This information has been reviewed and approved by Ronina Covar, MD (September 2020).
Normally, back to school means the return of germ swapping and a dramatic increase in serious asthma attacks known as the September Epidemic. COVID-19 has changed back to school and has focused attention on how to avoid catching infections.
Percentage of asthma attacks that are caused by viral infections:
80% in children
50% in adults
Learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects specific health conditions in these printable patient education materials.
Download COVID-19 Materials