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    vampires

    Hi,

    What does the "vampire" mean in this sentence?

    Itís more bad news for vampires, but good news for the fight against food-borne illness: a compound in garlic is extremely effective at fighting Campylobacter, bacteria that frequently cause intestinal infections.

    Does it mean the bloodthristy corpse lying in the grave? If so, how to understand this short paragraph?

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    Re: vampires

    What does the "vampire" mean in this sentence?

    Itís more bad news for vampires, but good news for the fight against food-borne illness: a compound in garlic is extremely effective at fighting Campylobacter, bacteria that frequently cause intestinal infections.

    Does it mean the bloodthristy corpse lying in the grave? If so, how to understand this short paragraph?

    In folklore, garlic is supposed to be effective in repelling vampires. I think the paragraph is suggesting that many more people might eat garlic for their health, making them unappealing to vampires and decreasing the number of potential victims.

    not a teacher

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