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Does immunity have anything to do with age and clan ?

Immunity , does it have anything to do with age or clan as people in Africa seem to be less affected with more bites?
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
immunity can be affected by many factor .
age ,sex ,race ,environment ,disease ,etc are common factor
so it is possible that Africans have less affected with more bite
as there body has learn to response to bites
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response

Welcome to HCM.

Immunity is a natural process, where your body learns to protect itself from attacks by bacteria, virus etc. This learning process takes some time. It's relation to age is that as you grow older you get better immunity due to prior exposure. It is not the clan that decides immunity though we find certain clans better equipped to fight diseases because they have been living in an endemic area for that disease. Immunity has more to do with the geographical region in which one lives rather than clan.
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