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The Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2

An Introduction to the immune system At any given point in time, the invaders of our body include viruses, bacteria, fungi, worms, and many other organisms. The immune system prevents pathogens from getting too comfortable inside us and mounts a… Continue Reading →

Zoonosis and its implications

What are zoonotic diseases? COronaVIrus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is called a zoonotic disease because the virus that causes it – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome COronaVirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – originally infected animals such as bats or pangolins. The virus jumped from one… Continue Reading →

Viruses and their origins

Viruses are acellular infectious particles minimally made up of a core of genetic material (DNA or RNA) protected by one or more proteins. SARS-Cov-2 is a virus that causes CoViD-19, the pandemic disease that has taken over our lives in… Continue Reading →

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