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Fever-reducing drugs may help spread flu

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According to a study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the widespread use of fever reducing medications may lead to more cases of, and deaths from, influenza. The reason is that fever can help decrease the amount of virus in an ill person’s body. Read the study abstract and read an article about the study

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