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Visualizing live bacteria where they exist in the body, says infectious disease specialist Sanjay Jain, will improve diagnosis of tuberculosis and other infectious disorders

A Better Picker-Upper

Haris, a cheerful 7-year-old, wasn’t himself on returning from a family trip. His bounce was missing, said his father, and he’d lost weight he’d put on the previous summer spent in Central India, sampling the home cooking of a doting grand-mother.

 
CMV researcher Ravit Boger, in the lab

Attacking Cytomegalovirus

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Ravit Boger is adamant about attacking cytomegalovirus, or CMV, the most common congenital infection in this country, afflicting around 1 in 150 newborns.

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