Babies have fewer respiratory infections if they have well-connected bacterial networks

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Microscopic bacteria, which are present in all humans, cluster together and form communities in different parts of the body, such as the gut, lungs, nose and mouth. Now, for the first time, researchers have shown the extent to which these microbial communities are linked to each other across the body, and how these networks are associated with susceptibility to respiratory infections in babies.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190930181010.htm">Science Daily</a>

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