Hyper sensitivity
Stn Hyper Sensitivity
The Hyper Sensitivity icon


Increases likelihood of allergic reactions which can distract the immune system. Rich nations particularly vulnerable

DNA cost


Severity increase




Infectivity increase

Slight; Great in Rich Countries

Next Symptom

Inflammation, Paralysis

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Hyper Sensitivity is a tier 2 symptom found in the standard plague types, the Smallpox scenario, and the Black Death scenario. It will increase the likelihood of serious allergic reactions. This symptom is good for infecting rich nations.

If evolved during the Artificial Organs scenario, it will cause the infected to tear out their organs, causing a jump in death rate, similar to Insanity.

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