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World Asthma Day, How Asthma can affect more lives than Coronavirus?

World Asthma Day is celebrated every year on the 1st Tuesday of May since 1998, to raise the awareness about Asthma.

World Asthma Day
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Today we celebrate World Asthma Day to raise awareness about this disease and how to fight against it. Asthma is one of the deadly disease that the world is facing today. Hearing the word Asthma, it may seem that it’s like any normal disease, but sadly this is not true. Asthma is a long term chronic lung disorder which affects the lungs.

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Today we are hearing thousands of deaths because of Coronavirus, but more than 1200 people die each day because of Asthma and the numbers are really frightening.
Today Asthma is a very common disease among children and aged people. Continuous increase of pollution in our environment is causing this disease. But the biggest concern during these times is, Asthma patient are more prone to Coronavirus.

World Asthma Day is celebrated every year with the help of GINA (Global Initiative Of Asthma) to raise awareness in fight against Asthma. GINA selects a theme for World Asthma Day, but this year no theme has been yet selected. The first World Asthma Day was celebrated in 35 Countries. According to reports more than 225 million people suffer from Asthma. Asthma can only be diagnosed by Inhalers.

Asthma attack can be frightening and scary. The symptoms of Asthma are

Wheezing
Breathlessness
Coughing
Chest Pain

Asthma is more prevalent in poor countries. This disease is growing concern for all the countries because if not properly diagnosed and controlled it can affect more than 400 million lives.

Sourav Chakraborty
Trying to walk on the path of hard work to attain Success!!! Writer and Co-founder of InfotOnline

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