Increased Coughing Due to Wildfires Could Lead to COVID-19 Spread, Doctors Say

September 16, 2020

Smoke from the out-of-control wildfires on the West Coast is triggering concern that the air quality could lead to more respiratory infections, including COVID-19. Doctors are warning the public about a surge in coughing, which spreads the coronavirus, making wearing masks all the more important. Dr. Armand Dorian told Inside Edition that in smoky conditions, even people in good shape might be more likely to contract COVID-19. 

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