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Comparison of Three Whole-cell Pertussis Vaccines in the Baboon Model of Pertussis.

Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the bacterial pathogen Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis rates in the US have escalated since the 1990s and reached a 50-year high of 48,000 cases in 2012. 217 more words


Monkey Play

Two baboons (Papio ursinus) up to a little monkey business atop an anthill in the early morning light. Young baboons enjoy an extraordinary “godfathering” arrangement with males in the troop, mostly their biological fathers. 258 more words


The State of Affairs in November 2015

I am trying to fight against it, but it seems I just have to start every post with a bit of a disclaimer about why I am a horrible blogger. 961 more words


Summary: Phase 4 - Sightseeing and Return Home

We then moved onto our final phase at Victoria Falls, which I have to say is an incredible sight; none of the photos do it justice. 409 more words

Baboon response

Dear Jeanette and similarly minded folks,

I have spent days considering whether or not to respond to Jeanette’s letter. Nothing I say will make any difference to her or you. 1,293 more words


Victoria Falls

Location: Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Today was perhaps the busiest tour day we’ve have in all of our travels together. We woke up at around 7:15, got breakfast, then hit the road to get an early start on seeing Victoria Falls. 1,028 more words


If you had a bad day

And you’re taking one down
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
You say you don’t know
You tell me don’t lie… 625 more words