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Scientists have discovered a bacteria ‘alarm clock’ that wakes dormant Salmonella in the body, allowing the bug to trigger a repeat infection. The researchers, from Imperial College London, say the ‘alarm clock’ is shared among different types of bacteria—including Salmonella and E. coli. The findings may explain why some people suffer repeated bouts of infections—for instance ear or urinary tract infections—despite taking antibiotics. The team... Read More | Comment