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A 25-year-old female asked:

I seem to be immune to influenza (but get colds easily). doctors are baffled. since i may be immune to flu am i safe from mers?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
MERS: MERS is a coronavirus and is not the same as Influenza. You may still get MERS.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Influenza and Coronaviruses are quite different. This doesn't mean you would be immune to MERS.
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Last updated May 27, 2020

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