25/11/2009

H1N1 Re-infections Raise Pandemic Concerns. -- (Recombinomics)

 

"It was swine flu both times," Parsons said................

Thus, the increased viral load could overcome the weak immune-response and re-infect those infected earlier, leading to a second wave. However, the higher viral load leads to more serious infections, especially for these not infected in the first wave.  Consequently more previously health young adults develop more serious symptoms, leading to an increase in hospitalizations and deaths.  The higher viral load, especially when combined with receptor binding domain changes such as D225G can lead to the type of cases seen in Ukraine, where a high percentage of young adults develop infections that destroy both lungs in a matter of  a few days.........

H1N1 Re-infections Raise Pandemic Concerns

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