Thunderstorm‐related asthma: what happens and why

  title={Thunderstorm‐related asthma: what happens and why},
  author={Gennaro D'Amato and Carolina Vitale and Maria D’Amato and Lorenzo Cecchi and Gennaro Liccardi and Antonio Molino and Alessandro Vatrella and Alessandro Sanduzzi and Cara Nichole Maesano and Isabella Annesi-Maesano},
  journal={Clinical \& Experimental Allergy},
  pages={390 - 396}
The fifth report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forecasts that greenhouse gases will increase the global temperature as well as the frequency of extreme weather phenomena. An increasing body of evidence shows the occurrence of severe asthma epidemics during thunderstorms in the pollen season, in various geographical zones. The main hypotheses explaining association between thunderstorms and asthma claim that thunderstorms can concentrate pollen grains at ground level… 
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