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13 Dec 2021

Setting it Straight: Viruses, Vaccines and COVID-19: the naïve immune response

Following infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus in the nose, or vaccination in the upper arm, a large number of lymphocytes (B cells and T cells) from the available pool of circulating white blood cells (WBCs) are recruited into the lymph nodes (LNs) of the head and neck (infection) or into the ipsilateral (same side) axillary LNs of the armpit (#86).