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Plasma contains antibodies that people have built against the pathogen.
The spread of this type of vaccine would be limited, but in Nuismer and Bull’s models, transferable vaccines could achieve high enough levels of immunization to potentially eradicate pathogens in wild populations.
Unlike the pathogens the T-cells are used to hunting, tumor cells are not that dissimilar to the body’s other cells and often share many antigens.
That genetic trait is their Achilles’ heel, and that pathogen is the one thing that can take advantage of it.
These observations, however, might not apply to the novel pathogen.
Clots can also trap pathogens, preventing them from invading tissues and traveling throughout the body.
It involves isolating genetic material from survivors and injecting it directly into others, lending them protection against the pathogen.
In the brain, pericytes help maintain the blood-brain barrier, which is designed to keep pathogens out.
Both responses are evolutionarily designed to defend against and prevent the spread of pathogens.
Now they consist of thousands of processors performing massively parallel processing in which many calculations, such as testing the potential of drugs to dock with a pathogen or cell’s proteins, are performed at the same time.

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