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Herd immunity

Herd immunity

(Science: immunology) resistance of a group to a pathogen due to immunity of a large proportion of the group to that pathogen.

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Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... the ones most suited to natural conditions, survive. For example, in a herd of deer under threat from predators, those individuals that can run ... biologists as a "useful mutation." They say that the partial immunity to malaria by those with the illness is a "gift" of evolution. ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
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