Air Pollution Killed 7 Million in 2012 –WHO

Dr. Maria Neira of the World Health Organization: “The risks from air pollution are now far greater than previously thought or understood, particularly for heart disease and strokes. Few risks have a greater impact on global health today than air pollution; the evidence signals the need for concerted action to clean up the air we all breathe.”

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