Andromeda strain

Andromeda strain
an infectious pathogen that mutates unpredictably into new forms and shows extreme resistance to destruction by conventional means.
[1970-75; after such a pathogen in a novel of the same name (1969) by U.S. author Michael Crichton (born 1942)]

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