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Is air pollution linked to Covid-19? | BOOM | Coronavirus in India

Oct 31, 2020 12:48 IST

As crop burning season takes off in North India, should we be worried about rise in #COVID19 cases? Scientist Pallavi Pant of Health Effects Institute says rising air pollution affects body's immune system leading to higher COVID-19 cases and mortality rate. Watch this video to understand how the novel coronavirus attaches itself to particulate pollution and leads to higher cases of COVID-19 as well as major causes of air pollution in India.