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Transcriptomic responses of bat cells to European bat lyssavirus 1 infection under conditions simulating euthermia and hibernation

Harazin et al. explore bat cell immune responses to viral infection during hibernation, revealing potential mechanisms contributing to virus tolerance and the role of bats as reservoirs for zoonotic viruses

Patients with indolent lymphomas are at high risk of infections: experience from a German outpatient clinic

This study by Lutz et al. reveals higher infection risk in lymphoma patients emphasizing the importance of regular immune monitoring for early detection and potential treatment interventions

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BMC Immunology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in molecular, cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of the immune system as well as clinical studies and animal models of human diseases.  

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