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Allergic to penicillin? Read here

Patients with penicillin allergies are dealing with personal and public health challenges– not to mention significant financial implications.  When needed, these patients receive more broadspectrum antibiotics, placing them at risk for developing resistant bacteria such as the superbug Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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coronavirus Covid-19 pointers for asthma

COVID-19: Our recommended strategy for patients with asthma

People with asthma should always be vigilant and take precautions when respiratory illnesses spread in their communities. And while there is very little evidence of the COVID-19 Coronavirus causing asthma episodes, it’s important to to avoid contracting the virus by taking extra measures above the standard hygiene, hand-washing  and social distancing protocol. If you’re suffering from asthma, the following plan of action you navigate this challenging time.