What does air pollution PM 2.5 do inside children's body and brain?

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PM 2.5, or particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller, poses a significant threat to children's health. These fine particles, often emitted from vehicle exhaust, industrial processes and wildfires, can penetrate deeply into the respiratory system. Children, with their developing lungs and immune systems, are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of PM 2.5 exposure.

This video provides information on the effects of air pollution on children. In order to protect your children from air pollution:

  • Stay inside when air pollution is high.
  • If you have to go out, wear a filtering mask.
  • Install window filters and air filters at home if possible.
  • Consume food and drinks high in vitamin C, E and Omega3 antioxidants.