VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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