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In most cases, passing on an infectious disease simply means the next person suffers from it themselves and then recovers. But the danger is that some people might be more vulnerable to complications. For instance, those with suppressed immunity through having chemotherapy will be more at risk of serious illness.

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Find out more about the Infectious Diseases specialty including clinic information, staff members and contact details.

Are you visiting the hospital? Our wards and admissions section has details of where to go and what to expect.

From directions to support services and general health advice; everything you need to know for your visit.

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