A 40-year-old member asked:
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why do viral infections make us sick if our immune system is designed to destroy viruses?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Unfortunately: that tough castle wall is not impenetrable.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015

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