Flu virus versus coronavirus

I am reading about the flu pandemic of 1918. It first broke out in the spring, then sort of disappeared, then reappeared in deadly form in the fall. But also from what I understand, the family of coronaviruses mutate much more slowly than flu virus (right?). So I am wondering what the chances are that it could mutate into a more deadly form for the “second wave” scientists expect?


Good question for some of our research types, but I would guess the chance of a more lethal mutation is pretty low, hopefully lower than the chance of a less lethal one. But the way this year is going…

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I’m fully expecting aliens in July.


Maybe they will have a cure.



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At this point, people would probably trust aliens with a cure over a vaccine, which is just sad.

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