Toxicologist Jan Topinka as a guest of the Studio ČT24

TV Report Published on 15. 08. 2023 Reading time Reading time: 1 minute

Air pollution from ultrafine dust particles is associated with a higher prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, states a global study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet (open in a new window). Researchers worked with data collected over two decades from more than a hundred countries. The significant danger is posed by ultrafine dust particles smaller than 2.5 micrometres, which can enter the bronchial tubes and cause serious health complications – such as respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological and others.

Learn more in the TV report with Jan Topinka – Head of the Department of Genetic Toxicology and Epigenetics, who was a guest of the Studio ČT24.

The link to the TV report (open in a new window – available only in Czech)