Quote Originally Posted by georgie_leech View Post
Keep in mind, the plans were more about building an empty Death Star-y empty shell than a fully operational battlestation.
A Death-Star-like empty shell wouldn't stand up nearly as well to bombardment, though, would it?

I guess this is where the analogy breaks down - the surface proteins are the virus's way in to host cells, and immunity is about preventing and mitigating that rather than just blowing things up.