(Worthy News) - The eruption of the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is spewing more than molten lava and ash. It is also putting out 15,000 tons of 'vog,' or volcanic fog, every day.
People living as far away as the Marshall Islands, 2,300 miles from Hawaii, are experiencing vog from Kilauea blanketing the sky. Symptoms include burning eyes, headaches and sore throats, Agence France-Presse reported Monday.
"Everyone is having symptoms now on some level," emergency room physician and State Senator Josh Green told the Associated Press. [ Source: NewsWeek (Read More...) ]
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