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How to: boost resistance to tuberculosis

Most kiddies receive the very effective Bacille Calmette-GuĂ©rin (BCG) vaccine against tuberculosis during childhood, but as they grow up, the protection afforded by this vaccine wanes. Since cases of adult TB are on the rise, receiving an immune upgrade would … Continue reading

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