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Virus That Strengthens, Not Weakens, Immune System

Written by Nadia Whitehead,UA College of Medicine

Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may boost the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers.

Our immune system is at its peak when we’re young, but after a certain age, it declines and it becomes more difficult for our bodies to fight off new infections. Read more.

Published July 5, 2018 by UA News – University of Arizona


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