The Asthma Society of Ireland has released a statement on what measures asthma sufferers should take during Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Those who suffer from respiratory illnesses like asthma are regarded as high risk people as the cornoavirus as it presents in the form of a fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases Covid-19 the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
If you have asthma, the asthma society suggests a myriad of ways for managing your asthma. These include:
They also recommend closely following the HSE guidelines for staying safe during this period.
We've been receiving many qs in about the #Coronavirus. We're currently working on putting together “Coronvirus: Frequently Asked Questions” section on https://t.co/PpK16raBAK which will go live shortly. 1 of the qs we keep receiving is "how can we avoid spreading the disease": https://t.co/M5Y8pnD8zZ— Asthma Society (@AsthmaIreland) March 13, 2020
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