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Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Classification : Bronchitis, Pneumonia
Symptoms : Shortness of breath, weakness, high fever, coughing and fatigue
Causes : COPD, Asthma
Prevention : Vitamin A, Regular exercise and healthy nutrition
Death per Year
(in millions)
: 3.8
Description: Chronic Lower respiratory Disease is the division of the respiratory tract below the vocal cords. While often used as a synonym for pneumonia, the rubric of lower respiratory tract infection can also be applied to further types of infection including lung abscess and acute bronchitis. Symptoms contain shortness of breath, weakness, high fever, coughing and fatigue.