Nine people a day die from asthma in the U.S. every day, with black Americans being 2 to 3 times more likely to die than any other racial or ethnic group, according to this infographic from the National Asthma Control Program and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
. One in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults suffer from this disease. Asthma treatment is expensive, resulting 1 in 4 blacks and 1 in 5 Latinos unable to afford their asthma medication.
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