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Now on to the main event! This week I’m digging into a hot topic that has interested many over the last 3 years. Want to take a guess?
If you said, “viruses” you’d be correct!
I’m giving a short primer on viruses and discussing two key areas, visualization and isolation. I think these are critical to understanding whether there is sufficient evidence for the existence of viruses and if so, whether they’d even be capable of causing disease.
By visualization I’m referring to whether or not it is possible to view a virus. Someone recently asked me whether I’d ever seen one so, I thought it would be good to respond to that because it is a critical point.
Did you know that viruses cannot be seen under a standard light microscope? Their size would be too small to see even under the highest magnification. Over the last few years I found out that many people didn’t realize that.
I’ll discuss the implications of that and the only option that we do have available, electron microscopy, which has a lot of issues.
The other area I’m discussing is isolation as this is a big point of contention. What does this actually refer to and why is it important? Check out the video to find out!
Looking ahead, I’m planning to spin this into a discussion about gain of function and lab generated virus-like particles, but I felt it was important to cover this first.
I hope you find the information valuable. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions on this topic or would like me to dig deeper into either of these areas.
Until next time, don’t stop questioning the science!
Thank you and God Bless.
Here is an article I wrote last year about the virus debate:
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A Virus Primer