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Curious Kids: how does a virus stop? – The Conversation AU

Lots of viruses have disappeared before. But experts think COVID will stay with us for a long time to come.



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How does a virus stop? Angela Gaganis, year 1, Adelaide
Theres a scene in the movie Wreck It Ralph where Sergeant Calhoun describes some of the bad guys, called Cy-Bugs.
Calhoun says Cy-Bugs are like a virus All they know is eat, kill, multiply. She goes on to say viruses do not stop!
Well, do they? Its a great question, Angela.
It can be confusing when some people, like the president of the United States, say this new COVID virus will go away on its own.
The short answer is that while some viruses…

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