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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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"Imperfect" Vaccines May Aid Survival of Ultrahot Viruses

July 30th, 2015

Episode 298 of 599 episodes

Certain vaccines prevent sickness and death, but don't block transmission—meaning they may actually give some viral strains an extra shot at survival. Christopher Intagliata reports

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