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Test your poison ivy knowledge before the plant ruins your summer

( CNN) It was a close encounter in 2012 that attained microbiologist John Jelesko take an interest in poison ivy. “Within 48 hours, I had your classic case of poison ivy on my limb. And as a scientist, I mentioned, ‘This is interesting, how bad can it be? I’ll just leave this untreated, ‘” he recollected, sheepishly. “In about 2 week, I had learned just how uncomfortable poison ivy rash could be.” Wash with soap and water within a few hours. This tends to prevent an outbreak in most people.…

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