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Respiratory ailments rise in Brazil as Amazon fires rage

Seattle Times Wednesday, 28 August 2019
PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems — particularly among children and the elderly — have increased as fires in the region rage. “The kids are affected the most. They’re coughing a lot,” said Elane Diaz, a nurse in the Rondonia state […]
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