People with Asthma and COVID-19

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This information is based on what we currently know about the spread and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Risk of Getting COVID-19 if you have asthma

People with asthma may be at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19.  COVID-19 can affect your respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs), cause an asthma attack, and possibly lead to pneumonia and acute respiratory disease.

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