In a message dated 3/21/01 8:55:03 AM, email@example.com writes:
>As its a single-strand genome, it should not be compared with influenza
>which is a multi-strand genome. Influenza gets its variance through
>recombination. FMDV must get its variance through sloppy replication.
Yes; I was being casual in my analogy. Hoof and mouth, however, *does*
vary enough to frequently escape immune surveillance. A common cold
analogy would be more precise.
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