I'm sorry, I may have missed something, but the mechanism behind an effective vaccine is still unclear to me, since infection with F. tularensis does not confer protection. How would a vaccine work?
Katy Bosio replies:
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The TWiVites present an all-ebolavirus episode, tackling virology, epidemiology, and approaches to prevention and cure that are in the pipeline.
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Nervous in San Diego writes:
Dear Professors of TWiM,
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