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Asthma in the News

Additional Research Suggests Asthma is Not a Risk Factor for Poor COVID-19 Outcomes

A research letter published online in CHEST on June 6 by Lieberman-Cribbin W. et al  noted that among the 11,405 patients within the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City who had a COVID-19 related hospital encounter, “asthma was not associated with a higher risk of mortality.” The authors also noted a low prevalence of asthma […]

Policy Action Alert

CDC and AAAAI Differ on Asthma Management at School During COVID-19 Pandemic

On June 3, 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their FAQs on students returning to school in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically related to students with asthma, the FAQs address: asthma treatments with inhalers/spacers, the use of nebulizers, and the use of peak flow meters. The CDC provides the […]

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