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What's innate immunity from?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Natural resistance: Innate immunity refers to the ability of your body, working all the time, to fend off things that might be harmful. It sometimes goes awry and causes auto-immune diseases that are a considerable problem (arthritis, lupus, many others). But we depend on innate immunity to survive in our biologically hostile world.
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