Why the Coronavirus Has Been So Successful
SCIENCE · HEALTH
March 20, 20209 min read, 1706 words

Why the Coronavirus Has Been So SuccessfulWhy the Coronavirus Has Been So Successful

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Published: March 20, 2020  |  9 min read, 1706 words
One of the few mercies during this crisis is that, by their nature, individual coronaviruses are easily destroyed. Each virus particle consists of a small set of genes, enclosed by a sphere of fatty lipid molecules, and because lipid shells are easily torn apart by soap, 20 secon...
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March 22, 2020
Seems credible from a non-scientific POV, but also engages in a fair amount of speculation for which there is no real way to verify what is of actual concern & what is fearmongering. Overall rating this as credible but not sure what to take away from this other than "things could be really bad"
March 22, 2020
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March 21, 2020
This writing was a tall glass of water compared to the sea of hysteria. Calm and informational with links and direct quote woven into the article made for an excellent read. Would recommend an extra source or two for completeness.
March 21, 2020
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March 22, 2020
Good sources, just in depth enough to cover the relevant material without jargon, and no plainly apparent bias. Good.
March 22, 2020
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March 21, 2020
Great context here, touching on everything from how this virus might have mutated into existence, how the likely host was a bat, how warming weather might not help slow down the spread, and what we know so far about coronaviruses in general. Very good read.
March 21, 2020
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