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Four Australians Die From 'Thunderstorm Asthma'

Four people, including two students, were confirmed dead in the city of Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday from a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma. Hundreds more were rushed to hospitals while suffering from asthma attacks. Many had no history of the disease. The local ambulance service, Ambulance Victoria, responded to 1,870 cases Monday evening — about six times the normal traffic, according to the Associated Press. A wild thunderstorm passed through the area Monday, causing...

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