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Posts tagged infectious disease

October 27, 2014


Anthrax bacteria (green) being swallowed by an immune system cell

Anthrax Attacks

Anthrax is an infectious disease caused when spore-forming bacteria enter the body.

July 20, 2010



Achoo! Can You Catch Your Friends’ Emotions?

A psychological study shows how emotions can be spread like infectious disease.

August 1, 2006


fungal infection in bone marrow

Valley Fever

In the Southwestern United States, rattlesnakes and mountain lions aren't the only desert inhabitants to watch out for.

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