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Bee-Hive Glue Makes for Safer Kissing

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Bee-Hive Glue Makes for Safer Kissing

Bee-Hive Glue Makes for Safer Kissing

Bee-Hive Glue Makes for Safer Kissing

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It's Carnival time in Brazil. The celebration may be best known for lots of smooching with strangers. This year, it's safer for Carnival-kissers thanks to a new germ-fighting mouth spray. The name of the spray translates to "kiss." It's made from bee-hive glue.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. It's Carnival time in Brazil, famous for its pageantry and revealing costumes. The celebration may be best known for lots of smooching with strangers. This year, it's safer for Carnival-kissers, thanks to a new germ-fighting mouth spray. It's made from bee-hive glue, a traditional treatment thought to have properties that fight microorganisms and boost the immune system. The name of the spray translates from the Portuguese to kiss. This is MORNING EDITION. $00.00

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