Breathing dirty air damages our health and can create underlying conditions that dramatically elevate the risk of complications and death from COVID-19.
Beth Gardiner is an environmental journalist and the author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. She’s written for the New York Times, National Geographic, the Guardian and Smithsonian, and is a former longtime Associated Press reporter. Reach her at www.bethgardiner.com or @Gardiner_Beth
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