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Researchers are increasingly concerned about the presence of toxic industrial contaminants called PFAS in the Arctic. These can damage the immune system and may also make people more susceptible to the more severe effects of COVID-19. (File image) NEWS 20 OCTOBER 2020 – 4:57 PM EDT Concern mounts over impact of toxic “forever chemicals” in the Arctic

By October 20, 2020PFAS in the news

Alarm is growing about the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in the Arctic, which have been found to harm peoples’ immune systems and may possibly increase the risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms. Read more…