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What Are Viruses Alive

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Viruses are part of our day on day life, they appear everywhere, and could be transferred very easily, either by sexual activity, eating food, and drinking. Some viruses are harmful and some not so much, but the question is, are they an actual living organism? It's a very difficult thing to ask but the answer is no, and science is always there to layout the facts. Over the years scientists have debated whether viruses are alive. Some scientists have argued that viruses are not alive . On the other hand, other scientists say that viruses are life forms and should be classified into its own kingdom. But many scientists have concluded that things must have the seven characteristics of life to be considered an living organism, which are
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