VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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