A World of Viruses
Discover how viruses, the smallest of all microbes, can take control of the cellular machinery of another living thing through the online exhibit "A World of Viruses." Explore key Harvard-based research, informative videos and helpful animations about viruses to get a better understanding of how they behave in the world.
At this present time, society is coping with a pandemic caused by the infiltration of the airborne virus, COVID-19. In fact, viruses are ever present on Earth, occupying nearly all organisms and found in practically every type of habitat. They are also ancient, predating some of the earliest forms of life. Learn about both positive and negative repercussions of virus behavior on the planet and in human bodies in this virtual exhibit.