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Anywhere: Wnv has caused human infection in africa, europe, the middle east, west and central asia, oceania, and most recently, north america.   it first appeared in the western hemisphere as an outbreak of encephalitis in new york city in 1999. Between 1999 and 2004, the disease spread across the us, into canada, and to the caribbean islands and latin america. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Am I more likely to contract cytomegalovirus infections in developed or under developed countries?
No guarantees: No vaccine is 100% effective, so it's impossible to guarantee immunity, but it definitely lowers your risk. ...Read more
If u developed guillain-barre syndrome (gbs) after tdap vaccine, which autoantibodies r commonly found in vaccine-induced gbs? Only ganglioside ab's?
Controversial: There is only anecdotal evidence that vaccines of any type are related to guillain-barre, and formal large studies have shown that no such relationship can be proven. Of course, many web sites, and blog sites continue to espouse multiple causes and effects which have been proven bogus in the past. Real causes include influenza a, campylobacter jejuni, and ebstein-barr virus infections. ...Read more
Can my unimmunized infant catch chickenpox from my immunized child who has been exposed but has no rash?
Highly doubtful.: Infants seldom if ever get chicken pox, because they are protected for the first year of their lives by antibodies received from the mother. That's why children are not given the chicken pox vaccine until age 1. If the mother never had chicken pox or the vaccine, and thus has no antibodies, the baby would be susceptible; but that's a very rare situation these days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Recently had a colon infection due to being immuno- suppressed had 3 different IV antibiotics since have developed red mouth which is sticky , any idea?
Depends on variables: Most vaccines are non-living material; tetanus, whooping cough, injectable flu, etc. These can trigger reactions (allergic) to its components but not an infection. Some vaccines are made up of weakened viruses;chickenpox, mmr, nasal flu, and these cause a low grade body response but rarely a true illness. Those with weakened immunity (chemo, hiv) could have big problems with the weakened viral vacc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer