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How desert sand in Africa can affect allergies and asthma in the US Jun 23rd, 2020

It is arguably one of the most interesting example of planetary migration. Migration of sand, not animals or birds.   Every year more than 180 million tons of sand/dust from the Sahara desert is lifted by the wind and blown across the Atlantic Ocean. Technically this is called the Saharan...

Asthma and COVID-19 Apr 23rd, 2020

We live in unprecedented and scary times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Those with asthma might experience more fear, since underlying lung problems can put you at a higher risk of severe disease. In this blog we discuss COVID-19 in the context of asthma. There are two important questions...