Time to complete:
15 minutes
Date of publication:
May 2020
Reviewed and updated:
December 2020

People with severe asthma have been added to the ‘shielding list’. This short module looks at how coronavirus affects people with asthma and how to define 'severe' asthma. It also covers the shielding rules for asthma and how GPs can advise patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This module was developed by RCGP Learning. 

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Start Asthma and COVID-19