Air quality back at unhealthy levels, docs issue warning

A photo taken in the eastern part of Singapore at around 2.30pm on Sept 21 shows slightly hazy conditions in the area.
A photo taken in the eastern part of Singapore at around 2.30pm on Sept 21 shows slightly hazy conditions in the area.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Migraine sufferers at risk of attacks; hospitals step up measures to ensure cleaner air indoors

Haze returned to Singapore yesterday, pushing air quality to unhealthy levels in some parts of the country and doctors warned that patients with pre-existing medical conditions could experience increased discomfort.

Those who suffer from migraines are at greater risk of attacks on poor air-quality days, doctors said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 22, 2019, with the headline 'Air quality back at unhealthy levels, docs issue warning'. Print Edition | Subscribe