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Japanese hospital takes fight to flu via 'Mouth of Truth'

National Oct 30, 2018

Japanese hospital takes fight to flu via 'Mouth of Truth'

With the arrival of flu season, Osaka University Hospital on Tuesday introduced a unique way to keep the virus at bay, deploying a hand sanitizer dispenser in the shape of a famous Roman sculpture. Playing on the legend of the ancient marble "Bocca della Verita" ...

The flu vaccine: A high-stakes gamble

World / Science & Health Mar 9, 2018

The flu vaccine: A high-stakes gamble

It is a high-stakes gamble with thousands of human lives on the line. Yet twice a year, every year, the U.N.'s World Health Organization (WHO) bets on the flu — which virus types are likely to dominate in the coming season? On this basis, a ...