Viruses more often than not will worsen asthma, says Dr. Wan-Yin Chan, a CHOC allergist/immunologist because of extra stress on airways.
Cold and Flu
Kids really suffer from the flu, but the virus affects more than physical health. Staying home sick also affects your child’s learning.
When late fall rolls around, the flu usually rolls in with it. A cough, a high fever and sore throat are early signs of influenza.