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Qld researchers warn bushfire smoke could increase spread of COVID-19 this summer – The Australian

Bushfire smoke could trigger more widespread coronavirus outbreaks across Australia this summer, wreaking havoc on the country’s attempts to flatten the curve.

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  • By Shae Mcdonald
  • NCA NewsWire
  • 49 minutes ago July 22, 2020

Bushfire smoke could trigger more widespread coronavirus outbreaks across Australia this summer, wreaking havoc on the countrys attempts to flatten the curve.
Queensland scientists are conducting groundbreaking research into the impact the fumes have on people’s brains.
Little is known about the short or long-term harm it can do, but preliminary results from the sunshine state found it had a “very poten…

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