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How do medications treat viral lung infection?

People who have severe viral lung infections may require treatments of antiviral medications to recover. For instance, children with respiratory syncytial virus who are at risk of complications may need regular doses of antivirals. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are also often given to people with viral lung infections and who have fevers as a symptom of these infections, as these drugs attempt to reduce the fever.

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