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Vampire bats may seem like a blood problem you may have to deal with. However, you should be worrying about having a stroke!
Here’s how innate immunity works. In your bug body there is a fluid called hemolymph, which is equivalent to human blood. If you’re injured, components in the hemolymph interact with specialized cells in your immune system to clot and form a scab that seals off your wound and prevents infection.