Why Is SARS-CoV-2 So Contagious?

Why Is SARS-CoV-2 So Contagious?

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SARS-CoV-2 is super contagious, and researchers don’t yet know all the reasons why. But by comparing this new virus to the similar one that causes SARS, we’ve found a lot of promising leads that could help us figure out how to beat this thing.

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