• Question: when does the immune system of a body stop developing? Does it ever?

    Asked by mokhtar to Xiaohan, Ricardo on 12 Mar 2020.
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      Ricardo Sanchez answered on 12 Mar 2020:


      As we get older, the thymus becomes less active and the immune system weakens. However, this process takes years and years. The thymus is a primary lymphoid organ and it is the place where some of our immune cells are created.

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