Daimon P. Simmons MD. PhD., Clinical Pathologist and Associate Medical Director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The innate and adaptive immune system both play a role in protection against respiratory infection
Adaptive immune responses are defined by clonal diversity and clonal expansion
Sterilizing immunity is a difficult goal dependent on microbial neutralization
A complementary white paper will be available to summarize the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection.