After an acute case of RSV bronchiolitis in an infant, azithromycin does not prevent recurrent wheezing

Half of all RSV-infected infants had been diagnosed with asthma by the age of seven, according to Avraham Beigelman, MD, the study’s lead author. This prompted researchers to look into azithromycin, an antibiotic with anti-inflammatory properties, in the hopes of finding a therapeutic drug to prevent recurrent wheezing after an acute RSV infection in children. […]

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