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Bushfire smoke research will help doctors – AMA

17 January 2020 Australian Medical Association

The Australian Medical Association says the findings of new bushfire smoke research will provide people with better knowledge of prevention measures and empower doctors with better clinical solutions to care for communities affected by future extreme bushfires and other air quality emergencies.

Australia’s Health Minister, Greg Hunt, has announced $5 million funding for research into both the physiological and mental health impacts of prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke on people and whole communities after weeks of warnings about air quality.

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