3 Minute Egg ( Virus Too! )
Viruses are shape-shifters.
NEW types of viruses with NEW properties can be created when units of the same virus type are mixed together (incest?) or when units of related types are mixed together (serial polygamy?).
So how do you kill a virus?
Poison its replication machinery.
But a virus uses OUR replication machinery!
Go to the head of the class!
How long does it take a virus to replicate?
It takes that long to transfer its entire genome.
It takes CRISPR Gene Editing 40 minutes just to TEST a genome.
A virus is light-years smarter than a beaker boy or his most powerful computer.
Every three minutes is an opportunity to MUTATE by incest or polygamy.
But do viruses mutate? Don’t they just replicate? That’s what I learned in Virus 101.
Maybe you better hassle that out with some former Noble Prize winners.
It takes longer than three minutes to manufacture a vaccine.
The Coronavirus Mafia missed the memo.
By the way, LIGHT is a major activator of viruses.
Let’s take herpes.
It can stay technically dead (a virus IS really sometimes dead) for years, even decades.
Light resurrects many viruses — herpes included.
One trip to the beach or desert, and — BANG! — it’s a herpes blitzkrieg!
Other viruses LOVE LIGHT too, including the “good” ones in our VIROME.
Lucifer viruses don’t just happen to computers!