Australia’s Air Quality and Bushfire Smoke Health Hazards: What We Know So Far

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For two days, Melbourne’s air quality received a rating of hazardous from the Environmental Protection Agency Victoria. While we will see this rating lower and fluctuate over the week, it is worth keeping in mind there is no safe level of air pollution.

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On the morning of the 14th of January 2020, Melbourne’s air quality was rated as the worst in the world.


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Lynne Pharoah-Hamer
18 Jan 2020
very pertinent and well written
Kuan-Lun Su
03 Feb 2020
Good article.
Meagan Tierney
17 Jan 2020
Very informative and timely article about the risks associated with exposure to bushfire smoke.
Ursula Wulff
27 Jan 2020
Good update, especially in regards to Maternity care .
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Rebecca Noble
06 Feb 2020
Good informative article.
Karen Bourke
15 Jan 2020
very informative
Caroline Rowland
03 Feb 2020
Informative article, and very relevant to the current climate. Interesting and engaging article.
Emma Howard
07 Feb 2020
Very informative. It has been playing on my mind what breathing in the bush fire smoke is doing to us all.
jane prezma
17 Jan 2020
Timely information for everyone and thank you for the statistical information, very sobering numbers and distressing forecast.
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Olivia Mason-Bryant
20 Jan 2020
This was very relevant to the bush fire outbreaks throughout Australia and was very interesting to read and be educated on.
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