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Thunderstorm Asthma Strikes Australia

Thu Nov 24 06:15:43 EST 2016 | Wall Street Hedge
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, this condition usually occurs when the pollen in the air becomes saturated by heavy rain and transforms into microscopic particles which become easy to inhale. When these fragments are inhaled, they invade the lungs. Those most at risk are people allergic to pollen and patients with asthma as they might even die. The exp..

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