Viruses

How Do Vaccines Kill Viruses?

How Do Vaccines Kill Viruses?

This is a very important question, especially now, as scientists all around the world are working hard to develop a vaccine to protect us against the coronavirus. Actually, scientists are trying to find vaccines for many different diseases. To understand how vaccines are made, we first need to understand how…

Five Techniques We’re Using to Uncover the Secrets of Viruses

Five Techniques We’re Using to Uncover the Secrets of Viruses

Viruses are often termed “the invisible enemy”. They aren’t visible with the naked eye, or even by using a standard optical microscope. So how do we know they exist or what they look like? There are biochemical methods, such as the ones used to confirm COVID-19 infection, that look for…