Illustration: Perry Tse

Coronavirus vs the human immune system: the brutal microscopic war for survival

  • Deadly ‘dance’ between Sars-CoV-2 and the body’s defences is playing out in thousands of cases the world over, immunologists say
  • ‘The lung is the worst place to have that happen,’ as body’s reaction to infection can become so violent it damages tissue
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Illustration: Perry Tse