Thunderstorm Asthma Kills Four

Posted by on Thursday, November 24, 2016

Three people are still in critical condition in Australia after 'thunderstorm asthma'. Nine patients are still in intensive care.

Four others, Clarence Leo, Apollo Papadopoulos, Omar Moujalled and Hope Carnevali have died.

Paramedics responded to 1,900 emergency calls in five hours on Monday.

'Thunderstorm asthma' happens when strong wind and air moisture break pollen particles up into small enough pieces to enter peoples lungs.

The Team

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