Where Does Indonesia and Jakarta’s Air Pollution Come From?

Indonesia’s air pollution levels have severely worsened in recent years.  From 2013 to 2016 alone, Indonesia’s air pollution doubled.  In 2019, Jakarta averaged over 4 times (40 micrograms) the WHO recommended healthy limit of PM.5 air pollution.  With pollution levels worsening to dangerous levels, many may wonder where Indonesia and Jakarta’s air pollution comes from. […]

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Masks for Coronavirus May Be Lowering Blood Pressure for Millions

The coronavirus has made millions around the world regularly wear masks to reduce the spread of the virus.  It is clear, masks help mitigate virus spread. But widespread mask wearing may be having another unintended benefit: lowering blood pressure for millions. With mask wearing to prevent coronavirus spread, people are accidentally protecting themselves from air […]

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Masks for Coronavirus May Be Lowering Blood Pressure for Millions