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What are the Health Issue Causes by Volcanic Ash?

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Philippines - On January 12, 2020 just a few days ago after celebrating the New years eve in the country a devastating natural event happens in the province of Batangas.


Taal Volcano the second most active volcano in the country and one of the smallest but destructive volcano in the Philippine history, show her power on Sunday after blowing up volcanic ashes several miles in the sky that leads to ash fall in several nearby provinces.

The effect of the volcanic ash, causes several health problems for children and adults, especially for those people who had health problems like asthma. The ashfall causes also zero visibility for the motorist nearby the Taal Volcano like the provinces of Batangas, Laguna and Cavite.

Due to the Volcanic ash, the country had suspended all works and classes in the entire Luzon and advise the public to wear face mask and goggles to avoid direct contact with volcanic ash.

Volcanic ash or ashfall is like a powdered sand mixing in the air came from a volcanic explosion. These ashes are composed of carbon dioxide and flourine that could cause health issues for those people that could have a direct contact.


What are the effect of volcanic ash or ashfall to human?

1. Irritation of the eyes, nose and throat

2. severe coughing and difficulty breathing

3. Skin Irritation

4. damage caused by a roof collapsed or accident due to slippery road.


What are the things to do to avoid volcanic ash or ashfall?

1. Avoid leaving or going out of the house and close all doors and windows.

2. Hang or put some damp curtains on windows and doors to stop ashes from coming in.

3. Use a face mask or dust musk to prevent inhalation of dust.

4. Use goggles for eye protection.

5. Keep the animals or pets in a safe place.

6. Clean the roof of the house so that it does not collapse.

7. Determine the situation on the road before commuting and obey the traffic law

Lakers Anthony Davis Injury updates after Nasty Fall

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NBA - Lakers center and power forward Anthony Davis suffered a minor injury against the New York Knick's that leads to momentarily silent and scares to the Lakers bench and fans inside the arena of the Staples Center in Los Angeles.


The half of the Lakers superstar duo Anthony Davis suffered a nasty fall later in the 3rd quarter of the game after an accidental collision with Knicks forward Julius Randle his former teammates in Pelicans.

Although Davis manage to stand up and walk to the players tunnel he was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Despite the loss of Davis in the game the half of the Lakers superstar duo LeBron James dropped 31 points to lead the Lakers in a good fashion blown out win against the Knick's 117 - 87 and now extending their winning streak to 6 straight games.

Davis was later reported to undergo MRI and a positive result was released that he only suffered bruises on his back, which is a good sign for the Lakers team and their fans.

Anthony Davis has been a fragile player throughout his career since his early years with the New Orleans Pelicans and now with the Lakers they can't afford to lose him now that their team is chasing for an NBA Championship.

The Lakers are currently the best team in the Western Conference with 30 wins and 7 loss only second to the league best Milwaukee Bucks 32 wins and 6 loss.

The Lakers will be tested in their next game, especially if Anthony Davis will be ruled out as they visit Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Arena for their 4th and final meeting this season.

The Lakers had the edge in their season match 2 - 1.