In 1998, Coronavirus was an anomaly in the world of viruses

"That’s part of what got Lai interested in studying the coronavirus, which is made up of 31,000 nucleotides and has the longest known viral RNA genome. “Conventional wisdom would say that having such a large RNA genome wouldn’t work, that the virus would become defective. But


coronavirus seems to have broken all the rules,” he said."





 

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