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Clean up and dispose of any fallen diseased leaves to help prevent a cycle of reinfection.
In a later, particularly rigorous study from 1963, 50 subjects were confined to a dormitory for an entire month to assess their ability to withstand reinfection with the same cold virus.
Pinworm infection can be treated with over-the-counter or prescription oral medications, typically given in two doses two weeks apart to help prevent reinfection, according to the CDC.
But a 2016 study found that reinfections are possible.
So Zika immunity might wane over time, perhaps leading to reinfections, said pediatrician and microbiologist Peter Hotez of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
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