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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 →

The evolutionary history of coronaviruses

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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 →

The race for coronavirus vaccines: a graphical guide

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What do you do if some- one in your household falls sick?

by Indian Scientists’ Response to CoViD-19 A majority of COVID19 cases involve a cough and fever, much like a flu. If someone in your family shows these symptoms, they could be a COVID19 case. Individuals who are normally in good… Continue Reading →

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