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Researchers Uncover Disturbing Link Between Fashion and Covid-19

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Microfibers from polyester and nylon clothing might be doing more than polluting the planet, a new study claims. They could also inhibit the lung’s ability to repair airway tissue damage caused by Covid-19. When researchers from Groningen University, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory exposed air sac organoids, grown…

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