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    Paul Ewald: Virally Minded

    Biologist Ewald researches the link between infections and cancers, hypothesizing that, as in cervical and liver cancer, there’s a causal link between viruses and other forms of the deadly disease. His radical hypothesis: Simply preventing the spread of viral infection could lead to a lasting cure.

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    Just because Paul Ewald wants to prevent the spread of viruses, doesn’t mean that scientists shouldn’t be looking for more. His book Plague Time: The New Germ Theory of Disease attempts to explain the poorly understood relationship between germs and chronic afflictions.

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    Published on Oct 13, 2010

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