Inexpensive asthma inhalers appear to be extremely effective at preventing severe COVID-19 symptoms. And they may even work for the common cold, which is also a coronavirus.
“When we first began the trial back in March , we were hoping for 50 per cent reduction [in risk of developing serious symptoms], which itself would have been very high,” he said.
“We got 90 per cent, which even with only a few hundred people is off the charts.
“And it’s not just the overall result – their temperatures are less, they get less fever, and they recover faster.”Over-the-counter inhalers suppress severe COVID symptoms, trial finds