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ChinesePod Today: First-Ever Genetically Modified Virus Treatment Saves British Teen (simp. characters)

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Learn Chinese with ChinesePod News (May 10, 2019)

British teenager Isabelle Holdaway has recovered from a life-threatening infection after receiving the world’s first treatment based on genetically modified viruses. Phages, the bacteria-killing viruses used in the case, are gaining attention for their potential applications in combating drug-resistant superbugs.

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抗药性 drug-resistant
感染 infection
堵塞 to clog
存活率 survival rate

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