• Question: What has been the hardest virus you'd had to deal with?

    Asked by anon-250090 to Ricardo on 12 Mar 2020.
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      Ricardo Sanchez answered on 12 Mar 2020:

      I think that would be HIV. Because it is a dangerous virus, we often need to work with “pseudoviruses”. These are virus-like particles that look very much like the real HIV but are safer to work with.