America’s biopharmaceutical companies are working to harness the power of the body’s own immune system to fight not only infectious diseases, but cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma. And maybe one day, fight devastating autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.
Here’s how our amazing bodies work:
White cells are an important part of our immune system. These blood cells rush to the body’s defense when infectious disease or other foreign pathogens attack our bodies to prevent illness.