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Patients with respiratory conditions more susceptible to effects of ash

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ancanitulescu
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Patients with respiratory conditions more susceptible to effects of ash
Posted on: April 18 2010, 02:11 pm

The ash cloud from the volcanic explosion in Iceland contains fine particles, similar to those emitted from other sources of particulate matter (PM); but as long as ash remains in the upper atmosphere, there will not likely be an increased risk of health effects, according to WHO.

Read more at http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2010/volcanic_ash_20100416/en/index.html
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