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Do secondary bacterial infections affect children differently?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Secondary bacterial infections may affect children differently than adults. As a child develops, so does his or her immune system, so a bacterial infection earlier in life may have a more severe impact on the body. Prevention of these infections is key, and many of the vaccines a baby should get work to keep these illnesses from developing.

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