Are Viruses Alive?
Are viruses alive?
The question of whether viruses are living or not always provokes lively discussion. Here is an informal poll of blog’s readers on this issue. Leave a comment.
After 3 months, the results of 50 votes are as follows:
Answer / Votes / Percent
- No / 27 / 54%
- They are something in-between / 16 / 32%
- Yes / 6 / 12%
- I don’t know / 1 / 2%
The majority voted No, viruses are not alive, as it was somehow expected.