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Garden ant workers interacting with one another. (c) Roland Ferrigato and Sina Metzler, IST Austria.

Ants perform risk-averse sanitary care of infectious nest mates

Ants care for their debilitated home-mates in various ways, contingent upon their own resistant status. When they themselves are defenseless to unsafe superinfections, they...