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A dangerous duo of common fungi prompts immune woes

Scanning electron micrograph of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus, made up of fungal threads with fruiting bodies at the tip

People with lung inflammation linked to the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus (pictured) have high levels of immune cells that were stirred into action by one of the body’s resident fungi. Credit: Eye of Science/SPL

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Nature 566, 428 (2019)




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