Nanoparticle Exposure Can Awaken Dormant Viruses in the Lungs

Nanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in in lung tissue cells. This is the result of a study by researchers of Helmholtz Zentrum München, a partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), which has now been published in the journal ‘Particle and Fibre Toxicology’. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)