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Is occupational biomass smoke exposure an overlooked driver of respiratory health?

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  • Contributors CT and OTR contributed equally.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Editor’s note This commentary refers to an article published in the October 2017 issue of Occup Environ Med: Awopeju OF, Nemery B, Afolabi OT, et al. Biomass smokeexposure as an occupational risk: cross-sectional study of respiratory health of women working as street cooks in Nigeria. Occup Environ Med 2017;74:737–44.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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