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Acerola for Prevention of Pneumonia in All Ages With Flu

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Pneumonia prevention in Adults with Flu - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | POORLY TESTED - 1 study with 226 adults - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | EFFECTIVE for prevention of symptoms - Circle icon SAFETY | SAFE
Prevention with Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid tablets). Unclear benefits. Prevents 1 case of Pneumonia in 14 adults with flu, according to the only study conducted with 226 soldiers with flu. More research is needed, and with regular adults. Treatment seems safe.

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