Will lockdown lead to a fitter coronavirus?

Do control measures force viruses to evolve greater virulence?
19 April 2020
Presented by Chris Smith with Kieno Kammies, 567 CapeTalk. 
Production by Chris Smith.


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This week, are we breeding a fitter coronavirus? Lockdown measures suppress spread, but do they select for a virus with superior spreading power? Also, what are the half-moon shapes in finger and toenails? Do facemasks protect wearers, or third parties from viral infections? And how should I clean my shopping to keep coronavirus out of my home? Join Dr Chris Smith and 567 CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies for the answers...


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