Using 'fire to fight fire' to combat disease could make it worse -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Using 'fire to fight fire' to combat disease could make it worse

01/03/2017

Image: Bacteria in a culture dish; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Anna Puhan

Introducing pacifist microbes into a host could make the aggressive pathogen stronger instead of weakening the disease; ©panthermedia.net/Anna Puhan