Scientists have been scrambling to figure out how the body's immune system tackles coronavirus. In just four weeks, researchers at Melbourne's Peter Doherty Institute have an answer.
That is why scientists have been scrambling to find out what coronavirus does to the body.
Now for the first time, researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity understand how humans fight off the virus.
Laboratory head Katherine Kedzierska found people's immune system responded to coronavirus in the same way we try to fight the flu.