Bushfire smoke could cause lung problems for generations

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-29/bushfire-smoke-could-alter-respiratory-health-for-generations/11892520

US monkey study

By North America correspondent Kathryn Diss and John Mees in Davis, California

 “Monkeys in Northern California are providing valuable clues to the health cost of exposure to bushfire smoke, revealing it could have potentially life-threatening consequences for humans.”

PHOTO: The study has concluded that monkeys exposed to bushfire smoke at infancy showed reductions in lung volume.

 

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