Novel coronavirus pneumonia,
, August 17th, Russian news agency reported that the Maria Neira, director of the environment, climate change and health division of the WHO, told the Russian satellite news agency that more and more evidence indicates that air pollution will increase the risk of death in patients with new crown lung inflammation. Therefore, it is urgent to redouble efforts to solve this problem. Maria,
last week, novel coronavirus pneumonia in long-term exposure to air pollution could increase by 7%, according to a study published by the National Bureau of statistics. Prior to this, several countries have published similar articles. “It’s clear that if the lungs, which are the main channels of the new coronavirus, are already damaged and fragile, you are at increased risk of more serious disease due to lack of protection,” nella said. At the same time, it should also be noted that air pollution is a risk factor for any respiratory disease caused by viral infection. ” Stressing the importance of the shift to a “green economy” and the use of renewable energy sources, nella called for a ban on the use of fossil fuels, which cause pollution and increase the risk of many diseases, including infectious diseases. In addition, nella called for more “conservation” in energy consumption – reducing the use of air conditioning and heating, and trying to choose more environmentally friendly modes of transportation.