Topic outline

  • Asthma and COVID-19

    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. 

    RCGP Learning

    • PowerPoint slideshow

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