crazy!!!

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Sat Dec 19, 2020, 08:01 PM

2. Like it wasn't frightening enough.

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