Lyashko said about the impact of smog from forest fires on the sick COVID-19, but complained about tobacco smoke

Ляшко не ответил о влиянии смога от лесных пожаров на больных COVID-19, но посетовал на табачный дым

Chief sanitary doctor and Deputy Minister of health Viktor Lyashko did not answer, as smog and smoke from forest fires near cities affects patients coronavirus disease COVID-19.

He said this at a briefing on Friday, April 10. The broadcast led TV NEWSONE.

Lyashko asked, does the smoke and smog from fires in the course of the disease in patients with coronavirus. He replied that he did not know about this, but stressed the harm of tobacco smoke, which complicates the course of the disease.

The health officer urged to refrain from bad habits because it will cause serious complications of influenza-like illnesses, especially with the appearance of pneumonia.

Regarding the massive fires, Lyashko assured that the Ministry of health monitors air quality. If the concentration of harmful substances exceeds the permissible values, the Ukrainians will warn you of danger and tell them how to protect themselves.

In the state service for emergency situations said that in the last day in open territories of Ukraine recorded 511 fires. With the beginning of the year occurred on 16 634 fire.

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