VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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  1. There is just one type of influezna vaccine.1
  2. Only guanine rungs can be mimicked by anti-viral analogue medicines.1
  3. Sabin’s attenuated polio vaccine could still infect intestinal cells.1
  4. Which researcher used chemicals to damage the polio virus?1
  5. Sabin knew exactly how his vaccine worked.1
  6. Which one is true of Acyclovir?1
  7. The goal of an anti-viral medicine is to block or break a viral part without harming the body cell.1
  8. Only B cells can become memory cells.1
  9. What does the word “attenuated” mean?1
  10. How can viruses become resistant to anti-viral medicines?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. Polio’s genome has been completely mapped out, down to every last rung of its RNA.1
  14. Only immune system cells have MHC-2 receptors.1
  15. Immune cells must have whole virus capsids in order to make antibodies.1
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