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COVID-19 and Pollution: While the Pandemic Has Led to Better Air Quality, There May Be a Link Between Coronavirus Risk and Long-Term Pollution Exposure

The global coronavirus pandemic has inadvertently achieved what state officials have sought to do for decades: It made Californians keep their cars parked. Freeways and highways are clear. And the constant burn of fossil fuels has been markedly diminished. The statewide stay-at-home order has brought about drastic reductions in air pollution and planet-warming emissions, experts […]

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