Healthy humans carry viruses too!

September 17, 2014 1:31 PM

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Healthy humans carry viruses too!

Washington: The same viruses that make us sick can take up residence in and on the human body without provoking a sneeze, cough or other troublesome symptoms, according to a new study.

In fact, healthy individuals carry about five types of viruses on their bodies, on average, researchers have found. While everyone is familiar with the idea that a normal bacterial flora exists in the body, scientists have wondered whether there is a viral counterpart. In 102 healthy young adults ag...

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