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Is the coronavirus evolving to become more like the flu? And what does that mean?

As we navigate the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are starting to see an evolution of the virus, creating some similarities with the seasonal flu. So can we expect this novel coronavirus to become a less deadly seasonal illness?

STAT News reporter Megan Molteni examines that question in her new article, “More uniformly infectious, more treatable, more genetically predictable: How coronavirus is getting closer to flu.” She joins host Jane Clayson to examine the issue.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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