Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and other air pollution can knock 12 years off your life
Influenza, pneumonia, air pollution One of the preventable big killers – though preventable in a difficult way that you may have to sacrifice your job, community and city life to avoid it.
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The Guardian - 20-Sep-2023
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