In this activity, students play a card game to explore how two types of immune cells help to fight viral infections.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • explain that different viruses infect different cells to cause disease
  • explain the two main ways the immune system stops viruses from replicating
  • explain the relationship between influenza and the lung, and rotavirus and the gut.

Download the Word file (see link above) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.
    Published 11 November 2010