Flu shots, hand hygiene and a healthy fear of public germs can help keep them safe during recovery, experts say
Oct. 21, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
Ordinary viral infections can pose an extraordinary risk to people with compromised immune systems.
From the germs that cause influenza to those that trigger the common cold, respiratory viruses can cause severe illness, costly complications and even death in patients already battling disease.