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WHO : Patients with Respiratory conditions more susceptible to effects of ash

Volcanic explosion in Iceland

Témoignages.re / 19 April 2010

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 the World Health Organization.

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