Thunderstorm asthma

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Working paper

A collaborative approach to national surveillance for respiratory epidemics, including thunderstorm epidemics

This working paper outlines the content of a workshop on developing a national surveillance approach for respiratory epidemics, which was held in Canberra on 3 May 2017. It is intended as a resource for policy makers, hospital administrators, clinicians, researchers and peak organisations.
Journal article

The Melbourne thunderstorm asthma event: can we avert another strike?

Thunderstorms have been recognised to precipitate asthma attacks for over 30 years. Events have been reported from Europe, North America, the Middle East and Australia. Previously, the largest documented outbreak occurred in June 1994, when 640 patients presented to London emergency departments within a 30-h...