Sunday, 12 November 2017

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet. The causes of death vary — cancer, lung disease, heart disease. The report links them to pollution, drawing upon previous studies that show how pollution is tied to a wider range of diseases than previously thought.

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