Smome researh result for the wildfire damages October 18 2022, 17 Comments
Research has linked wildfire smoke to the worsening of several conditions. Fierce wildfires in California in 2020 caused people to inhale smoke that raised their risk of heart attacks by up to 70%, a study found, with the smoke causing an estimated 3,000 deaths in people older than 65.
A separate study published in May found that people living within 50km (31 miles) of wildfires over the past decade had a 10% higher incidence of brain tumors and a 5% higher chance of developing lung cancer compared with people living farther away.
There are 25 milllion people in 2020 alone breathing in potentially toxic air from fire in US. There are 10 million people in western US smoke from wildfires can be 10 time more harmful than the sources of air pollution