Air quality in Guinea
Air pollution is a significant problem in Conakry, Guinea. Consider the potential impact of seasonal smog and heavy particulate pollution on your health and consult your doctor before traveling if necessary.
The air quality varies considerably and fluctuates with the seasons. It is typically at its worst in the dry season, which begins in late October and continues into late May. People at the greatest risk from particle pollution exposure include:
- Infants, children, and teens
- People over 65 years of age
- People with lung disease such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema
- People with heart disease or diabetes
- People who work or are active outdoors