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Nature reports on UB research showing how S. pneumoniae turns into a bad actor in humans

Published August 9, 2013

Nature reported on recent UB research about how colonies of Streptococcus pneumoniae can live harmlessly for months in the nose and throats of humans and then suddenly become dangerous to human health when exposed to flu virus.

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http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v500/n7461/full/500124b.html

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