Return of the haze can trigger asthma attacks

Air pollution, including haze, can be one of the triggers for an asthma attack. — AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star

World Asthma Day is an annual initiative organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) every May to raise awareness of this chronic respiratory condition globally.

This year (2023), it has chosen “Asthma Care for All” as its theme, in an effort to encourage healthcare leaders to ensure availability of, and access to, effective, quality- assured medications.

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