Headaches and hospital visits as wildfire smoke blankets the U.S. West
By Editor - Wed Sep 16, 5:21 am
The splitting headaches began when smoke from wildfires rolled in around Tim Hunt’s suburban Seattle home. As deadly wildfires rage across the U.S. West, Hunt and others are struggling with some of the world’s worst air pollution. Enormous plumes of ash and smoke have spread from the region, where nearly 5 million acres were ablaze on Tuesday, compounding the public health crisis of the coronavirus pandemic.