CDC Reports First U.S. Case of Human-to-Human Transmission of 2019 Novel (Wuhan) Coronavirus

On January 19, 2020, an initial reported outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus manifested in the city of Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province of China. Unfortunately, upwards of ten thousand cases of infection have been reported, with the death toll eclipsing 200, as of January 30, 2020. As fears began to swell regarding... Continue Reading →

Immunology Series – Part 1: What Actually is Immunology?

Immunology. Say it with me: Imm-yuh-nah-lah-gee. Excellent! Now, let's discuss what this weird-looking word means, and why it is important to us. Immunology literally means the study ('-ology') of the immune system ('immuno-'). Wherever you see that '-ology' suffix, understand that you're dealing with the study of something. When it comes to immunology, there are... Continue Reading →

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