"The patient is fine," said Dr. Gero Hutter of Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin in Germany. "Today, two years after his transplantation, he is still without any signs of HIV disease and without antiretroviral medication."
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I think the author equates nose picking with eating one's boogers, Mucophagy. I would really like to know why people do THAT.
It's a convenient way to get rid of it. Seriously!