[Source: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, full page: (LINK). Summary, edited.]
Surge of respiratory illnesses in children due to fires in Brazil’s Amazon region
Published: October 29, 2019 / DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30410-2
As thousands of kilometres of forest burned in the Amazon during the months of June through August, the world cried out for the preservation of the largest rainforest in the world. Environmentalists denounced the widespread deforestation of the area, with fires being set in protected areas and even very near indigenous reserves.
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Keywords: Environmental disasters; Environmental pollution; Brazil.