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COVID-19 Impact On New Mesothelioma Cases In Italy

As per a study done in Italy, the COVID-19 pandemic had little or no impact on the new cases of mesothelioma . Due to this, the vitiations were not homogeneous throughout the country. Please note that Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare form of diseases which mainly spreads through the asbestos exposure. It all happens when long term asbestos comes into play and people get infected with it after a gap of so many years. Loads of patients have been found infected with the mineral called asbestos in the past. Since asbestos is a known carcinogen, its use has been banned in most countries including the US, Italy, UK and more. In spite of this many companies are still being violating the norms and regulations prescribed to keep asbestos at bay. The only thing that can help mesothelioma patients is their timely prognosis. It's because these measures taken to reconstruct the entire medical history as recounted by patient. This is to mainly document the previous exposure of a patient fro

Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds Safety from the Use of Asbestos

On the occasion of asbestos awareness week , the health and education department under the Queensland government, headquartered in Australia has given some hints and instructions to make your place free from asbestos. Prior to the above, the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is about to host an absolutely free asbestos safety session on Tuesday to deliver extremely crucial asbestos safety measures. The session will be held online where useful tips will be shared about the use of asbestos related products along with the dangers associated with it. The department also has to focus on the dangers of using high-pressure water blasters to clean asbestos fences and roofs. Meso Book This is what Ms. Grace has to say, “If you’re working on a property that was built or renovated before 1990, it is likely to contain products with asbestos in them,” she said. “More than 3000 asbestos containing materials were used in construction of residential homes in that time. “Always play it

One In Three Homes In Sydney Contains Asbestos

As per an analysis conducted on homes in Sydney made before 1990 is found to contain asbestos. Please note that asbestos is a dangerous mineral found naturally on earth. But when it is disturbed in any way, it starts exposes in the atmosphere. And when these asbestos fibers are inhaled, they become the reason of many diseases like mesothelioma. And if you have a home with asbestos, make sure you don't remove it yourself. It's because when asbestos is disturbed or damaged, the mineral starts deteriorating on its own. Also know that asbestos can be found throughout the home in fences, roofs, kitchens, laundries, floors, ceilings, bathrooms, walls, etc. As per the findings, asbestos-related diseases claim lives of 4 times more people who die each year on our roads. Please follow these 3 steps if you are about to renovate your home which contains asbestos:   Think Before You Act Australia is a country counted among one of the highest rates of asbestos-related disease