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Can you get it more than once?

(5 Posts)
hiccymapops Mon 20-Jul-09 10:43:35

Hello smile

I just wondered if you do get it, if it's possible to get it again, or is it like measles and once you've had it that's it?

Probably a daft question, but i thought i'd ask if anyone knows.

hiccymapops Mon 20-Jul-09 10:48:39

Just found the answer. I realised if i get off my bum and mumsnet i can actually look things up myself grin

Elibean Mon 20-Jul-09 11:15:05

And what was the answer? smile

hiccymapops Mon 20-Jul-09 11:38:43

You can get it again if the strain develops, but you will have a degree of protection from the antibodies you developed from the first bout.

hiccymapops Mon 20-Jul-09 11:39:37

Sorry, should have written that down when i found it, in case anyone else was wondering smile

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