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A secondary infection is a bacterial or viral illness that develops
following a first illness. The second infection may develop because a person's
immune system is stressed or weakened.
The secondary infection may prolong the first infection or make it
Current as of:
May 24, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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