Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Delfino quoted in WAPO article on wildfires and air quality

Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2018

An article in The Washington Post quotes AirUCI faculty Ralph Delfino on the effect the autumn, 2018 fires in California have had on regional air quality.  People older than 65 and children younger than 4 are particularly vulnerable to smoke, he said.  “When you grow older, just like your ability to fight off infection goes down, the ability to mount an antioxidant defense decreases, too.”    Read the article