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Some coronavirus experts have suggested that on reinfection the covid-19 germ will stay in the upper airway, causing sniffles, rather than penetrating the lungs to cause pneumonia.
A world of germs is vying to invade your body and make you sick.
Among such immune people, a germ now has a hard time finding a new host.
Without masks, people sick with the new coronavirus can likely spread the germs even without coughing or sneezing.
Scientists might also use this information to learn how such germs keep their hosts — us — healthy.
That germ has since become part of the group of flu viruses that move through human populations each year.
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A germ flies from a stagnant pool, and the laughing child, its mother's darling, dies dreadfully of diphtheria.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Mr. William Aird, the germ-proof man, has been giving demonstrations in London.
It is reported that last week a germ snapped at him and broke off two of its teeth.

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