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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Streptococcus_agalactiae.tif
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-08/vu-sih081817.php
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-08/uof-ahf081517.php