'Sluggish' immune response may explain more severe COVID-19

Medical workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) tend to a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, in New Delhi, India July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2ZUH9UU2EL

Immune cells are vital in protecting us from a plethora of diseases. Image: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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