In this section, you’ll find my posts written about the immune system’s response to alien (foreign) things like viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Usually these foreigners are no match for our immune systems. But every once in a while, the aliens win.
- Shoo Flu–How does the influenza vaccine work?
- The confused immune system, asthma, and EV-D68–A respiratory virus endangers people with asthma.
- Hijacked by Ebola–Here I discuss how this deadly virus infects the early responders of the immune system and wreak havoc.