Association between Angiotensin Blockade and Incidence of Influenza in the United Kingdom

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Association between Angiotensin Blockade and Incidence of Influenza in the United Kingdom

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Some researchers have hypothesized that drugs that interfere with the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS), including angiotensin-converting–enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), may increase susceptibility to coronaviruses.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-05-08

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Chung, Sheng-Chia, Rui Providencia, and Reecha Sofat. 2020. "Association between Angiotensin Blockade and Incidence of Influenza in the United Kingdom." New England Journal of Medicine.

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