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93% of children globally breathe noxious air each day, WHO says

11:30 EDT 29 Oct 2018 | Science Blog

93% of children globally breathe noxious air each day, WHO saysEvery day around 93% of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children) breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. Tragically, many of them die: WHO estimates that in 2016, 600,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. A […]

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