STUDYING THE SMOG/SMOKE COMBO
Children are known to be susceptible to ozone and to particles, and one Air Resources Board study looked at exposure to combined ozone and wildfire particles that could have implications for children. The researchers found effects to the lung function and immune system of rhesus monkeys born three months prior to the 2008 wildfires in Trinity and Humboldt counties. The monkeys were exposed to both ozone and wildfire PM2.5.
The Air Resources Board has sponsored other