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ACOS – the little known syndrome asthma sufferers need to know about

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The 3rd of May marks World Asthma Day – a global initiative aimed at improving asthma awareness and care across the globe. 

While most people know a bit about asthma, very few are aware of asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) – a condition that often goes undiagnosed. 

When a patient has clinical features (symptoms) of both asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) it is known as ACOS.

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