As we age, immunization response deteriorates from the outside

As we age, immunization response deteriorates from the outside ...

A new study byJanko Nikolich-Zugich, the MD, is proving that lymph nodes are crucial for maintaining and revising the immune response during infection, but they age at different rates. This is particularly likely to cause a lower immune response to vaccinations delivered through the skin in older adults.

The immune systems army

Broken barracks

Implications for vaccination and intervention

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