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Air Quality

Wantagh, New York
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Air Quality

Planning our trip for the fall...do we need to be concerned about the air quality and our health?

Sherbrooke, Canada
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Not really. You are just going for a few fays, not living there.

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I think living in NY is more of an health hazard then visiting Beijing for a few days.

Although lower pollution levels, you will be in it day in day out. Especially in the rush hour periods, NY will also have pretty high peaks.

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Sendai, Japan
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I've been here for 4 days and have been fine.

Metro Manila...
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We went to Beijing with air quality charts showing very poor results: 200-300.


I was concerned about my son who has asthma so I had all meds with me but, with our 1 week stay, there were no attacks. You wouldnt really notice it -- unless you look up :D

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