Etiqueta: microbes

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Miasma

The miasmas – a frightening name concealing a solid lack of knowledge – were supposed vapours carrying particles of «corrupted matter» that caused infectious diseases.

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Our microbe self

Apart from a keystone ingredient to a healthy gut, microbiota also seem to communicate with our brains.

The outbreak of all unruly outbreaks

«The time has come to close the book on infectious diseases. We have basically wiped out infection in the United States». These optimistic words were addressed to the United Nations General Assembly in 1966 by William H. Stewart, the Surgeon General of the United States (leading spokesperson on matters of public health).