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Unformatted text preview: virulence. Virulence is how much damage the disease does to a population. Scientists have determined the cholera is evolving quicker than they thought due to the same factors that drive pathogens. The factors are social, economic, and medical trends of the area. This theory the trade-off theory has been proven to throw other ideas of evolution out the window. It shows that other models are too simple and too focused on parasite trade-offs and they will not come to grips with virulence evolution. It shows that we need better methods of getting data. This way we can make a better conclusion from our experiments. These are the basic concepts of why we need to improve our information gathering skills and our calculation skills as well. Times are changing around us and we are standing still while it does. We need to move on with the times and make the world of tomorrow a better place....
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