New York Times: Even Low Levels of Soot Can Be Deadly to Older People
According to research conducted by Drs. Dominici, Zanobetti, Braun, Scwartz, & Wu, if federal rules for allowable levels of fine soot had been slightly lower, as many as 143,000 deaths could have been prevented over the course of a decade.
ABC News: Disparities in Air Pollution Exposure in Communities of Color
According to recent NSAPH research, marginalized communities in the U.S. - particularly those with a high concentration of people of color - are more likely to be exposed to air pollution, the fifth-highest risk factor of global mortality.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: Press Release
Wildfire smoke may have contributed to thousands of extra COVID-19 cases and deaths in western U.S. in 2020
Wildfire smoke linked to higher COVID-19 death rates
National Geographic: A new study finds 2020 wildfires may have caused more than 19,000 COVID-19 cases and 700 deaths.
Hidden Toll of the Northwest Heat Wave: Hundreds of Extra Deaths
The New York Times: Hidden Toll of the Northwest Heat Wave: Hundreds of Extra Deaths
Air Pollution's Invisible Toll on Your Health
Check out our group's work featured in The New York Times! Link to the published paper: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.050252
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Francesca Dominici Featured in April’s 2021 National Geographic Cover Story