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What Does it Mean to Be Immunocompromised?

Samantha Hil, Vice President, Marketing, NKR

You may have heard the term “immunocompromised,” or “immune-compromised,” in various health-related discussions, such as those related to COVID-19, where health authorities warned that people who were immunocompromised were especially susceptible to the disease. Being immunocompromised is also a significant issue in the transplant industry. But what does it actually mean to be immunocompromised? To…