Living with complexity

Using a mix of observation and experimentation, my particular focus has been to ask how viruses kill and, more especially, how our specific (or adaptive) immune response protects us, especially if we’re vaccinated.

In Living with Complexity, Nobel Laureate and self-styled ‘disease detective’ Peter Doherty, author of Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know (OUP, 2013), discusses his life’s work of looking into how viruses evolve and infect humans, and what can be done to resist their ever-present threat.

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