One U.S. ex-pat general practitioner claims he’s seeing more patients with respiratory problems, but no reports of deaths so far.
With PM2.5 readings hitting 886+ micrograms per cubic meter, the daily death toll should just about double, based on EPA risk estimates.
But from today’s Wall Street Journal, we have only this:
Dr. [Richard] Saint Cyr said he was seeing higher-than-normal numbers of patients complaining of respiratory problems. “Air pollution is an inflammatory toxin that tips people over the edge of existing health problems,” he said.