Asthmatics shouldn't have to pay for inhalers
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People who suffer with asthma shouldn't have to pay for their inhalers, asthma is a killer and cannot always be helped, I once had an experience where I couldn't afford an inhaler and I suffered with an attack, without an inhaler asthmatics could die.
Imagine being paralysed by fear as you struggle to breathe, unable to speak, unable to ask for help. That's what an asthma attack feels like.
Every 10 seconds someone is having a potentially life-threatening asthma attack in the UK. Every day, the lives of three families are devastated by the death of a loved one to an asthma attack, and tragically two thirds of these deaths are preventable.
Asthma attacks hospitalise someone every 8 minutes; 185 people are admitted to hospital because of asthma attacks every day in the UK (a child is admitted to hospital every 20 minutes because of an asthma attack).
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