Saving Our Bacon: Immunology Lessons from the Red Queen

"You have to run faster and faster just to stay in the same place!"
The Red Queen to Alice, from Alice in Wonderland

The "Red Queen effect" is a metaphor used by biologists to describe the effect of coevolution, in which pathogens and the immune system are in a continuous race against each other to survive. By Kent W Deitemeyer

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