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"These little guys are ready to infect your collection with some cuteness!" - Tomopop Tomopop


"They had me at chlamydia." - USA TODAY usatoday


"Every one of these is cuter than a bug's ear." - captaintoy


"An adorable collection of plushie infectious diseases and other micro-organisms." - Cnet


"Jim Henson's Muppets made pigs and frogs endearing, and Walt Disney turned a common rodent into a cultural icon. Now, Drew Oliver thinks it's time for bacteria, viruses and other maligned microorganisms to share the love." - The Associated Press Yahoo


"Experiment with these geek-chic finds and embrace your inner nerd!" - buzzdaily


"Slap a little pink bow on a lil' rolly polly egg cell and you, my friend, are very unexpectedly in cute city." - brixton


"They're cute and morbid, cuddly and gory, and very, very educational--all at the same time." - toyspedia


"These giants are absolutely awesome, and I'm cuddling with death tonight." - PC World pcworld


"Toys and art objects based on science classes such as physics and microbiology have become the hottest thing." - The Sydney Morning Herald smh


"These adorable stuffed versions of nasty disease-causing microbes aren't just for medical professionals." - WIRED wired


"A bizarre range of soft toys which look like bacteria and viruses have become popular with students, health care workers and children... So, if you're looking for a Christmas present for the friend who has everything... give them Herpes!" - The Telegraph telegraph


"Infectiously cute new products make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts." - PR Newswire prnewswire


"You have to love that infectious enthusiasm." - Newsweek newsweek


"They are so darn cute!" - shescribes


"Fancy cuddling up to some syphilis at night?" - METRO metro


"They are found around the world and the tagging explaining the illness, pathogen or organism has been translated into over 8 languages for use in public awareness in North America and Europe." - Wikipedia wiki

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