The TWiM team reveals that spread of plague was likely by human ectoparasites, not rats, and deconstruct a durable, broadly protective protein nanoparticle influenza virus vaccine.
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- Ectoparasites and plague (PNAS)
- SIR model for spread of disease (MAA)
- Protein nanoparticle flu vaccines (Nat Commun)
- Food washing (USDA)
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