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  1. nerd

    Poll: Your Original Antigenic Sin (Early Childhood Infections)

    In case you aren't aware of the concept of the Original Antigenic Sin, it's based on evidence how the immune system shapes based on the first childhood infections and that this dominates our lifelong immunity. So there isn't really a scientific consensus yet if this is something positive or...
  2. gbells

    For Age 25+ w/ history of Chicken Pox and ME. Fever poll.

    Please answer this poll only if you are age 25 or older and have a history of chicken pox infection and chronic Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Please indicate in text if you have lower body temperature in general as well.
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