Five minutes with ... Professor Frank Thien

Frank Thien is Director of Respiratory Medicine at Eastern Health in Melbourne and a professor of respiratory medicine at Monash University. He splits his time between research, clinical work in the public sector and one day a week in private practice.

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The thunderstorm asthma event in Melbourne on 25th November 2016 affected thousands of people and nine died. It was the most severe and largest such event ever recorded world-wide and ten times bigger than anything described before. Emergency services did the best