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Response to baldguy (Reply #6)

Sat Sep 6, 2014, 09:56 PM

15. Every disease is deadly to some extent.

The flu. Strep throat. A simple cold can cause pneumonia or severe sinus infection. One friend of mine nearly died from an infection in his throat he didn't know he had (it created a nodule that closed off his air slowly so he didn't realize it. His neighbor found him unconscious.) Heck, I had another friend whose infant died from norovirus at 5 months old. I wish there was more of an outcry for a norovirus vaccine. I've never been so sick in my life as every single time I get it and it's one of only 2 times I've ever had to take a kid to the hospital was because of that fucking horrid virus (the other time was a sudden strep infection that turned into a full body rash within a day). From the CDC "Norovirus is also estimated to cause 56,000 to 71,000 hospitalizations and 570 to 800 deaths each year in the United States." I hate norovirus, can you tell? We need a vaccine for THAT.

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