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A review of vaccine efforts against SARS-CoV-2
The Journal of Virology published a review by Moore and Klasse that summarizes the herculean efforts...
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What does being immune to an infectious disease mean?
There is a ton of talk, justifiably so, about developing immunity to SARS-CoV-2, and whether is it long-lasting?...
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Latest News on COVID-19
Hydroxychloroquine The NIH halted trials of hydroxychloroquine. While the drug did not show significant...
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A chapter on COVID-19
In one of the microbiology courses that I teach, my students will be learning about SARS-CoV-2 (the virus...
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COVID-19
All of humanity is rightfully concerned about the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Popular...
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Immune Response to Bacterial Infection with S. pyogenes.

Figure 16.12. Immune Response to Bacterial Infection with S. pyogenes.. Examples of the range of immune defenses against a bacterial pathogen include antibodies and phagocytes that capture and kill the invading microbe. Most of the destruction occurs in the extracellular fluid.