The Impact of Air Pollution on Children’s Respiratory Diseases World-wide


Ambient particulate air pollution and acute lower respiratory infections: a systematic review and implications for estimating the global burden of disease(15 page pdf, Sumi Mehta, Hwashin Shin, Rick Burnett, Tiffany North & Aaron J. Cohen, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, May 21, 2011)

Today we summarize a literature review that examined the link between indoor and outdoor air pollution and respiratory diseases world-wide, with a focus on young children 20% of whom die of this. The sources of the air pollution range from PM 2.5 from combustion to the burning of solid fuels indoors.

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To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE

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