Your Heart, Big Killers and Climate Change

BY: Kathryn Pollard
POSTED January 28, 2020 IN

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A recent study by the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, that one in six deaths around the world in 2015 was linked to smog in some way – from air, water, soil, chemical or occupational pollution. That’s 9 million people, just counting deaths, not suffering from related symptoms. Low- and middle-income countries are hit the hardest, (China, India and much of Africa), with children carrying the highest risk. “Pollution disproportionately impacts the poor and the vulnerable,” said Dr. Olusoji Adeyi, commissioner and director of the health, nutrition and population global practice at the World Bank Group…

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