For those of you interested in the ongoing health crisis, it’s absolutely necessary to understand the biology of the virus.
Feel free to comment and reflect, perhaps on language that clarifies and states precisely the nature of a virus. What you knew and didn’t know and how clear language helps us understand scientific information.
Note this article was not written by a scientist, but by a journalist who writes about science. You could reflect on the genre of science writing/journalism as a reader and as a writer. Notice that this information would be very difficult to communicate in slang.