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European asthma patients living in isolation and fear of fatal attack

European Respiratory Society Congress, Copenhagen, Monday, 19 September, 2005 – The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) launches a new report into severe asthma today. It alarmingly reveals that millions of Europeans suffer from uncontrolled asthma symptoms which are so serious that they not only significantly impact on their quality of life, but also cause fear, isolation and social exclusion.
Media Alert - Press Release - Backgrounder - Fact Sheet - Full Report- Executive Summary
Link to website of Liz Lynne MEP and presentation of report by EFA.
Presentations: ‘The challenge and impact of severe asthma across Europe - E. Valovirta
‘Fighting for Breath’ - M. Dockrell and ‘Looking to the Future’ – D.Covey

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