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Ebola Virus explained

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Antibiotics work against viruses

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Got your attention, eh? This page discusses why so many people believe that antibiotics kill viruses, and what you can do about that myth. Actually, it's not even a myth ... antibiotics DO work against viruses. The problem is that the word "antibiotics" is redefined by some to be a synonym of "antibacterial." Search Google for the definition of "antibiotic" if you doubt me (which you should, because you're a scientist and/or educator). Page also has handy graphics you can download in case you are lecturing on the topic for Antibiotic [sic] Awareness Week, Nov 18 - 24, 2013.
 
 

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