Sunday, July 25

contaminación del aire

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Pollution makes a COVID-19 contagion more serious | Digital Trends Spanish

According to a new study presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), long-term exposure to high levels of air pollutants, such as fine particulate matter (PM2.5), could have a significant influence on the results of people hospitalized for COVID-19. Thus, those in charge of the study discovered that the greater the exposure, the greater the risk. Indeed, every small increase (ug / m3) in long-term exposure to PM2.5 is associated with more than three times the probability of receiving mechanical ventilation and twice the probability of staying in the ICU. "Our study draws attention to the systemic inequalities that may have led to the marked differences in COVID-19 outcomes based on race and ethnicity," says Dr. Anita Shallal of Detroit'...