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World Asthma Day 2023: Is it asthma or bronchitis? Know the difference in symptoms
Hindustan Times | 02/05/2023 01:02 PM | Click to read full article
World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday in May every year to spread awareness about the chronic respiratory disease. Asthma symptoms need to be differentiated from those of bronchitis or flu because if untreated the disease can become severe and difficult to control. Acute bronchitis caused by virus or bacteria can turn into asthma in some cases and it is one of the risk factors for adults to develop the chronic disease.