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The world’s most successful vaccinations against measles, polio, tetanus and small pox generally work in the same way.
Their columns keep returning to a gloomy pox-on-both-your-houses conclusion.
Usually, inoculated patients became slightly ill, broke out in a few, smallish pox, and recovered quickly, immune to the disease for the rest of their lives.
Beginning to think that’s going to be a pox on the talented lad.
Fowl pox threatens the world’s 19 billion chickens.
The new state rules also require some additional vaccinations for polio and meningitis, in addition to those already required for tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and children pox.
But just below the game’s (incredibly flatulent) surface lies the true spirit of South Park, a pox-on-all-your-houses mentality in which the things people hold dearest are the things that must be satirized mercilessly.
Engineering pox viruses, such as vaccinia, could help create new vaccines and cancer therapies.
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