What you'll learn

  • How viruses invade and replicate within host cells
  • How the immune system responds to viruses
  • The ways different types of vaccines stimulate a strong antibody response to viral threats

Course description

As evidenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses present a significant threat to human health. Our immune systems respond to and protect against these threats, but it takes time to generate these responses. Vaccines are an important way that we can stimulate immune responses and prevent serious disease.

In this curated selection of videos and interactive materials from the HMX Pro course on Vaccines and Viral Immunology, you’ll learn about how the body responds to viruses and the role vaccines can play in safely generating a protective immune response.

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