Infectious allergy – old problem with new challenges
Ishchanka A.U., Gao Z., Shchurok I.N., Aliakhnovich N.S.
Vitebsk State Medical University, Vitebsk, Belarus
Institute of Immunology, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
The issue of infectious allergy has been increasingly relevant in the last few years due to a growing number of patients with asthma or skin rashes associated with viral infection, most prominent cause being COVID-19. Despite the link between viral infection and changes in immune reactivity of the organism being obvious, research on the topic has been scarce. In this publication, we summarize our understanding of the immunological virus-host interaction.