Climate change: Nearly 500,000 newborn babies die from air pollution

This is the result from the Global Air Condition Report published by experts from the US and Canada. In which India and the southern Sahara in Africa are the places most heavily affected.

The above report shows that nearly 70% of infant deaths are related to gas emissions from cooking.

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Air pollution in Beijing, China (Source: EPA)

Air pollution has become the world’s fourth-highest cause of death, after high blood pressure, tobacco use and unhealthy diet.

To prevent diseases as well as harm caused by air pollution, health experts recommend, it is necessary to know the information about safety in the air in order to have a defense plan for yourself.

During days with hazardous air pollution, people, especially children and pregnant women, the elderly, limit going to the streets or participating in outdoor activities.


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