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Coronavirus Update

Researchers want to know if pollution helps coronavirus spread farther

April 27th, 2020

Researchers have discovered that particles of the novel coronavirus can bind to air pollution, which could allow the virus to travel over more significant distances. The work is still preliminary, and the scientists have yet to prove whether the virus would still be able to infect humans after traveling on pollutants. The study was performed …

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Air pollution is killing fetuses before they’re born

October 14th, 2019

There’s no shortage of scientific evidence to show that air pollution can have seriously harmful effects on each and every once of us. Recent research suggests that the air quality in some major cities is so bad that it’s the equivalent of a pack-a-day smoking habit. Now, a new study out of China reveals that …

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Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’

August 22nd, 2019

The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds established guidelines, it may still be dirty enough to claim lives, suggesting that we’re not doing nearly enough to protect ourselves …