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Let’s review the long-known law of declining virulence which describes how viruses evolve to become less virulent over time as they infect more hosts.
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Episode Time Stamps:
3:15 Viruses mutate as they infect more hosts 3:40 Viruses are intracellular parasites 6:20 The law of Declining Virulence 7:25 RNA Viruses have high mutation rates 9:25 Are vaccines accelerating viral evolution? 11:45 The law of Declining Virulence details 14:05 Mild infections are selected for 16:00 Rising childhood infections are signs of endemicity 18:00 Russian flu pandemic of 1889 21:00 Mass vaccination during a roaring pandemic