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The Human Virome

Diverse viruses can be found commingling with human and bacteria cells in and on people’s bodies. Scientists are just beginning to understand how these viruses help and when they can turn pathogenic.

Eric Delwart

MAN: ISTOCK.COM/ILBUSCA. VIRUSES, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: OPABINIA REGALIS;CHAPMAN, M.S., ROSSMANN, M.G.; MANUEL ALMAGRO RIVAS; BRUCEBLAUS; VOSSMAN; ALL WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

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