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GINA: patients should stick with steroids during COVID-19 pandemic

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) has had to issue advice for people with asthma to continue using their controller medications including inhaled and even oral corticosteroids, assuming there is “a clear indication for their use”. The advice follows confusion about COVID-19 and the risk of immunosuppression with corticosteroids.  “Stopping inhaled corticosteroids often leads to ...

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