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She is keeping her children home because their father does not have a spleen, which makes him more vulnerable to the virus.
KIDS ARE RETURNING TO CLASSROOMS. BUT WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THOSE WHO STAY AT HOME?HANNAH NATANSON, DONNA ST. GEORGEAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ve seen the abuses, heard all the excuses, And don’t care if you vent your spleen.
STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1424: WE BEE BACK — A NEOLOGISM CONTESTPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’s some evidence that SARS-CoV-2 can interfere with immune processes in the lymph nodes and spleen in ways that might prevent the immune system from “remembering” the virus if it sees it again.
ALREADY HAD COVID-19? YOU STILL NEED A VACCINE.KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Once inside a cell, the parasite produces proteins that dock on the cell’s exterior and make it stick to blood vessels so that it won’t be carried to the spleen, where it would otherwise get removed from the body.
HOW MALARIA PARASITES HIDE FROM THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEMERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Back in the 90s, scientists found that pinching this spot can activate nerves that lead to the spleen, which produces immune cells and is a major regulator of inflammation.
WE NEED NEW, SAFER WAYS TO TREAT PAIN. COULD ELECTROACUPUNCTURE BE ONE?SHELLY FANAUGUST 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Large mononuclear leukocytes probably originate in the bone-marrow or spleen.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Would you mind telling me what made you so confident that the spleen had nothing to do with the complication?
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
And really when one hath the Spleen, every thing is to be excusd by a Friend.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
If they could make all the pleasures of life into one cordial they would swallow it at a draught in a fit of sentimental spleen.
LEONORAMARIA EDGEWORTH
There was the surly old curmudgeon in whom the author vents his spleen, and who draws up eccentric wills.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
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