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Microbiologists and plant scientists find secret to tackling cholera


June 25, 2018

While cholera rages across many regions of the world, a team of microbiologists and plant scientists has pinpointed a genetic weakness in the pandemic's armor, which could lead to future treatments. Full Story

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Michigan State University

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