Air pollution may increase the risk of spreading corona virus: experts

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Air pollution may increase the risk of spreading corona virus: experts

new Delhi:

Experts say that air pollution can increase the risk of spread of corona virus, which can make people vulnerable to the disease and the condition of Kovid-19 can be serious. Experts said that those who have been infected with this virus in the past may also face new challenges. He says that the winter season is nearing and the lockdown restrictions imposed to deal with the corona virus are now being reduced. In such a situation, the situation of Kovid-19 can be more serious. The air quality of the national capital was in the ‘poor’ category on Sunday morning.

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According to doctors, increasing levels of pollution increases respiratory diseases like viral influenza and poor air quality leads to inflammation in the lungs and increases the risk of getting infected by the virus. Dr. Neeraj Nischal, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at AIIMS, said, “This will be a time for testing centers to take care of the needs of people infected with corona virus and non-covid patients with similar symptoms.” Have to say, “This year there is an outbreak of Kovid-19. Like the common cold common cold, the level of pollution is expected to increase the infection of this virus. We may see more increase in cases.

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According to Dr. Neeraj Gupta, Professor in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Safdarjung Hospital, the mortality rate has been linked to population density, proximity to people and heavily industrialized or urbanized areas with high pollution levels. He said that this factor is more effective during festivals and winter season, especially in North India where stubble burning is common and it affects the air quality badly. Dr. Suranjit Chatterjee, Senior Advisor of Internal Medicine at Apollo Hospital said, “We don’t really know how this virus is going to behave.” But, with increasing pollution levels and the onset of winter, we need to prepare ourselves to face the worst situation. It will be a dangerous combination.

(This news has not been edited by the NewsBust team. It is published directly from the Syndicate feed.)

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