Asthma is one of the underlying conditions that COVID-19 feeds off. Old age and other chronic lung diseases are proven to make the body more vulnerable when infected with the coronavirus. Moreover, patients who get hospitalized, put in an ICU, placed beside a ventilator for assisted breathing, or had passed away have or had underlying conditions amplified by COVID-19. Having asthma, however, does not put people into higher risk of contracting the virus, but it will make them severely ill once they get infected.
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Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder that suppresses breathing and can be fatal if symptoms are not prevented or treated immediately. It is the main culprit why more than 300 million asthmatic people around the