Medical News / Reported from ERS 2020: Michael Wechsler, MD - Asthma Patients During COVID-19

When the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic began it was conventional wisdom that asthma patients might fare worse than other individuals because the viral infection tends to attack the lungs more than other organ systems. However, 6 months of data shows that asthma patients do not have significantly worse COVID-19 outcomes than the general population. In an interview with HCPLive®, Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc, Director of the National Jewish Cohen Family Asthma Institute, said 1 of the main reasons for this trend could be that asthma patients tend to adhere to their medications. Source: MDMag To view the third party content, kindly click on the link below or read more. You will then leave this site and enter a third party site.

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