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Catching Dengue Twice

Posted by Larry F on December 24, 2013, 12:58 pm, in reply to "Re: Dengue - a question"

In answer to the question - Does having Dengue give immunity to catching it again?

Here is a quote from a medical source. "The virus has five different types; infection with one type usually gives lifelong immunity to that type, but only short-term immunity to the others. Subsequent infection with a different type increases the risk of severe complications."

Sounds like you really don't want to catch it a second time.

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