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These common viruses are showing up at a distinctly uncommon time of year — and sometimes with uncommon virulence among children whose immune systems did not begin building up familiarity with them while the pandemic kept people isolated at home.
AS CORONAVIRUS RECEDES, COLDS AND COMMON VIRUSES ARE BACK — ESPECIALLY AMONG CHILDRENAMY GOLDSTEIN, FENIT NIRAPPILJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With so-called “gain of function” experiments, for instance, scientists genetically manipulate viruses to probe their evolution—sometimes in ways that boost virulence or transmissibility.
DID THE CORONAVIRUS LEAK FROM A LAB? THESE SCIENTISTS SAY WE SHOULDN’T RULE IT OUT.NIALL FIRTHMARCH 18, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Buckley’s editorial declared that the Birch Society had reached “a new level of virulence, a new level of panic.”
LONG BEFORE QANON, RONALD REAGAN AND THE GOP PURGED JOHN BIRCH EXTREMISTS FROM THE PARTYERICK TRICKEYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We know that it almost certainly does not increase virulence, it isn’t a more deadly virus, number one.
DR. FAUCI ON WHEN LIFE WILL RETURN TO ‘NORMAL’ANNA ROTHSCHILDDECEMBER 22, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
By this thinking, if a germ requires a mobile host to spread, its virulence will, of necessity, decline.
WILL THE CORONAVIRUS EVOLVE TO BE LESS DEADLY?WENDY ORENTNOVEMBER 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
At his instigation a persecution of unprecedented virulence raged like an epidemic throughout the empire.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
I drew my sword, and threatened him but he was insensible to his danger; he reviled me, he spat at me with a child's virulence.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The prisoners were freed from confinement; but the result of the trial was, that the virulence of the agitation for repeal abated.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
To add to our misfortunes, the cholera broke out in the fleets in Varna Bay and at Baltschik with extraordinary virulence.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Their conduct is a striking display, not only of the virulence of envy, but of the progress and resentful nature of anger.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
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