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Air pollution is world’s top environmental health risk, WHO says

Filed in World Health News 6/2/15 at 9:32 am     1110     India Times

The assessment was reached at the first ever discussion on air pollution and its health impacts at WHO’s World Health Assembly, which concluded in Geneva last week. Delegates at the assembly adopted a resolution to address the health impacts of air pollution.

The new estimation significantly increases the threat posed by air pollution and has dire health implications for countries such as India, where pollution load is high and public health infrastructure underdeveloped.

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