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Herd immunity alone isn’t enough to save us. Why a vaccine is critical

FiveThirtyEight | 
[G]etting to herd immunity without a vaccine isn’t as simple as the idea itself. A number of variables can affect ...
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‘Perfect storm’: Why the coronavirus shut the world down, when SARS, Ebola and swine flu didn’t

FiveThirtyEight | 
In the past two decades, the world battled Ebola, SARS and more than one major flu outbreak. Those left tragedies ...

Genetic engineering could fix deadly banana virus

Motherboard | 
You might be glad you stored those 18 black bananas in your freezer ("in case you want to make muffins"), ...
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