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A Tame Virus Runs Amok

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Science  08 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5830, pp. 1418-1419
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5830.1418

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Summary

The massive response that saved a child from a rare infection demonstrated the strength of U.S. medicine--and the vulnerability of U.S. biodefenses.