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Asthma Drugs May Prevent Deadly Pneumonia
February 28, 2017

Two common drugs, Accolate and Singulair, may do more than treat asthma and allergies. Our Thomas J. Braciale, MD, PhD, and Amber Cardani, PhD, have found that the drugs also may prevent the flu from turning into a deadly form of pneumonia. Flu doesn't usually make its way deep into…