Silent predator 'fine dust' into reality

2020년 7월 31일

Unlike previous years, many people feel that the sky is clear this year. Human economic activity has been temporarily suspended due to the global spread of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19). When economic activity normalizes, the invisible enemies of fine dust and ultrafine dust will rise again.


The KBS UHD documentary 'Dust Society - After the Wind Stops' (pictured), aired on KBS1 at 7:10 am on the 2nd, is a documentary drama that combines documentary and drama.


The production team interviewed Ella's mother, who died of air pollution. Ella died in London, England, in 2013 at the age of 9 from breathing difficulties due to acute asthma. In 2018, prominent British medical scientist Stephen Holgate found that 'air pollution levels were higher than EU standards in 26 of Ella's 27 emergency room visits, and Ella's death was linked to air pollution in London'. published a report.


The following year, a court ordered a formal investigation into Ella's death.


Professor Hong Yun-cheol of Seoul National University College of Medicine said, “Cases like Ella can also occur in Korea.