A 28-year-old male asked:
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on cfs & immunity: what rx drugs might help with high susceptibility to viruses? antiviral botanicals had modest results, but little energy level rise

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No miracle: Although studies have shown that those with low vitamin D3 level are more likely to contract viral respiratory disease. I am not aware of any botanical including echinacea having proven anti-viral activities.
Answered on May 7, 2017
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