On August 28, 2022 at 2:30 pm, the much-talked-about Noida twin towers were demolished in a controlled fashion after informing the residents about the possible fallout and putting in place preventive measures. Many families were vacated from their apartments from the surrounding areas.
People who live nearby are worried about their health as a result of the demolition of the twin towers. Health problems include headaches, asthma attacks, colds, phlegm, and allergies could last for several weeks.
THE DUST: HOW TO MANAGE
Fresh fruit must be consumed frequently. Fruits help boost the body's immunity and fight diseases like the common cold and allergies because they are high in antioxidants.
To stay hydrated, you should regularly consume water. The body deteriorates when it is dehydrated. In addition, dry skin may crack, creating entry points for pathogens, viruses, and toxins into our bodies.
Health issues that can arise from the demolition
Serious health issues, such as: are expected to be brought on by the pollutants that will most likely result from the demolition.
- Skin, eye, and nose irritations
- Respiratory conditions including a runny nose, a sore throat, a cough, and nasal congestion
- Some people may also develop chest pain, difficulty breathing, SPO2 decreases of less than 92 percent, and shortness of breath. In these cases, you should seek medical attention.
- Fever and body pains could also be prevalent
- Vomiting and abdominal pain
Take preventative action RIGHT NOW
For now, it is best for everyone to stay indoors and shut their windows. Refrain from stepping outside until extremely necessary. Wear a mask when you visit outdoors and protect your eyes with sunglasses or goggles.
In case of skin or eye irritation, consult your doctor. If you're someone who has pre-existing health conditions, such as high BP, diabetes, asthma, heart diseases, watch out for symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain, etc. In addition, make sure you take all your medications on time. Keep in touch with your doctors and again stay indoors.
Furthermore, maintain good hand hygiene - wash your hands frequently and make sure you vacuum your house frequently as dust can accumulate on your furniture, floor, upholstery, curtains, etc.. Use the AC to avoid dispersing of the dust, and clean the filter before and after the demolition.