Immunity is the new buzz word

Our immunity protects us from invading disease-causing pathogenic microorganisms. In current pandemic situation, immunity has become the new buzz word. Immunity is actually a system in human body for protection from infectious disease. It has two component – a less specific or INNATE and a more specific or ADAPTIVE component. Innate Immunity This provides the first line of defence against infection. Here response is rapid (minutes). It is not specific to a particular pathogen. It has no memory and does not confer long-lasting immunity to the host. Adaptive Immunity This provides a specific immune response directed at an invading pathogen. …