2020-06-01 11:58:11

The Extraordinary New Science Of The Immune System



Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Matt Richtel.

Americans have been delving deep into the science of viruses and our own biological defenses during the extraordinary coronavirus lockdowns.

Sonali discusses antibody responses, vaccine development, and health statistics on social media, attempting to grasp what is plaguing humanity and how to fight it. A timely new book explores the human immune system in lay person terms. It’s author Matt Richtel now joins Sonali.

Matt Richtel, Pulitzer Prize Winning reporter at the New York Times and author of the bestselling book, A Deadly Wandering. He joins me to discuss his latest book, “An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System.”

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