Can the same mask used for COVID-19 protect me from wildfire smoke? -Technology News, Firstpost


As Dixie’s fires raged in California, harmful smoke eruptions turned the air far away into Salt Lake City and Denver into the dirtiest air in the world. Fires in western Canada and the Pacific Northwest last month turned the sun red to New York City.

Fumes pose a variety of health threats, from mild eye and throat irritation to serious heart and respiratory problems that pose a particularly high risk when combined with similar symptoms caused by COVID-19. .. A weakening of the immune response caused by exposure to wildfire smoke last summer could be associated with thousands of additional infections and hundreds of deaths from COVID-19, according to a study published last week. There is sex.

A helicopter carrying a water bucket will pass the burning Lytton Creek Wildfire in the mountains near Lytton, British Columbia, on Sunday, August 15, 2021. (DarrylDyck / The Canadian Press via AP)

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