Being Immunocompromised: What Does it Mean?

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People who are immunocompromised are affected more frequently and severely by infections due to a weakened immune system. There are two types of immunodeficiency: primary and secondary.

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The term immunocompromised (or immunosuppressed) refers to people who have an ‘immunodeficiency’ or a weakened immune system, meaning their ability to fight infections and diseases is reduced.

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