The Bronx has some of the highest rates of asthma in the country but now there seems to be hope for some asthma sufferers thanks to a new treatment at St Barnabas Hospital.
Every three weeks, the patient gets a series of injections which has improved the quality of life for one particular Bronx kid.
9 year old Alannah Garcia’s asthma was so bad she would miss school dozens of times a year nor could she participate in athletic activities.
Now thanks to the injections, she’s thriving like never before.
Watch the News12 The Bronx segment below: