By Lynn R. Mitchell
The Discovery Channel is looking into Ebola (see How Ebola and other viruses mutate):
While experts argue over the likelihood of Ebola mutating to become airborne, the current Ebola virus already has mutated in order to survive. The speed and method of mutation varies from virus to virus. Here’s how it works.
Viruses reproduce through host cells. The virus injects its DNA or RNA into the host cell, enabling it to deliver instructions to the cell to make more viruses. Those viruses spread throughout the organism.
Tonight, Thursday, September 18, at 9:00 on the Discovery Channel … learn more about this alarming disease.