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Thunderstorm Asthma community fact sheet

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Thunderstorm Asthma community fact sheet

Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don't occur every year. In southeast Australia, they can happen during the grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever - especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That's why it's important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during the grass pollen season.
Target audience:
General
Published:
November 2017
Last reviewed:
October 2023

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