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Acquiring immunity

Personal hygiene is a very important practice to keep us healthy. Remember what mama used to say (and what you find yourself saying to your little ones now!)… wash your hands and gurgle, clean your room and do the laundry, cook raw foods and boil water, yada yada yada! 450 kata lagi



Completely off-topic, but today I graduated from my BA in Biological Sciences at Oxford University!

It’s been a wonderful 3 years, and I’m really looking forward to next term, where I’ll be staying at Oxford for an MSc in Integrated Immunology


Previously unknown method of tuberculosis infection identified.

One of the world’s most deadly diseases, tuberculosis, primarily a lung disease, infects more than 8 million people and is responsible for 1.5 million deaths each year. 592 kata lagi


the trouble to disprove anti-vaccine arguments

In short, it takes a different (subfield) of science to say out loud that vaccine engineering has plausible scientific grounds with regard on how epitopes on viruses can be used to challenge (some call it  2.935 kata lagi


(Immunology) Dengue virus sero-cross-reactivity drives antibody-dependent enhancement of infection with zika virus

A considerable amount of media coverage has been given to the rise of the Zika virus (ZIKV), notably for its proliferation in Brazil, where the 2016 Summer Olympic games will be held next month. 747 kata lagi

Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett Cancer-Free Following Immunotherapy at UC San Diego Health

Rikki Rockett, drummer for the band Poison, got the best news of his life last week: his cancer is gone. Rockett was diagnosed with oral cancer more than a year ago. 68 kata lagi


What happens in whooping cough, exactly?

What is it?

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a very contagious bacterial disease. Symptoms usually begin with those of the common cold, and proceed to weeks of coughing fits. 615 kata lagi