Study says inhalers OK to use amid COVID-19 concerns

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Huddersfield researchers find that the benefits of inhalers for asthma sufferers outweigh the risks of contracting coronavirus, following concerns raised after WHO warned that steroids could reduce immunity.

The benefits of using inhalers and nebulisers containing steroids outweigh the risks despite warnings to the contrary during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study by University of Huddersfield researchers has found.

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Use of steroid based medicines among patients amid CoViD-19

Period7 Jul 2020 → 13 Jul 2020

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