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Some Brain Cells are Better Virus Fighters, Washington University School of Medicine Study  
3/7/2013 7:40:41 AM

Viruses often spread through the brain in patchwork patterns, infecting some cells but missing others. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why. The scientists showed that natural immune defenses that resist viral infection are turned on in some brain cells but switched off in others.
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