The Two Viruses That We’ve Had For Millions of Years

Season 3 Episode 7 | 9m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

There’s one kind of herpesvirus that’s specific to one species of primate, and each virus split off from the herpesvirus family tree when the primate split off from its own tree. But of course, humans are a special kind of primate.

Aired: 05/28/20

Rating: NR


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