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Understanding smoke pollution during bushfires

We've seen blankets of bushfire smoke sitting across different parts of the country as fires rage. It's been so bad that health authorities in Queensland and New South Wales have been advising people to avoid spending excessive time outside. So what's happening to our lungs when bushfire smoke is lingering and, how can we protect ourselves?