Air quality takes a dive in Vietnam

Air quality in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City has been sitting in the ‘unhealthy’ range for much of the past fortnight and local residents have taken to wearing face masks with activated charcoal in an attempt to screen out the smog’s PM2.5 particles – the ones that can be breathed deep into the lungs. News reports from Thailand earlier this week blamed the poor air quality in Bangkok on prevailing weather systems trapping local smog over the city. Read more.

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