• COVID-19 Reduces US Life Expectancy

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    In the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected life expectancy.
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  • Q&A: COVID-19 lockdowns affected air pollution less than expected

    Q&A: COVID-19 lockdowns affected air pollution less than expected

    1 month ago - By Healio

    COVID-19 lockdowns in several cities affected air pollution less than expected, according to a study published in Science.
    Zongbo Shi, PhD, professor of atmospheric biogeochemistry at the University of Birmingham, and colleagues used a weather normalization method to isolate changes in air pollutant concentrations and evaluate air quality impacts from lockdown zones in 11 cities: Beijing and Wuhan, China; Milan; Rome; Madrid; London; Paris; Berlin; New York; Los Angeles; and Delhi, India.
    They found that, although reductions in automobile use during lockdowns led to a decrease in NO2 for all
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