Deaths and Asthma

Whilst asthma in some individuals can have mild symptoms, asthma is a condition that needs to be taken seriously as it can be life threatening. It is estimated that 255,000 people are killed by asthma worldwide every year.

It is important that the condition is diagnosed, treated and monitored. The majority of asthma deaths can be avoided by following an effective management plan.

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