What Makes a Virus, Virus?
Two of its exceptional abilities
In biology, there is this one entity that strangles itself in the border of living and non-living. It neither characterizes itself as living nor sits in the coffin.
A living system demands the ability to interchange gases, metabolize, and reproduce. Living beings adapt and interact with the environment. They function in close bounds inside a basic structure called cells.
All these criteria rule out a virus.