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COVID-19 concerns over pathogens in wildfire smoke

CA, 06 Jun 2021
As Canada prepares for its wildfire season, there's growing concern over the health risks posed by smoke in the air.

Researchers believe it may lead to the spread of dangerous pathogens in the air.

With COVID-19 being an airborne virus, that’s raising fears that the wildfire season may spread the disease further.

As Jamie Mauracher explains, one B.C. respirologist is warning a hot summer could spark a fourth wave in Canada.

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