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The Amoeba Sisters: Antibiotics, Antivirals, and Vaccines

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Explore the basics of how antibiotics, antivirals, and vaccines work to help the immune system in the fight against pathogens. This episode briefly introduces the lines of defense in the immune system and discusses how vaccines can be important for herd immunity. Part of "The Amoeba Sisters" series.

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Runtime: 9 minutes 28 seconds

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Viewer Comments

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    Clarissa C. (Moscow, ID)
    February 8th, 2021 at 03:43 PM

    Super helpful to make the information relatable and understandable