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Australia: 3 Critically Ill After Rare Thunderstorm Asthma

Wed Nov 23 19:56:30 EST 2016 | TIME
(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Three patients remained critically ill on Thursday, three days after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma killed four people and sent hundreds to hospitals in Australia’s second-largest city, an official said. Doctors were amazed there were not more fatalities given the numbers of people who suffered cardiac arrests and struggled to breathe when a wild thunderstorm struck Melbourne on Monday night, Victoria state Health Minister Jill Hennessy said. The storm cau..

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MELBOURNE, Australia — A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia’s second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirme..
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia’s second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirme..
Asthma is no fun at the best of times. On this occasion though, a rare storm triggered breathing problems for hordes of people in an Australian city.  The unusual phenomenon c..
(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Three patients remained critically ill on Thursday, three days after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma killed four people and sent hundreds to ..
MELBOURNE, Australia –  A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia's second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirm..
A thunderstorm, one of several to strike southeastern Australia during this year’s humid November spring, triggered a rash of asthma attacks across Melbourne on Monday. The deadly ..
A thunderstorm in the Victoria region of Australia triggered an outbreak of severe asthma attacks on Monday, killing four people and sending hundreds to emergency rooms. The storm ..
MELBOURNE, Australia -- A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia’s second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirmed by..
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia's second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirme..
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma sent hundreds of people to hospitals in Australia's second-largest city, and four deaths had been confirme..
A storm in Melbourne, Australia, triggered thousands of pollen allergy attacks in the form of asthma, resulting in at least four deaths. The situation was labeled as a health ..
A thunderstorm, one of several to strike southeastern Australia during this year’s humid November spring, triggered a rash of asthma attacks across Melbourne, Victoria, on Monday. ..
Hundreds of Melbourne residents were hospitalized, and minimum four of them died late Monday due to an outbreak of “thunderstorm asthma.” According to the public health experts, th..
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MELBOURNE A storm in the Australian city of Melbourne triggered thousands of pollen allergy asthma attacks which killed at least four people and on Thursday was labeled a health em..
Authorities could have predicted the deadly, city-wide outbreak of asthma and respiratory problems that took place during a thunderstorm in the Australian city of Melbourne on Mond..
Two people have died in Melbourne, Australia, from a rare phenomenon known as "thunderstorm asthma", after a storm hit the city late on Monday local time. Paramedics and hospitals ..
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Four people are dead and another 1,870 people had to be treated for shortness of breath when a rare condition known as “thunderstorm asthma” struck the Australian city of Melbourne..
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Three patients remained critically ill on Thursday, three days after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma killed four people and sent hundreds ..
MELBOURNE, Australia — Three patients remained critically ill today, three days after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma killed four people and sent hundreds to hospital..
Four people, including two students, were confirmed dead in the city of Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday from a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma. Hundreds more were rushe..
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