Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021): Volume 1, Number 1, 2021

Published: 2021-04-21
Communication Open Access
Ahmed Mohamed Abd El Mohimen Hasham
Multidisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences and Research 2021, 1(1), 1-2. DOI: 10.31586/health001
Published: April 21, 2021
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Abstract
Beirut harbor explosion on 4th August 2020, carried out in the quarantine area of highly flammable substances caused, white gases emissions followed by reddish-brown gases emissions. The previous epidemiological studies stated that nitrogen dioxide has appeared to be a good indicator of the pollutant mixture. Furthermore, animal toxicological studies show
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Beirut harbor explosion on 4th August 2020, carried out in the quarantine area of highly flammable substances caused, white gases emissions followed by reddish-brown gases emissions. The previous epidemiological studies stated that nitrogen dioxide has appeared to be a good indicator of the pollutant mixture. Furthermore, animal toxicological studies show that prolonged exposures can cause decreases in lung host defenses and changes in lung structure. Besides many adverse health effects on human organs like on blood, liver, and spleen. Also, cause hypertension, diabetes, heart, and cardiovascular diseases, and even death. Additionally, in July 2020, Ogen. Y stated that long-term exposure to NO2 may be one of the most important contributors to fatality caused by the COVID-19 virus worldwide. On these grounds, it is proposed that a long-term recommendation for nitrogen dioxide be established. So, my recommendation to put a plan for monitoring the air quality parameters especially Nitrogen oxides, water quality parameters (drinking water, wastewater, and seawater), and soil parameters to develop mathematical models to draw the boundaries of the affected area and take the corrective actions accordingly.Full article