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What causes me to get sick more often in temperate climates than colder climates?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not sure.

If you mean plain old viral upper respiratory and gastrointestinal type symptoms it may be related to the fact that temperate climates circulate viruses with less respect for the seasons than the more extreme latitudes.
It's always flu season at the equator. It could also be that you are a traveller and exposing yourself to novel viruses more in temperate zones?

In brief: Not sure.

If you mean plain old viral upper respiratory and gastrointestinal type symptoms it may be related to the fact that temperate climates circulate viruses with less respect for the seasons than the more extreme latitudes.
It's always flu season at the equator. It could also be that you are a traveller and exposing yourself to novel viruses more in temperate zones?
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