The public perception is that germs are bad and to be
avoided. Most-about 1% of microorganisms-are not pathogenic. Most
examples of beneficial or benign microorganisms are bacteria. What
about viruses? Are there examples of viruses having a positive
effect? Benign might be difficult to document.
Martin Weiss, Ph.D.
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