Respiratory Disease

Influenza, pneumonia, air pollution One of the preventable big killers – though preventable in a difficult way that you may have to sacrifice your job, community and city life to avoid it.

I’ll keep track on these pages of big studies on mortality and also any studies on effectiveness of masks or other measures that could reduce the impact.


Real time Air Quality map - World Air Quality Index (AQI)

Consumer Grade Air Quality Monitors
Must be able to monitor PM2.5



Recent News

Roadside hedges reduce some pollution by 63 percent

Science Daily - 04-Jan-2019

More hedges could greatly improve the health of pedestrians and residents

UK's first air-filtering bus launches in Southampton

Guardian - 27-Sep-2018

The Go ahead group, a British bus line installed special filters on top of their units as an effort to clean the air of the city

Vaping could cause chronic diseases

Independent - 14-Aug-2018

Vaporized nicotine promotes lung buildup and is a more potent cell killer

More Respiratory Disease News