Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization

  title={Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization},
  author={G. D'Amato and S. Holgate and R. Pawankar and D. Ledford and L. Cecchi and M. Al-Ahmad and F. Al-Enezi and S. Al-Muhsen and I. Ansotegui and C. Baena-Cagnani and David Baker and H. Bayram and K. Bergmann and L. Boulet and J. Buters and M. D’Amato and Sofia Dorsano and J. Douwes and S. E. Finlay and D. Garrasi and Maximiliano G{\'o}mez and T. Haahtela and R. Halwani and Y. Hassani and Basam Mahboub and G. Marks and P. Michelozzi and M. Montagni and C. Nunes and J. J. Oh and T. Popov and J. Portnoy and E. Ridolo and N. Ros{\'a}rio and M. Rottem and M. Sanchez-Borges and E. Sibanda and J. Sienra-Monge and C. Vitale and I. Annesi-Maesano},
  journal={The World Allergy Organization Journal},
The prevalence of allergic airway diseases such as asthma and rhinitis has increased dramatically to epidemic proportions worldwide. Besides air pollution from industry derived emissions and motor vehicles, the rising trend can only be explained by gross changes in the environments where we live. The world economy has been transformed over the last 25 years with developing countries being at the core of these changes. Around the planet, in both developed and developing countries, environments… Expand

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