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The response to the 2010 BP oil spill off the Louisiana coast included setting controlled burns of the surface slick. These fires added to the heavily industrialized Gulf region's relatively high levels of particulate matter pollution, which has been found to worsen COVID-19 infections. (U.S. Navy photo of a controlled burn in the Gulf of Mexico on May 6, 2010, by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg via Wikipedia.)