Scientific study links high pollen levels to COVID-19 infection rates
CGTN Europe • 2m 35s
🤧 🍃"We saw that pollen together with air temperature and humidity could explain a big proportion of infection rates, approximately 44 percent," said Athanasios Damialis, an aerobiologist who coordinated the study.
What else did the researchers find out when they analyzed pollen samples from 248 sites in 31 countries across all five continents collected between February and April of last year, just as much of the world was going into lockdown? 🦠
Read more: https://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2021-03-24/High-pollen-levels-linked-to-COVID-19-infection-rates-in-global-study-YTw5k0ci6A/index.html
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