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why are RNA viruses much more deadly than DNA viruses?

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Biology is out of my field but here are some links on RNA & DNA viruses:

1. http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/V/Viruses.html

2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA_virus (DNA)

3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RNA_virus (RNA)

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