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Bushfire Smoke and it's lasting negative effects.

If you are already susceptible to sinus, throat and breathing problems, you would have already felt the pain these last few weeks. As a direct result of the New South Wales bushfire inferno that has plagued us for weeks without end many pollutants and harmful particles are being thrown into the air. Smoke particles with ash, chemicals and condensed pollution being trapped from cars and factories, Sydney's air is the worst it has ever been. Pollution levels are monitored by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s Air Quality Index. It measures several categories of particles. The one of most concern to public health is PM2.5. Data and mapping from the department show PM2.5 levels have been above the 200...

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