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Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): Reliable Information from Federal and State Resources
During December 2019, a new type of respiratory disease (human coronavirus) first appeared in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Since that time, coronavirus disease 2019 also known as COVID-19 has spread to approximately 104 countries (territories/areas) including the United States. According … Continue reading
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What are chronic respiratory diseases?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) (in English), chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) (in English) are “diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung.” The most common CRDs include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (in English), asthma (in … Continue reading
The Flu and Disability: Know the Risks
‘Tis the flu season and doctors are warning people with disabilities to be extra cautious during this time. Current studies suggest, that because of the various muscular, respiratory, or other physical conditions children and adults living with disabilities may experience, … Continue reading
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