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Given the prevalence of fire smoke in the U.S. and particularly in Western U.S. states, the increasing burden from climate change and the need to understand and combat air pollution, it is adamant to determine if smoke exposure is linked to disease risk and/or severity, design interventions aiming to reduce exposures and associated health risks and assess the effectiveness of health risk communication strategies in supporting actions among vulnerable groups and the general public.

Increase in total smoky days in the Western US in 2016-20 compared to 2006-10.

Source: NOAA and NASA