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COVID-19 Response: Give Your Immune System a Helping Hand

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  • 1 May 2020
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Your immune system helps your body resist viral infections that cause illness.

When a virus finds a home in healthy cells and starts to multiply, you may not get sick, or you may develop symptoms while your body defends itself against “invaders.” If your immune system is suppressed, you have an underlying medical condition such as a cardiovascular disease or diabetes, or you are 65 or older, you have a higher risk for illness.

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