Dust Storms Overseas Carry Contaminants to U.S.

Does this wind also carry depleted uranium? — PID

Feb 6, 2008 (WASHINGTON POST) — Researchers have also found that the dust clouds contain not only harmful minerals and industrial pollutants, but also living organisms: bacteria, fungus and viruses that may transmit diseases to humans. Some say an alarming increase in asthma in children in the Caribbean is the consequence of dust blown from Africa, and predict they will find similar connections in the Southeast and Northwest United States. Full Report