New laboratory research shows short-term exposure of airway cells to pollution particles from traffic significantly increased the number of ACE2 receptors that coronavirus hijacks to enter the body. (Caution Preprint, not yet peer reviewed)
“We need a wide-ranging air quality response as we emerge from lockdown & not an accentuated #Covid19 second peak because people get into their cars instead of using public transport or working from home,” UK MP Geraint Davies #Act4cleanair report launch
UK #Act4CleanAir #Covid19 report Proposal 2 was on Cycling & pedestrianisation:
✅ Repurpose traffic lanes & parking spaces for cycling & wider footways
✅ Invest in cycle lanes
✅ Promote greater pedestrianisation
Where is the similar commitment from #springst @JaalaPulford?
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