Researchers Find Correlation Between Air Pollution and COVID Mortality Rates

Posted by Rypos on May 27, 2020 2:30:00 PM

According to a recent Boston Globe article, when Massachusetts released a survey of town-by-town coronavirus infection rates earlier this month, communities that topped the list made alarming sense to public health experts and environmental activists. The communities that have been hardest hit by the virus; Chelsea, Brockton, Everett, Lynn, Randolph, and Lawrence all have a high percentage of low-income residents, with high rates of asthma and other environmentally-related respiratory diseases, in part because of pollution.

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Tags: Asthma, Air Quality, COVID-19

Is The Hospital Industry's Reliance on Fossil Fuel Making People Sick?

Posted by Rypos on May 20, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Is the hospital industry's reliance on fossil making people sick?

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Tags: Asthma, Child Health, Air Quality, Healthcare