Health warning amid 'high risk period' for asthma in NSW

Kate McIlwain
Updated October 8 2023 - 3:44pm, first published October 7 2023 - 11:07am
Two girls holding asthma puffers amid blooming flowers. File picture.
Two girls holding asthma puffers amid blooming flowers. File picture.

The combination of the springtime pollen explosion and an ongoing risk of bushfire smoke has prompted NSW Health to issue a warning for people with asthma.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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