How are viruses different from cells?

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How are viruses different from cells?

Virus Infections

You've probably been infected with many different viruses over your life, sometimes without even realizing. Many viruses can cause mild infections, such as the common cold. Others, however, are much more severe, like the Ebola virus that became an epidemic in 2014.

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Viruses differ from cells in a few ways. First, viruses are generally much smaller than most cells, although there are of course a few exceptions. The...

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