New York TimesAugust 16, 2021 11:55:45 IST
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.
Smoke exposure and…