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.Consumer Grade Air Quality Monitors
Must be able to monitor PM2.5
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine - Medical journal dedicated to respiratory health issues.
R-PUR Nano - Each one-size-fits-all mask comes with an integrated interchangeable filter inside for instant use.
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Respiratory Disease Blog Posts
Air pollution - a significant killer
UK needs tougher standards on air pollutants
Guardian - 14-Dec-2019
WHO standard of ultra-fine particles per cubic is 10 micrograms, in the UK it's 25 microgramsRead more...
London air is no longer safe to breathe because of pollution
Independent - 05-Dec-2019
Legislators need to take air pollution seriously and toughen up to WHO standardsRead more...
Sophie Yeo tries out an Atmotube on the streets of Newcastle
DeSmog UK - 01-Oct-2019
Monitors VOCs and PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 particles - and warns you when air quality dropsRead more...