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B-cells and humeral immunity

First phase of the immune response is the cloning of T-cells. To allow them to build up their
numbers
T-cells produce factors that stimulate the B-cells to divide
B cells are responsible for the next stage in the immune response
This is called the humeral response.…

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Antigens that the virus is made out of and those that produce the antigens are constantly
changing.
This is known as antigenic variability
This leads to the primary immune response
Body reacts as if it is a new infection
And so we get ill.

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