Volcanic ash and respiratory symptoms in children on the island of Montserrat, British West Indies

Forbes, L.; Jarvis, D.; Potts, J.; Baxter, P.J.
March 2003
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p207
Academic Journal
Presents a study that determined whether volcanic ashfalls had any effect on the respiratory health of children on the island of Montserrat, British West Indies. Details of the volcanic erruption that occurred on the island on July 18, 1995; Relation between exposure to ash emissions and respiratory symptoms; Evidence provided by the findings regarding the impact of the volcanic crisis on the respiratory health of children.


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