BY A STAFF REPORTERS: Air pollution levels are much higher than normal after burning excessive firecrackers during Diwali. These conditions add to the suffering of those suffering from asthma or lung disease, and many children and elderly people become ill. It is known that along with other states, the amount of pollution is also increasing in Kolkata. What doctors think.
Pulmonary and critical care specialists report receiving calls from patients suffering from chronic illnesses. Pneumonia or influenza vaccines cannot prevent respiratory problems caused by pollutants.In winter, air pollution levels increase as temperatures drop. Fireworks make the situation worse. A doctor said that every year after Diwali, the number of patients suffering from shortness of breath, cough and other respiratory diseases increases. They are mostly elderly people. People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma often have their conditions worsened.