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Polluted air cuts short life expectancy by 20 months
The life expectancy of a child born today could be reduced by an average of 20 months due to health damage caused by air pollution. In South Asia, where air pollution levels are the highest, the life expectancy for children born in countries like Pakistan and Bangladesh falls by more than 30 months, according to the annual State of Global Air report, published by the Health Effects Institute, a U.S.-based nonprofit research group, online April 3, 2019… (Medscape)
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