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Could we end disease?

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Yes - look at how far medical research has come in the last 100 years...surely anything is possible?!

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No - the risks from 'superbugs', climate change etc will likely be too unpredictable to address in time.

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Maybe - but for now, it might be more useful to think about how best to protect ourselves from disease.

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Depends how you define 'cure' - for some mental health conditions, it's about managing symptoms rather than recovering fully.

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  • orangmo
    If we do have microbiomes (e.g. in our gut) then there will always be microorganisms in nature, which will evolve to become pathogenic.
    6 Apr 2022
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  • mjavle
    i believe that disease will continue to evolve (just like each covid variant) but as a world we need to learn how to manage disease.
    9 Feb 2022
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  • judah
    Even if we're vaccinated against diseases caused by all the familiar pathogens, microorganisms that are yet to be discovered could harm us.
    2 Nov 2021
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  • mysticbutterfly098
    Disease cant be completely wiped out; The cures for such diseases will gradually be discovered, but others will keep popping up by that time
    3 Oct 2021
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  • harik
    The ethics... Genetic engineering is already controversial
    5 Mar 2021
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  • savannahjasmine
    with tthe right research
    19 Feb 2021
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  • jeffthepotato4life
    I think that not all diseases can be cured but some can.Treatment is becoming better but I don’t think illness can be completely wiped out
    1 Nov 2020
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