VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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  1. What does the word “attenuated” mean?1
  2. Only B cells can become memory cells.1
  3. Polio’s genome has been completely mapped out, down to every last rung of its RNA.1
  4. Sabin knew exactly how his vaccine worked.1
  5. Only guanine rungs can be mimicked by anti-viral analogue medicines.1
  6. Which researcher used chemicals to damage the polio virus?1
  7. How can viruses become resistant to anti-viral medicines?1
  8. Sabin’s attenuated polio vaccine could still infect intestinal cells.1
  9. Immune cells must have whole virus capsids in order to make antibodies.1
  10. Only immune system cells have MHC-2 receptors.1
  11. There are still some viruses for which we have neither vaccine nor anti-viral medicine.1
  12. What is the purpose of an adjuvant?1
  13. There is just one type of influezna vaccine.1
  14. The goal of an anti-viral medicine is to block or break a viral part without harming the body cell.1
  15. Which one is true of Acyclovir?1
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