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Understand the Measles Outbreak with this One Weird Number

15. That’s all you need to know about the measles. OK, that’s not true at all. There's no one weird trick that will give you a flat belly (besides lying face-down on something flat), and there's no one weird number that explains measles epidemiology.

January 31, 2015 — Evelyn Lamb
No Shots for the Octopus, Its Immune System Doesn’t Remember

No Shots for the Octopus, Its Immune System Doesn’t Remember

Flu season is almost upon us, so millions of us are already rolling up our sleeves to get the annual shot. This jab is formulated to introduce our immune system to this year’s circulating strains of the virus so that it will remember how to make the specialized antibodies to fend it off the viral [...]

September 28, 2013 — Katherine Harmon Courage

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