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How Ebola Kills You

How Ebola Kills You

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

One opportunity in the Ebola hysteria is to learn the basics about how the immune system works. There are two basic components of the immune system–humoral immunity and cellular immunity. An excellent analogy is “weapons of mass destruction” vs “Boots on the ground”. When our military goes on the attack, ISIS or the Taliban, for […]

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How Do Viruses Make You Sick?

How Do Viruses Make You Sick?

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

How do viruses make you sick and how does vitamin A make you well? You’ll understand more than most doctors in a little more than three minutes. Viruses don’t actually make you sick. What makes you sick is your immune system response to the sudden release of millions of viral particles from an infected cell […]

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