Next time you fear the flu, find a frog

Frog slime has properties that could fight off human flu strains. Researchers found that certain peptides excreted by frogs could be used as emergency vaccines when regular ones aren’t available. It’s not a good idea, though, to just go out licking frogs the next time you get the sniffles, as not all the frog slime varieties contain the same helpful peptides.

 

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Next time you fear the flu, find a frog

Frog slime has properties that could fight off human flu strains. Researchers found that certain peptides excreted by frogs could be used as emergency vaccines when regular ones aren’t available. It’s not a good idea, though, to just go out licking frogs the next time you get the sniffles, as not all the frog slime varieties contain the same helpful peptides.

 

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