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I'm wondering why are malnourished people often more susceptible to colds or other infectious diseases?

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Dr. Diixa Patel
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Immunity

Severe malnutrition leads to reduced immune function and therefore decreased ability to fight infections.

In brief: Immunity

Severe malnutrition leads to reduced immune function and therefore decreased ability to fight infections.
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