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What are current recommendations regarding obstructive lung disease?

There are current recommendations for people living with obstructive lung disease. Doctors recommend that people with the disease get vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal disease. Obstructive lung disease places people at a greater risk for respiratory infections, so it is beneficial to guard to take extra precautions.

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